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Customer Contracts Specialist

Employer
AWE
Location
Reading/Basingstoke area
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Sector
Legal
Hours
Full Time
Flexibility
Flexible working available
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

What if you could work with remarkable people on extraordinary things? What if the end result was something a little bit special? What if your role was mission critical?

For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. We have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK’s ultimate deterrent - Trident. We also use our unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions.

It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you?

We are recruiting for a Customer Contracts Specialist / Commercial Officer to provide support to the Customer Contracts Function, in the operation and implementation of fuctional processes.

Location - Reading/Basingstoke area

Salary - from £34,470 pa

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:
  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site


Key Accountabilities:
  • Adhering to functional and wider AWE processes and policies within agreed timescales.
  • Ensuring the provision of information in support of assessments and analyses of the viability of internal and external opportunities.
  • Assisting in the measurement of risks with respect to their impact upon contract baselines.
  • Developing and maintaining working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintaining and promoting high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Analysing data in the required business systems in preparation for reports relating to contract performance.
  • Analysing of data relating to the performance of changes and opportunities.
  • Contributing to commercial bids, costing and pricing.
  • Regularly reviewing bids with respect to their requirements - including regulatory and legislative matters.
  • Able to identify threats to AWE contracts and escalating them accordingly.
  • Contributing towards the development and improvement of commercial processes.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.


All Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.

Please note that you must be a British Citizen to apply for a role with us.

Our ambition is to create workplaces where we recognise and celebrate differences, encourage diverse contributions and our employees feel able to be themselves at work. We strive to create a genuine culture of openness and inclusion and encourage diverse applicants. Any inclusion information you provide us will be used to encourage and support you through the application process and will be held only for this purpose in accordance with GDPR.

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AWE are excited to launch our first Returner Programme, in partnership with workingmums.co.uk, which is designed to support experienced professionals return to their field following a career break.

The programme will be a 1 year fixed term contract on either a full or part time basis with the possibility of transitioning into a permanent role at the end of the contract.

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