Crown Agents

Commercial Development Officer

Crown Agents

Job Description

 

MAIN JOB PURPOSE

As Commercial Officer within the Commercial Development Office, you will report to the Deputy Commercial Director, supporting the department assess the commercial value of opportunities, develop costings and prepare Commercial proposals. When not working on a specific bid, you will undertake research, develop written content and tools and support the work of the commercial team to improve our bidding process and win rate.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF JOB

  • Assist with qualifying leads by developing Rough Order of Magnitude estimates

  • Develop project budgets and definitive estimates

  • Prepare detailed bid costings

  • Write commercial response and financial methodology for commercial proposals

  • Assist with the revision of costings and commercial proposals during contract negotiation process

  • Actively participate as member of bid teams to the development of compelling, commercially sound responses to client tenders

  • Contribute to the continuous review and development of the commercial bid development process

  • Build knowledge and experience through working with colleagues, developing networks, communicating widely, and attending internal and external events.

  • Be aware of and adhere to company quality standards and procedures in accordance with Crown Agent’s commitment to working to the highest quality standards and striving for continual improvement

Any other duties as appropriate to the position, as requested.

About you

QUALIFICATION

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent work experience ideally, in areas such as business, Business Development, finance, Accounting, International development, MBA.

  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel

EXPERIENCE

  • Previous experience in the consulting industry

  • Ideally, minimum 5 years’ experience in preparing high value commercial proposals ideally in international development

  • Previous experience in developing International Development bids for large donors such as DfID and the EU highly desirable

  • Experience in developing bid proposal and building budget in different thematical areas such as UN, GAVI, WHO, World Bank, CIDA, any Foundations etc. is highly desirable

About us

As Commercial Officer within the Commercial Development Office, you will report to the Deputy Commercial Director, supporting the department assess the commercial value of opportunities, develop costings and prepare Commercial proposals. When not working on a specific bid, you will undertake research, develop written content and tools and support the work of the commercial team to improve our bidding process and win rate.

About what's on offer

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