Commercial Operations Executive – EMEA


Are you a talented individual returning from a career break, seeking a career opportunity that provides the flexibility you need to balance your responsibilities at home while still contributing to a dynamic organization?

Oxford Economics is the world’s leading independent economic research and consulting firm, we’re a trusted partner to many of the best-known organisations across the globe. As we continue to grow, we are looking for a Commercial Operations Executive (SOE) to support the business development (BD) team across EMEA.

This position will be an integral part of Oxford Economics’ growth plans within the territory and provides an exciting opportunity to be part of an organisation in a dynamic growth phase. The position will be based in London, with option for hybrid working.

Oxford Economics are looking for a results-driven and detail-oriented SOE with a proven track record of overseeing contract terms and conditions, resolving legal inquiries, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to optimize contract management processes. The individual must coordinate BD activities and resources throughout the EMEA region and work with various internal teams to achieve this.

Key Responsibilities
  • Serve as the point of contact for legal inquiries related to sales contracts, collaborating with the necessary department to address and resolve issues promptly, ensuring favourable terms for both the company and clients.
  • Spearhead the organization of sales team events, including regional and team events and incentive programs, resulting in increased team morale and exceeded sales targets.
  • Manage sales reporting and analytics using Salesforce, providing valuable insights to the sales team and senior management for strategic decision-making.
  • Create and maintain standardised sales reporting, dashboards and presentations
  • Management of key BD sales tools and suppliers & organise training of these tools
  • Coordinate with Marketing, the Salesforce Team, BD, Economists and Senior Management as required to support the EMEA sales team
Skills and Experience: Required
  • Contract negotiation and management
  • Legal enquiry resolution
  • Salesforce experience
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Event planning and coordination
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills
  • A degree from a recognized university.
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Self-starter, with the drive to set and reach ambitious goals.
  • Powerpoint/Excel/Salesforce
Skills and Experience: Desired
  • Experience working across EMEA
  • Multiple languages
  • An interest in economics, international relations or business
  • Data subscription or consultancy services
  • Degree or advanced education in economics, finance or law
How to Apply

To apply for the role, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the person specification and where you have relevant experience of elements and attributes of the role. 

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 500 full-time staff, including more than 300 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Oxford Economics family.

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by governmental or local laws.

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