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Contracts/Commercial Manager

Posted 1 Oct 2022
Work experience
2 to 6 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)
6 Sep 2023 00:00

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About the Role

Lockheed Martin UK is the UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation and has operated in the country for nearly 80 years. From mail sorting technology to helping build the UK’s first commercial spaceport, our innovations and partnerships help solve some of the world’s most complex challenges, contributing to the UK’s defence, security and prosperity.

Lockheed Martin UK – Rotary and Mission Systems is one of the four business areas operating in-country and provides systems engineering, software development, complex programme management and systems integration for advanced platform integration, electronic warfare, training and logistics systems and cyber solutions for military and civil customers. It is this part of the business that is looking for a Contracts Manager to join our talented team.

The Contracts Manager will perform contracts management functions across the spectrum of actions associated with providing supplies and services, from capture through proposal, contract award, and all phases of contract administration.

This vital role will be providing business advice and guidance whilst co-ordinating with other functions to effectively manage a breadth of responsibilities, including contract solicitations / capture, negotiations, and contract terms, including fulfillment of related obligations.

Ensuring contractual compliance with all laws and regulations, and adherence to Delegation of Authority and approval requirements for proposals and contractual actions. Leading and supporting audits, as appropriate, with internal and external audit teams and agencies to support contract-related activities and verify compliance. Ensuring final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations.

Due to the nature of the role SC clearance is required in advance.

Every day, our employees come to work with one focus – our customers’ missions. If you have the determination to strive for the best, combined with the pride and passion required to drive cutting-edge solutions that directly contribute to UK National Security, then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Our flexible schedules, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits enable you to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We offer the option to work full time hours over a 4-day week and the majority of our roles come the opportunity to work remotely and flexibly. We are a diverse and inclusive organisation offering exciting careers for apprentices, interns, graduates and experienced professionals alike.

The people of Lockheed Martin are critical to our success as a business – their work making a difference, every day. Our customers rely on their skills, knowledge and passion to deliver, time and time again.

Required skills, qualifications and experience

You will have proven experience in a similar role. You will encompass a 'can-do', 'all-in' attitude that seeks out opportunities to demonstrate the value that the commercial function can offer. Willingness/desire to undertake stretch assignments/projects

What we offer you

At Lockheed Martin our employees come first and therefore your physical, mental and financial wellbeing matters to us. On top of working in a highly supportive, friendly, respectful environment you can expect so much more.

We are an employer in support of and offering Flexible working with the option to also work a 4 day week depending on business requirements, where you have the option of Fridays off. We offer Competitive salaries alongside a flexible holiday entitlement.

We have a Wealth of benefits available to you that can be selected through our wellbeing tool upon commencement of employment. Just a few of our amazing benefits are shown below:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Competitive Pension
  • Dental
  • Critical Illness
  • Life Assurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Employee discounts for top high street shops
  • Employee Assistance Program which includes free face to face counselling sessions, Legal advice, Financial advice, etc
  • Internal training and development alongside out Education assistance programmes
  • Reimbursement for a professional membership
  • Competitive policies that support flexibility and family leave inclusive of enhanced maternity leave

Business Environment

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) provides systems engineering, software development, training solutions and complex program management for global security, civil and commercial markets. Simply stated, our mission is to be the world’s leading global security and aerospace company. To achieve this mission, RMS draws on its core capabilities in advanced platforms and weapons, C4ISR, global sustainment, training and sensors.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Aerospace & Defence
15,000 employees