Contracts Specialist

Cooper Lomaz Recruitment
Southend-on-Sea, Essex
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Contracts Specialist - Southend-On-Sea - £35,000

My client is a world leading manufacturer of aeronautical products. They are seeking an experienced Contracts Specialist to join them and assist the management of contracts within a large manufacturing company.

Job description:
The post holder will be responsible for working with the Contracts Manager to provide contractual guidance and manage contracts development, execution and compliance to maximize operational and financial performance, whilst reducing supply and securing cost savings.

Core duties:

Various Forms of Contracts Drafting, Evaluation, Negotiation and Execution: Non- Disclosure Agreements, Purchasing Agreements, Consultancy Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Preferred Supplier Agreements, including, but not limited to: suppliers terms and conditions, confidentially agreements, service level agreements,
Collaborate with other departments in the development of contract specifications to ensure that evolving requirements of the business, including possible improvements and innovations, security of supply, low risk and cost targets will be met,
Understand the clarity of purpose of the contract and expected business benefits, including financial returns and risks, to eliminate inefficiency,
Serve as a point of contact for all stakeholders on contractual matters. Act as a contractual middleman between Company employees, suppliers and as required, customers, ensuring timely review and approval of variations,
Provide guidance on all contract matters to internal stakeholders, including training to relevant employees in contracting practices and procedures,
Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness,
Monitor and manage all contracts compliance in line with contracts management process. Assess and handle the impact of variations, identify opportunities, maintain deadlines,
Monitor and ensure competitiveness of the contract, pre and post award,
Support development of automated contract management system. Use the system and information within to measure and manage contracts deliverables,

Core competencies:
Contracts drafting and development experience
Experience in identifying opportunities and delivering significant cost savings to the Company
Strong business understanding - ability to negotiate the contractual terms, understanding the benefits and risks of agreed terms to the Company
Strong relationship building skills - ability to interact and work across different personalities

This position would suit an experienced Contracts Specialist seeking a role within a long standing manufacturing company. If you are interested in this position, please contact me to discuss further or send your updated CV