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Become a Commercial Graduate

Work across the whole product portfolio, helping maintain and enhance the commercial aspects of the business.


Location: Stevenage

What you will be doing

The Commercial function is offering a fantastic programme of learning for a Graduate to join their team. We work across the whole product portfolio and help maintain and enhance the Commercial aspects of the business.

You main tasks are listed below. 

Business Strategy – Being part of maximising the identified business opportunities.

Business Winning – Being a key player in the winning of new work and maintaining the viability of MBDA.

Contract Delivery – Being part of delivery chain that ensures MBDA meets all its promises to its customers.

  • You will maintain relationships with new and existing customers
  • You will be the point of contact for your project(s) for any contractual information and agreements including obtaining and providing legal advice
  • You will communicate with all levels of personnel
  • You will report to senior management on the progress of your contracts
  • You will represent the Commercial team in progress/review and/or customer meetings

What you will have

This role provides an excellent opportunity to grow, develop and establish yourself in a creative, innovative and forward thinking company.

Working across all MBDA UK products will give you depth and breadth of experience and knowledge.

  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • You have good relationship building skills
  • You are adaptable and approachable 
  • You are meticulous and dependable 
  • You are determined and results driven 
  • You are analytical in your approach
  • You have a cultural awareness
  • You are experienced in Microsoft Office packages

Company benefits: Joining bonus of £2000 if you have a Bachelors or £2500 if you have a Masters, flexible working hours, paid overtime, pension scheme, private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, Annual Company Bonus schemes and superb learning and development opportunities.

Onwards to our company and culture…

We are MBDA

A world leader within Defence with over 10,000 employees across the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the USA.



MBDA are a global leader in the design and manufacture of missiles and missile systems, competing at the forefront of the Defence industry. As the prime complex weapon contractor to the UK MOD, we have some of the best minds in industry and produce some of the most sophisticated technology in Defence. 

In addition to our teams working across the UK, we also have offices in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and USA which are visited by those on our Graduate Programme.

All Graduates are paired up with a 'Buddy' prior to your first day, who acts as your first point of contact to help you settle in and answer any questions you may have.

We are committed to providing continuing professional development through accredited training, set out by professional institutes, such as IMechE, IET, Institute of Physics, and the Royal Aeronautical Society, as well as a series of development events for all new graduates who join us.


We ranked in The Sunday Times 'Top 30 Big Companies To Work For 2017'



You may think that as Europe's leading missile and missile systems provider, we are a very serious business to work for and we are, but we also believe in a collaborative and supportive work environment.


You can expect to receive full support from your managers, as well as access to a large number of training and development opportunities. There is a large social scene for graduates across all our sites, with many nights out and events going on.

We offer a flexi-time scheme which allows more of a say over when you work, as well as the possibility to leave at lunchtime on a Friday: not only this, you can begin Friday in your casual clothes thanks to our end of the week dress-down policy.


We believe in recognising and rewarding hard work.As an organisation, MBDA holds individual and team reviews, with Reward & Recognition vouchers as a special thank you for employee commitment.


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