Commercial Officer

Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury or Dstl Portsdown West, Fareham
£24,500 - £29,000 depending on skills and experience
11 Jan 2021
31 Jan 2021
Specialist Area
Contracts, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time

Don’t just build a future.
Enable cutting-edge tech.
Join the team behind the Science Inside.

Do you have procurement experience and a commercial services background? Can you think innovatively to find the best business solutions for your customer?

Dstl makes innovative science and technology work for the UK. With our world-class solutions, we are the science inside the country’s defence and security, giving the nation a vital edge. Behind that science lies a team of thousands, with every member playing a critical role.

Day to day, you’ll be devising procurement strategies, supporting value for money tendering and managing supplier performance throughout the life of contracts. You’ll also act as a Supervising Practitioner, supporting key divisions.

For this busy, challenging role, you’ll need a commercial background and experience in sourcing, contract management. Highly detail-conscious, you have well-honed commercial judgment and always analyse evidence. Driven to make a difference, you respond robustly to challenges and understand the bigger picture at Dstl. In return, Dstl will support training and development, access to qualifications and unique development opportunities. In other words, what we do and how you help us meet our aims.

Keen to build your expertise with the help of our training and development, you’ll be set to build a career at the forefront of Defence research. But this isn’t just a chance to build your future, you’ll be the force behind a game-changing organisation. Become the unexpected – join the team behind the Science Inside. See more at

Closing date: 31st January 2021

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