Mace has teamed with Turner & Townsend to form Paragon’ a joint venture, to be the commercial delivery partner to defence, equipment and support (DE&S) in the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
As a vital part of the Ministry of Defence, DE&S and now its spin-off, the submarine delivery agency (SDA), manage and deliver complex projects that equip and support the UK’s Armed Forces for both current and future operations.
To work in DE&S and SDA is to be at the sharp edge of the military support infrastructure. You will join an 11,500 strong force of people, head-
quartered in Bristol, united in the service of UK’s frontline forces.
You could be involved in a vast array of exciting projects, varying in scale and budget, from procuring supplies to submarines, from helmets to helicopters.
Consequently, projects can last from months to decades and budgets from thousands to billions.
We strongly believe that employing people from different personal and professional backgrounds allows us to be at the forefront of an ever shifting global landscape.
We want to work with the brightest talent to help us gain a wide range of perspectives and deliver our goals to the highest standards.
Assistant Commercial Manager
The role covers assignments within general administration, sourcing, sales, contract management, disposals and corporate activities i.
e. policy, training and supplier relations. The role may include drafting contract documentation and solicitations for proposals, price negotiations, supplier selection and contract award, as well as the use of contracting templates to enable low-
value purchasing and basic commodity procurements. In addition, the successful candidate will play a supporting role in the management of contracts -
including making changes to cost, schedule, post costing and dispute resolution.
Your responsibilities will include :
conformance, dispute resolution, and identifying enforcement tools and remedies.
Your experience, knowledge and skills need to include :
The role requires advanced skills that would typically require at least a year of training and three to four years post-
training practice. Examples of these skills may include :