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Job Title: Senior Commercial Officer

Basildon Borough Council

£37,337 to £40,910

Contract Type:
Full time

Basildon, South East

Job Level:
Senior Commercial Officer


Closing Date:





Senior Commercial Officer
Job description
Permanent Contract

Full Time

36.25 hours per week

(All posts are subject to the NJC conditions of service)

The borough of Basildon is alive with opportunity and has the ingredients to be one of the most successful and desirable places in the South East. As the largest economy in the Thames Estuary outside London, we are incredibly proud of what we have achieved but we are never complacent. We are driving inclusive, sustainable growth to provide opportunity and prosperity for local people and businesses, access to quality homes, vibrant town centres and an enhanced local environment.

As a Senior Commercial Officer, you’ll collaborate with cross-functional teams, analyse new commercial opportunities, and develop strategies to maximise value for money. Your insights will be integral to shaping our business decisions and driving success.


If you have experience within a commercial environment whether through contract management, procurement or working commercially within the public or private sector, this position could be for you.  We are looking for someone to imbed a commercial culture, analyse contract opportunities, carry out reviews and deliver the commercial programme. 


You will need to have strong stakeholder management skills and be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences at varying levels to be able to make an impact quickly. 


If you would like to be part of Basildon’s success, we look forward to receiving your application.

Please see attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

***Please attach your CV and Covering letter detailing how you meet each of the requirements of the Person Specification, including providing suitable examples to support each of the competencies.

Please note:

Basildon Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.

We are pleased to announce that we are Disability Confident certified Employer.

The Council applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

Please note, if you do not have access to a computer you could visit the Job Centre, Library or our own Customer Service Centre to apply.

Applicants with a hearing or speech impairment can contact us using the Text Relay Service. Dial 18001 followed by the full telephone number as above. Calls are charged at your telecommunications provider's standard rate.

If you have any queries regarding this or any of our roles, please contact Human Resources 01268 208242 or [email protected].

Please read the documents below before completing your Application Form as they contain important information about the recruitment process and the post advertised.

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