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Senior Commercial Officer – 12 Month FTC

Requisition ID: R10069105

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

We are actively seeking a Senior Commercial Officer who will be responsible for the day to day commercial and contracts management activities on specific multi-million pound contracts. To lead and plan the management of contracts and emerging tasking and to ensure that all contractual obligations are fulfilled.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.
  • Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
  • Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel
  • Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities:

  • Commercial point of contact for existing key contracts customers, including influencing key stakeholders on various Commercial topics.
  • Ensuring that contractual obligations are fulfilled.
  • Negotiate and agree scope, terms and conditions with Customers and Sub-contractors working closely with the relevant Programme Manager, Business Development Manager, Finance Team and Supply Chain team.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with corporate governance & policy on contracts and associated areas.
  • Be a pro-active member of the wider Northrop Grumman Commercial function.

Your Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience of commercial/contracts management in a defence environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally on all commercial matters.
  • Track record of building strong customer/stakeholder relationships.
  • Ensuring that contractual obligations are fulfilled. Experience of process development.

Your Future Team:

'"I am extremely lucky and privileged to lead a team of individuals who get satisfaction out of the impact they have in driving NG’s success through collaboration with colleagues, customers and suppliers alike. We work in a team that is achieving and equally rewarding, having a pivotal role in the programme team and delivery teams. We are ‘Defining Possible’."

John Youde

Senior Commercial Manager

The Contracts team has achieved significant success as individuals and as working as a team on a range of diverse programmes and scenarios.

We are focussed on delivering against our Customer and Business needs.

Through the various phases of contract management, we are consistently evolving both in experience and also in personal capabilities.

Networking through the wider Northrop Grumman functions, we are able to ensure best practice and develop existing and future working relationships.

We regularly have the opportunity to administer the full Life-Cycle of the projects/programmes and benefit from seeing the end results of our dedication.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business. 

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more email talentenquiries@uk.ngc.com to connect with one of our Sourcing Specialists who will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation’s security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

Find out more: https://www.northropgrumman.com/careers/job-search-united-kingdom/

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Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.