Graduate Commercial Officer
graduate scheme

Graduate Commercial Officer

Employer
Leonardo
Salary
Competitive salary
Location
Luton

Job description

Leonardo – Engineering the Future

Do you want to work on real-time projects alongside leading scientists and engineers within a globally renowned company?

Leonardo has an award winning Graduate Programme that develops promising young graduates into engineers and business professionals of the future.

Job Description
A Graduate Commercial Officer is required to join the commercial function. The individual will provide assistance to the commercial team on account management, sales order processing, invoicing, bid preparation and approval, customer contract review meetings, agreements processing, system and process adherence and general Commercial administration. The individual will have a basic understanding/awareness on contract law.

Key Responsibilities
The individual will help commercial and contract managers deliver their account management responsibilities and will support commercial teams in bid activity. They will help with sales order processing activities and help administer and maintain commercial agreements databases. They will also help process standard form agreements and ensure the accuracy of our agreements databases.

Our two year Graduate Programme
On joining the Leonardo graduate programme, you will unlock a wealth of development opportunities and further learning. You will receive mentoring, coaching and support to achieve your personal goals and accreditation from your professional body.

We have created a programme across our UK sites that value those who continuously ask questions and look to resolve problems through creative and innovative thinking. We will demand a high degree of customer focus and work performance from you in order to meet our operational challenges.

What’s in it for me?
Leonardo values their people and we reward commitment with a competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package including:

  • Competitive starting salary and welcome bonus
  • Accommodation allowance (subject to eligibility) and three performance related pay reviews within the two years
  • 33 days holiday and flexible working arrangements
  • Contributory pension scheme

What can I expect from my working environment?
You will be working within world class facilities regardless of which site you are based. Dependent on your role, you may be working in an office or lab environment or a combination of both. There may also be opportunities to travel between different sites and to meet with customers and suppliers. Occasionally you may also travel abroad.

What are you waiting for?
A career in the defence industry rewards over 162,000 people and generates a £22 billion turnover. Come and be a part of a community and work with some of the most talented engineers in the UK on some of the most exciting projects around.

Don’t delay – these roles attract high competition so apply now to avoid disappointment. Roles will be closed as soon as they are offered.

Company information

Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are globally renowned and are continually expanding, offering exciting opportunities to talented graduates who want to work at the forefront of our technology. With the majority of our engineers having chartered status, you can look forward to working with highly skilled professionals that are passionate about their work.

Person requirements

You must be able to satisfy the necessary security clearance for the role applied for and meet a minimum of five years permanent residency in the UK.

Desirable Requirements

  • A clean driving licence is desirable as the Graduate will be working across UK Leonardo main sites
  • Must be able to manage own time and work load as the Graduate will occasionally work unsupervised
  • Ability to work in a well in a team
  • Ability to communicate / influence effectively

Accepted degree subjects

economics · mathematics · business and management studies · accounting and finance · law and legal studies

Salary

Competitive salary

Location

Luton

How to apply

Closing date: 28/02/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 28/02/2018

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