Commercial Development Officer

  • Mid-level
  • Posted on 3 June 2020
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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

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

About the Organization

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

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