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Commercial Assistant

BAE Systems UK

Location: Medway

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Commercial Assistant

Location: Rochester, Kent. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £20,000 - £24,000

What you’ll be doing:

  • Acting as the interface with our customer base
  • Supporting a project team in preparing quotations to customers, pursuing the resultant order intake and managing contracts in line with established policies and requirements
  • Working within a team which are responsible for interpreting and communicating customer requirements, identifying, and mitigating risk and assessing opportunity
  • Supporting the business to manage change and deliver upon its financial commitments

Your skills and experiences:

  • High Attention to detail
  • Previous administrative experience
  • Good literacy and numeracy and MS Office skills
  • Administrative experience within a commercial/ sales setting is highly desirable


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Commercial Team:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high-performing team that supports the delivery of transformative technology across a global portfolio of military and commercial customers. The Commercial function is the trusted partner of the business. We are responsible for managing customer relationships, negotiating deals, creating innovative solutions, and providing guidance on contractual, regulatory and governance matters.

All of our Commercial roles include a high-level of interaction with external stakeholders, and as such we represent BAE Systems in a variety of business settings around the world.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.


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