Commercial Officer – Business Aviation Jobs in Reston, VA at Rolls-Royce

Title: Commercial Officer – Business Aviation

Company: Rolls-Royce

Location: Reston, VA

Job Description

Commercial Officer – Business Aviation

Reston, VA

An exciting opportunity exists for a Commercial Officer within the Business Aviation Customer Team. The role will be based in Reston, VA on local terms.

The Business Aviation group of customers are made up of a varied mix ranging from Airframer, Fleet Operator and Single Aircraft Operator as such they provide an interesting and diverse array of accounts.

Dream Big and Make an Impact

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the commercial aspects of day to day account management. This will involve providing functional and task support to the wider Business Aviation Commercial Team, Sales and Customer Business Team.

At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer cutting-edge technologies that deliver the cleanest, safest and most competitive solutions to our planet’s vital power needs. We embrace the power of data and technology and aim to be Digital First in everything we do.

To ensure we continue to be pioneers of our industry, Rolls-Royce has a team of over 16,500 engineers around the globe. They include everyone from world experts in their field to those who manage hundreds of people and millions of dollars’ worth of investments. We recruit engineers at all levels and in a range of disciplines. And while we encourage specialisation, we also offer freedom to cross-specialise and develop skills across a number of different areas.

Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. You can learn more


Key Accountabilities:

Managing customer queries and actions related to allocated accounts, as well as overseeing cash and debt related to specific contracts. Providing timely and accurate inputs into the financial forecasting process;
Assisting the Commercial Manager in resolving major customer issues and contractual disputes;
Assisting the Commercial Manager in identifying and assessing potential risks and liabilities inherent in contracts and to proposing and negotiating amendments to manage, minimise or mitigate such risks or liabilities whilst achieving expected financial returns;
Interfacing with specialist departments within the company to obtain advice and guidance. Evaluating such advice and developing pragmatic solutions to meet customer and business requirements;
Ensuring delivery of relevant team objectives in line with the Business Plan Deployment, while demonstrating compliance with the Commercial Function and business policies and procedures; and
Completing business approvals in accordance with applicable business policies and procedures; purchase order management, as well as invoicing and raising credit notes; and ensuring key databases and reporting tools are accurate.

Basic Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years experience in negotiation and contracts, OR
Master’s Degree and 0+ years experience in negotiation and contracts, OR
In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, sponsorship is not available for this role.

Preferred Requirements:

Well-developed interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiations skills.
Highly motivated and capable of working under own initiative.
Sound judgement and business acumen.
Proficient in all aspects of administration.
Ability to prioritise workloads to meet demanding deadlines.
Fluency in English written and spoken, knowledge of German would be of advantage

Pioneer the next generation of innovation. Join us and you’ll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for its brilliance.

Our People are our Power

We are an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we’ll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential. You can learn more about our global Inclusion strategy


At Rolls-Royce we embrace workplace flexibility. Our teams work onsite, hybrid and remote work environments based on work and personal requirements. The specific arrangements vary from team to team. Please ask us about how we work on this team.

Relocation assistance will be provided if applicable.

Closing date: September 30th, 2022

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21 Sep 2022; 00:09

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