Commercial Manager

Bristol, UK





Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Commercial Manager to join the Engineering and Digital Services business stream within BAE Systems, as part of the Digital Services Commercial Team.  The Commercial Manager will work as part of the Digital Services Commercial Team to provide commercial service and support, supporting the operational needs of Techmodal and the wider Digital Services Department. 

Reporting to a Senior Commercial Manager, this is a unique and exciting role which will allow the successful candidate to support a strong growth agenda, including both UK and export opportunities.  In 2020, Techmodal were acquired by BAE Systems – these are really exciting times for us and it’s a great time to join the team.

Overview of role

The role requires a good and broad professional knowledge of Commercial Principles, Techniques and Practices, ideally within a digital environment.  The successful candidate will need to be flexible, creative and bring innovative commercial ideas to help to grow the business.  A proven track record of review, negotiation and amendment of standard government framework agreements; drafting and negotiation of collaboration and teaming agreements; understanding of contract law and intellectual property, inclusive of licensing software products is critical. 

This area of the business is fast paced and the candidate will need to demonstrate clear prioritisation and organisation skills.  The ability to manage multiple internal stakeholder, to achieve approvals to execute agreements in a timely manner to support our growth agenda is key.

The Commercial Manager, as a member of the Commercial team and community within Digital Services, will manage the effective deployment of corporate Commercial processes in line with local or business requirements and within personal delegated authority.  The Commercial Manager will contribute to the delivery of the functional IBP.  Although the Commercial Manager will not have direct reports, they will be expected to provide support to the wider Digital Services Commercial Team during busy periods and during he absence of the Senior Commercial Manager.

Only candidates who have live Security Clearance (or 5+ years’ UK residency in order to gain it) and relevant Learning and Development experience will be considered for the role and invited to interview.

Remote working during Covid-19

We are closely monitoring government guidelines during the pandemic to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our staff. At present most of our teams are working from home and only travelling to the office and client site when appropriate. All new starters joining the business will do so on a ‘temporary remote’ basis until it is safe to return to the office and our usual working practices.


We have a shared work ethic to go above and beyond for our customers, but we also like to have fun and reward hard work. With our teams currently working remotely, we are doing everything we can to ensure staff wellbeing and to keep up our regular staff socials virtually.  

Our selection of lifestyle benefits and perks are regularly reviewed to ensure that there is something to suit everyone:

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Additional day off for your Birthday
  • Opportunity to purchase up to 5 days additional days annual leave
  • Private health insurance
  • Life insurance paying 4 x salary
  • Generous sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption & shared parental leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular staff socials
  • Free daily fruit in the office


To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to  No agencies please.

About Techmodal

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As one of the leading providers of data driven decision support within the Defence, Commercial and Public Sectors we offer specialist skills across supply chain, finance and personnel. We have grown over 30% each year for the last five years and our team of 150+ is still growing.

Our people are the lifeblood of our business which is why we put so much energy into making sure every single person has the opportunity to tailor their career and succeed in the way they want to. Whilst we have a big business mentality we have successfully maintained our small business culture, which means you’ll join a close-knit team of like-minded people to help support and progress you through your career with us.

Techmodal Benefits

salary Competitive Salary

healthcare Private Healthcare

holiday Holiday Pay

family Family Benefits