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Senior Commercial Manager

Requisition ID:  60493
Business Unit:  Services & Support Coventry (1600)

Coventry, COV, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU


Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.


With over 160 years of history, innovation’s at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.


We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence.

Enable your extraordinary. Join us and be part of our diverse Meggitt team.

Job Summary

The Senior Commercial Manager has the overall responsibility to ensure that both Meggitt and the Customer adhere to the provisions of their complex agreement and is responsible for the life of a contract, from supporting the business in winning the contract, the management of the contract, its modification and interpretation to exit. The Senior Commercial Manager also assesses contractual and commercial risk and provides appropriate advice to the Commercial Team, and regional leadership.

Core Responsibilities

  • Leads/participates in Commercial Team improvement projects and initiatives
  • Provides Business Context Training to other Functions within Services & Support
  • Actively supports the bid team in responding to RFI’s or RFP’s including obtaining necessary internal approvals, leading on complex and supporting Commercial Lead on group opportunities
  • Drafts, reviews and negotiates commercial documents such as NDA’s and Terms and Conditions, leading on complex and supporting Commercial Lead on group opportunities
  • Lead in the dissemination of agreements
  • Administers the contract management system
  • Monitors and reports on performance against contracts
  • Drafts and negotiates contract amendments
  • Lead in contract closedown/exit activities

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Experienced Commercial Professional with senior level exposure
  • ACCM Member / Certified Member preferred
  • Able to establish and maintain effective business relationships based on mutual respect and trust
  • Strong inter-personal skills and be self-motivated
  • Ability to motivate and gain agreement in multi-cultural teams
  • Ability to clearly communicate using different mediums and at all levels in the organisation
  • Proven decision making skills, and an ability to solve complex or new problems
  • Ability to manage own and the Commercial Teams workload, delegating and prioritising tasks as required
  • Proven negotiating skills, with the ability to achieve results without alienating the Customer


Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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