Deputy Head, Armed Forces Recruiting Programme (AFRP) Commercial

Ministry of Defence (MoD)
Closing Date
3 March 2021
£70,176 - £96,909 + GCO Pension, GCO Terms & up to 15% performance-related-pay available on accreditation
The base location for this role in Business as Usual is Andover. We can however have a conversation around a level of flexible working if this location is not close to your home location.

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This role leads and manages the Commercial Team, Legal Advisors and SME support on the development of the Commercial Documentation for the Competitive Dialogue Process and the drafting and completion of the final Contract Document set for Contract Award. The post holder will be a Senior member of the AFRP team and responsible for the Strategic Commercial Advice and Decisions on the Programme. Stakeholder Management of a diverse set of stakeholders within Army, Navy and Air, the broader MOD and wider Government. The post will have line management responsibility for 11 staff.

The Deputy Head AFRP Commercial is a member of the Army Commercial Senior Leadership Team and have responsibility for corporate activity including Transformation of the Commercial Function and supporting the Diversity and Inclusion workstreams in both Commercial and Army HQ. This post provides an excellent opportunity to build on your existing skill set across a number of commercial disciplines and to raise your profile.

The Programme is currently in the Sourcing stage of procurement with the Contract Tendering being undertaken as a Competitive Dialogue. Contract award in expected in late 2022 with transition through to full contract commencement in March 2024.