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Undergraduate Placement Maritime Services - Estimating officer

Physics/Finance/Cyber Security.

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As an Undergraduate on a 12 months placement help us estimate, bid, negotiate and manage our most complex contracts. You'll be responsible for innovating new solutions to customer requirements and providing competitive advantage whilst meeting contractual obligations. Ability to prioritise, strong organisational skills, Strong influential skills, strong oral communication skills. Negotiating talent, superb with deadlines, decisive, advanced problem-solving capabilities and professional thorough detail-oriented.

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Working within the Commercial function, this role provides the opportunity to support the generation of bids and proposals to Customers that are priced, developed and approved within the Business.  

Also to undertake the day-to-day Commercial management of existing contracts including invoicing and related Customer interaction. To advise the Business on the Commercial risks associated with proposals and contracts to enable minimising risk and maximising business opportunities

Follow your passion with the following responsibilities

  • Engaged in a wide variety of commercial activities which support the development of business opportunities
  • Reviewing and drafting agreements
  • Preparing Commercial proposals
  • Participation in the Bid Approval process including pricing approval documentation
  • Contract management including monitoring performance of contractual obligation
  • Management of commercial risk
  • Development and maintaining good working relationships with customers, both internal and external.

As a minimum requirement you'll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 in your Bachelor’s degree, preferably in an Engineering, Maths, Physics, Business, Finance or Economics-related subject. An analytical mindset and good numerical skills would be ideal. 

What we have on offer for you!

Take your first steps in a career that challenges, rewards and evolves. At BAE Systems you’ll be working on exciting, world-leading engineering and business projects from day one. Our placements will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate challenges that bring others to a standstill. We will help you make the very most of your talents. We place great importance not only on what we do, but how and why we do it. We are passionate, collaborative, and take pride in work that helps our customers and communities. Working for BAE Systems, you’ll go home at the end of each day knowing what you do really makes a difference.

Security/Export Control

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. 

These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation. 

Working with us

We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application. 

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