Improbable • London

Commercial Manager

Employment type:  Full time


Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

Improbable Defence develops a software platform that enables the creation of synthetic environments, with the aim of providing full spectrum synthetic training and planning. This will ultimately make defence users more effective when deployed on modern, multi-domain Operations.
Synthetic environments give decision-makers a constantly improving picture on how to best prepare for and prevail in any conflict. Improbable’s platform architecture provides the defence industry access to new market opportunities through a synthetic content ecosystem, enabling defence developers to reuse and repurpose existing models and build new models of the real world in a fast, efficient and iterative way.
The Commercial team in our Defence division is responsible for providing commercial advice aiming for the agreement and flawless execution of clear and balanced contracts which will form the baseline of our projects and for the assistance we receive from partner organisations.

Your Opportunity

  • Preparing, negotiating and executing Contracts including Prime contract, flow downs and Statements of Work and other contractual annexes.
  • Supporting project managers to define subcontract statements of work and assisting in monitoring that partners discharge their contractual obligations appropriately.
  • Supporting the negotiation of all aspects of contracts with our partners and customers as needed in conjunction with wider team.
  • The co-ordination of Contract administration and correspondence, such as invoicing, ensuring that any contractual obligations for declarations and disclosures are made on time.
  • Supporting project managers to understand the obligations of their contracts, including DEFCONs where applicable.
  • Review contracts to ensure that they are fully compliant to support business needs, mitigate commercial and legal risks, and drive appropriate supplier performance
  • Supporting bid activities, delivering the commercial aspects of the bid including supporting the estimating and pricing process.
  • Performing due diligence checks on partner organisations to confirm they are fit and proper to do business with
  • Management of our IP framework, both internally and in support of our Customer projects
  • Process import/export applications on our company Spre account, log export controlled transactions and champion rigorous export control in the buisness.

Why You're Made for This

  • Previous experience working with the MoD as a customer.
  • Experienced working within a fast paced Tech company.
  • Ability to hit the ground running with full autonomy from day one.
  • Understanding of the Defence Digital market with experience in export, supplier and customer facing roles.

Company benefits

Work from anywhere scheme – Almost every role is available as remote, hybrid or in-office. We have a great office in central London, but are equally happy if you’d prefer to work from home some or all of the time.
Unlimited annual leave
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Dog friendly office
Work from home allowance
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks full pay + 13 weeks statutory maternity pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 4 weeks full pay
Shared parental leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Adoption leave
Enhanced sick pay
Enhanced WFH tools
Teambuilding days
Open to part time work for some roles
Wellbeing allowance
Compassionate leave
Mental health platform access
Women’s health leave
Time off in-lieu
Optional unpaid leave
Carer’s leave
In office massages
In office yoga classes
Commuter loan
Fully stocked snack cupboard
Meditation space
Cycle to work scheme
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Interest free loans
Share options
Equity packages
Volunteer days
Personal development budgets
Relocation packages
L&D budget
Employee discounts
Financial coaching
Employee assistance programme
Skilled worker visas
Charity donation scheme
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Improbable

Office locations

Spitalfields, London (next to Liverpool Street Station)

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

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Flexa100 2024
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Industry awards 2023