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Commercial Officer – Fixed Term Contract

  • Luton, Bedfordshire
  • £9 - £99999 per annum
  • Contract
  • PK001221

Holt Executive would love to hear from all Commercial Officers with experience in the Aerospace and Defence Sector.

Client: I am working closely with a Global leading company who work within the Defence, Aviation and Aerospace market. A company that believe their employees work best when they are able to achieve balance between work and other aspects of life!

Position: The Commercial Officer will be based in Luton on a Fixed Term Contract. With a focus on UK and export contracts this will be a great opportunity to gain commercial experience within a market leading company.

Key Responsibilities of Commercial Officer:

+ Commercial support and administration of existing contracts

+ Preparing Commercial proposals for submission to customers

+ Producing accurate and compliant customer pricing

+ Representing the Commercial function at customer meetings

+ Preparing internal documentation required to obtain bid approvals

+ Obtaining bid approvals in line with governance process and delegated authorities

+ Drafting and negotiating terms and conditions of contract with customers

+ Drafting and reviewing agreements such as Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)

+ Work as an integral member of the Integrated Project Team (IPT) and Commercial team

Experience of Commercial Officer:

+ Demonstrated experience of commercial/contracts in Defence sector

+ Experience of bidding for and managing contracts with UK customers

+ High level of numeracy and proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

+ Knowledge of commercial processes and procedures

+ Knowledge and experience of reviewing and negotiating terms and conditions

+ Ability to constructively challenge others to influence the commercial position

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable you to build and support relationships with customers and partners

+ A familiarity with SAP (or equivalent ERP system) and its functionality

+ A professional qualification such as IACCM, CIPS

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Procurement & Commercial Manager

  • Southampton, Hampshire
  • £9 - £99999 per annum
  • Permanent
  • PK120701

Holt Executive would love to hear from all Procurement & Commercial Managers who have strong leadership skills along with a wide range of experience relating to the procurement and commercial aspects of a business.

Client: I am working closely with a Global leading Electronics manufacturer who supply into the Defence, Aviation and Aerospace market. A company that believe their employees work best when they are able to achieve balance between work and other aspects of life!

Position: The Procurement & Commercial Manager will be based in Southampton. The key role for the Procurement & Commercial Manager will be to lead the combined functional Procurement and Commercial team for a specific line of business including the requirement for increased skills and competencies required as the complexity and mix of business increases.

Key Responsibilities of Procurement & Commercial Manager:

+ The application and governance of Procurement and Commercial best practice expertise and process in accordance with published UK Processes. Support functional and external audits as required.

+ Supplier selection and development, and ongoing surveillance of strategic suppliers/partners in conjunction with category and supply chain areas. Ownership and responsibility for supplier performance, relationships and the ‘material’ budget.

+ Manage export applications/approvals and end user statements and licenses for bought-in goods. Export Classification Forms and Supplier Export Classification content requests. Politically Sensitive Transaction Notification requests. ITAR, EAR and TAA procedures.

+ Define appropriate Procurement Plans for projects and IPTs as required in line with functional governance to ensure all requirements are understood and risks mitigated.

+ Focal point for monthly reporting, milestone monitoring and any remedial actions required with full ownership of the supply chain to meet the business needs

Experience of Procurement & Commercial Manager:

+ Leadership capabilities; proven skills to enable the vision and strategy for customer and supply partnerships

+ Team working: recognised as a positive team player and contributor. Building cross-functional relationships at a senior level

+ Procurement and supply chain management; broad range of experience relating to all phases of the life-cycle, with specific emphasis to partnering principles and supplier project management

+ Contracting principles, understanding and application of long term agreements and T’s&C’s, including the need for close Business Stakeholder alignment with Partner/Supplier solutions

+ Negotiation and dispute resolution; confidence and ability to work with many stakeholders, often senior, to achieve project goals

+ Partnering and collaboration; establishing common goals with partners/suppliers whilst ensuring best solutions for the company

What the client offers:

+ Award-winning pension scheme.

+ Employee discount schemes.

+ Strong learning and development opportunities.

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Ethics & Compliance Manager

  • Windsor, Berkshire
  • Up to £60000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • DB8978

Working with a global leading technology organisation,Holt Executive are keen to speak with experienced Ethics & Compliance Managers.

Our client is requiring a talented Ethics and Compliance Manager to be heavily responsible for ensuring all employees and business partners in assigned region (Europe) understand applicable company polices including Financial Crime,Anti Bribery & Corruption,Sanctions & Export Control and Conflicts of Interest Management and ensure that all regulatory requirements are identified, processes are in place to ensure standards can be met,monitoring is undertaken and guidance and training for improvement is provided as necessary.

Key Responsibilities for the Ethics & Compliance Manager:

  • The key responsibilities are spread out across Training & Communications,Monitoring Oversight,Counselling, Policies and Third Party Due Diligence and Reputational Assessment.
  • Conduct or coordinate Ethics & Compliance training as part of regional/country on boarding processes
  • Identify risk areas and target audiences that could benefit from additional training opportunities
  • Conduct live (including web-based) targeted training at employee’s location.
  • Collaborate with the companies Office of Ethics & Compliance to suggest country-specific communications
  • Assist in advising on and/or coordinating translations of communications for the region.
  • Monitor regulatory environment as directed by the companies Legal & Office of Ethics & Compliance
  • Support internal audits, as needed, and address issues identified in audits
  • Establish yourself as a business partner in the region who can provide direct compliance counsel with minimal oversight on questions related to the E&C program,including gifts & entertainment,donations,charitable contributions, compliance with anti-corruption laws,etc.
  • In conjunction with Legal, provide business support for new client opportunities, strategic alliances,partnerships,subcontractor relationships,etc.as such relationships are further developed
  • Provide counseling and/or coordinate with Legal and Office of Ethics & Compliance, as appropriate, on regional specific tasks
  • Assist in drafting, reviewing,revising,and implementing E&C corporate policies and procedures
  • Identify country-specific compliance issues and determine if a regional version of any policy or implementing procedures are needed; lead development of the same
  • Monitor external environmental for possible changes that would impact the E&C program,policies, procedures, etc.
  • Serve as point-of-contact for anti-corruption due diligence reviews for vendors and Business Partners,client reputational screenings and potential M&A targets in APAC and provide assessments of potential risks associated with these transactions

Key Experience and knowledge required for the Ethics & Compliance Manager position:

  • Understanding of compliance laws, including the U.S.Foreign Corrupt Practices Act,U.K. Bribery Act,global competition laws, and data privacy.
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills,in addition to a demonstrated record of cross-functional collaboration.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgement.Degree Level education desirable
  • 2+ years anti-corruption compliance experience with emphasis on regional issues with law degree or 5 years anti-corruption compliance experience with emphasis on regional issues without law degree in assigned region.Fluent English (both written + spoken) is essential

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Finance Assistant / Analyst

  • Windsor, Berkshire
  • Up to £30000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • DB854987

Finance Assistant / Analyst

Working with a global market leader, Holt Executive are actively looking to speak with Finance professionals for an exciting new opportunity.

Our client is looking for a Finance Assistant / Analyst to support and be involved across finance analysis, AR / AP , budgeting and forecasting.

Key Responsibilities for the Finance Assistant / Analyst:

Financial Planning & Reporting:

  • Financial Metrics reporting and analysis.
  • Prepare and present monthly expenditures incurred against plan and forecasts and provide recommendations on how to control or reduce spending.
  • Support Managers to understand the controllable fixed expenses and plan to reduce.

AP – prepare invoices to be send to Accounts payables – Transition Phase

  • Support organisation change in Accounts Payables and process improvement
  • Responsible to send invoices to AP in a timely manner to be paid on time
  • Answer queries from customers and stakeholders
  • Lease with AP Department in Bothell
  • Check post for all invoices and distribute to appropriate departments – transition phase

AR / Collections support in CIA customers & small accounts:

  • Cash application of receipts on customer accounts.
  • Credit Collections
  • Invoice Transmission
  • Reply to customers about credit queries
  • Regular review of customer’s financial stability and creditworthiness.
  • Monitor / review regularly the status of collections (account balances and aged debtors) to assure that accounts receivable is in good condition.
  • Follow closely any account deemed to be at risk and provide regular updates to MGMT.
  • Shipset Credits and Rebates issue and monitor them

Regional Finance Support:

  • Pro-active financial management also Flag any potential issues to line manager
  • Assist with process improvement initiatives
  • Provide first point of contact for Finance issues for the business unit.
  • Promote continuous improvement and innovative thinking.
  • Attendance and contribution to business unit meetings & finance conference calls.
  • Support Regional Finance Manager
  • Additional ADHOC activities

Key experience required for the Finance Assistant / Analyst:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • Certification preferred or studying.
  • 0-3 years of financial analysis/planning/accounting
  • Learns to use professional concepts and applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues.
  • Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices and procedures in analysing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
  • Ability to think innovatively and proactively.
  • Knowledge of accounting – US GAAP and IFRS, and compliance

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Programme Manager

  • London
  • Up to £500 per day
  • Contract
  • DB98741

Senior Programme Manager – Ongoing Contract Role

Holt Executive are working closely with a leading Aviation Technology provider which supplies commercial Airlines WIFI and Connectivity Services. Our partner has a requirement for a Senior Programme Manager (Must be hands on) to support the business through keeping an overview of the whole programme in order to flag any dependencies that are critical to revenue and resolve any problems before revenue is affected. The main focus of this role will be to manage the suppliers within the Software space.

The role will involve the successful individual pulling together information and data from multiple business functions and people in order to manage the technical and commercial implementation risks associated with the programme.

Key responsibilities for the Senior Programme Manager – Aviation :

  • +Support the business through keeping an overview of the whole programme in order to flag any dependencies that are critical to revenue and resolve any problems before revenue is affected
  • +Bring best practice and provide objective questioning across the functions
  • +Scoping and managing delivery of multiple related projects / clarify functional, technical & operational requirements with proposed systems suppliers
  • +Provide a balance between technical and commercial aspects of the programme
  • +Integrate the ongoing efforts
  • +Ensure project management protocols are adhered to

Key Knowledge and skills required for the Senior Programme Manager – Aviation:

  • +Excellent inter-personal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels
  • +Experience of dealing with software suppliers in the Aviation industry
  • +Excellent organisational/project management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • +Quick thinking and delivery focused with a meticulous attention to detail
  • +Accustomed to working in cross-functional teams spread across multiple time-zones
  • +Excellent change management and coordination skills.
  • +Available and willing to travel if required
  • +Excellent Project planning, forecasting and reporting
  • +Good understanding of software development and integration lifecycles.
  • +Programme / Project Management qualification(s)
  • +Highly proficient in Microsoft specifically Project and Excel

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • +Aviation STC process experience for either FAA or EASA or both.
  • +Prior experience in using JIRA & Confluence.
  • +Knowledge of satellite & cellular industry

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Programme Manager

  • London
  • Up to £100000 per annum + Pro Rata
  • Contract
  • DB25879

Senior Programme Manager – 6 Months Contract – £100,000 Pro-Rata

Holt Executive are working closely with a leading Aviation Technology provider which supplies commercial Airlines WIFI and Connectivity Services. Our partner has a requirement for a Senior Programme Manager (Must be hands on) to support the business through keeping an overview of the whole programme in order to flag any dependencies that are critical to revenue and resolve any problems before revenue is affected. The main focus of this role will be to manage the suppliers within the Software space.

The role will involve the successful individual pulling together information and data from multiple business functions and people in order to manage the technical and commercial implementation risks associated with the programme.

Key responsibilities for the Senior Programme Manager – Aviation :

  • +Support the business through keeping an overview of the whole programme in order to flag any dependencies that are critical to revenue and resolve any problems before revenue is affected
  • +Bring best practice and provide objective questioning across the functions
  • +Scoping and managing delivery of multiple related projects / clarify functional, technical & operational requirements with proposed systems suppliers
  • +Provide a balance between technical and commercial aspects of the programme
  • +Integrate the ongoing efforts
  • +Ensure project management protocols are adhered to

Key Knowledge and skills required for the Senior Programme Manager – Aviation:

  • +Excellent inter-personal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels
  • +Experience of dealing with software suppliers in the Aviation industry
  • +Excellent organisational/project management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • +Quick thinking and delivery focused with a meticulous attention to detail
  • +Accustomed to working in cross-functional teams spread across multiple time-zones
  • +Excellent change management and coordination skills.
  • +Available and willing to travel if required
  • +Excellent Project planning, forecasting and reporting
  • +Good understanding of software development and integration life cycles.
  • +Programme / Project Management qualification(s)
  • +Highly proficient in Microsoft specifically Project and Excel

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • +Aviation STC process experience for either FAA or EASA or both.
  • +Prior experience in using JIRA & Confluence.
  • +Knowledge of satellite & cellular industry

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Sub Contract Manager

  • Luton, Bedfordshire
  • £1 - £99999 per annum
  • Permanent
  • PK120700

Holt Executive would love to hear from all Sub-Contract Managers who have experience dealing with the all aspects of Sub Contract Management and able to develop strong strategic relationships.

Client: I am working closely with a Global leading Electronics manufacturer who supply into the Defence, Aviation and Aerospace market. A company that believe their employees work best when they are able to achieve balance between work and other aspects of life! That’s why they are committed to developing a working environment that promotes the benefits and well-being of all our employees.

Position: The Sub-Contract Manager will be based in Luton. The key role for the Sub-Contract Manager will be to lead an integrated project team from a procurement standpoint. Managing internal and external relationships, working cross functionally in a matrix organisation. Having experience in developing robust contracts which mitigate commercial risk and address lifecycle factors would be advantageous.

Key Responsibilities of Sub-Contract Manager:

+ Lead the delivery of Support sub-contract work packages and other procurement related services as required by the business

+ Translate customer/project requirements into commercial documents, particularly pertaining to the design, development and production of bespoke complex electronic systems and other technical services

+ Understanding mechanisms of mitigating risk associated with entering into commercial agreements

+ Develop and negotiate robust contracts for services, intangible and tangible deliverables

+ Promotes customer intimacy in both internal and external relationships

+ Drives and leads strategies to influence business decisions throughout the project life cycle

+ Identify solutions for complex areas of potential risk /opportunity e.g. sub-contract risk, IPR, liability and exchange rate exposure etc.

+ Draft and prepare complex contract documentation using standard and non-standard formats

+ Lead the generation and review of ‘appropriate’ specifications and Statement of Work documents

+ Promotes a culture of best practice and sharing of knowledge within the function and across the wider business

+ Work with stakeholders, at all levels, in order to understand customer requirements and critical success factors

+ Management of Compliance and Governance, restrictions for all procured items and services

Experience of the Sub-Contract Manager:

+ Strong and effective communication skills, with the ability to develop and nurture internal and external relationships, promote customer intimacy and team working.

+ Qualified to degree level or equivalent or significant relevant work experience (studying towards or achievement of MCIPS is preferred)

+ A good understanding of the Commercial and Legal Aspects associated with contracting within the Defence/Aerospace industry or a similar market sector

What the client offers:

+ Flex-leave schemes.

+ Employee discount schemes.

+ Salary sacrifice schemes including childcare voucher scheme.

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