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Assistant Contracts Manager - Defence Industry

  • Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
  • Location: Ascot
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference 35563

Assistant Contracts Manager required for a niche Aerospace and Defence Distributor company based near Ascot. The successful candidate will have previous project or contract support experience and in the Aerospace & Defence or Security sectors.

You will need to have a good understanding of procurement, tender and shipping processes associated with such business.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join an exciting company with an excellent reputation in their field.

Key duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Managing export licence applications, following successful contract awarding
  • Producing all relevant documentation to meet UK and internal regulations
  • Liaising regularly with freight forwarded agencies
  • Assisting in coordination of shipments
  • Preparing bank claims against Letters of Credit

Knowledge required:

  • Use of SPIRE export licence application system
  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air certification (or good working knowledge)
  • Working knowledge of Letters of Credit
  • Ability to multi-task, manage and prioritise multiple contracts
  • Must be an articulate and confident communicator, both written and verbal
  • Current forklift licence high beneficial

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills that they identify. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days from your registration, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).