Head of Contracts & Policy

Butler Rose
City of London
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Butler Rose is pleased to be supporting an international organisation with the recruitment of a Head of Contracts & Policy.

The Head of Contracts & Policy will report into the Finance Director with the main purpose of the role will be to drive best practice in the company's management of business operations ensuring contracts entered into by the organisation are subject to proper scrutiny and due diligence.

You will be responsible for developing and promoting policies and best practice in contracts, projects and data handling. Support business areas in bringing new projects to fruition with suitable evaluation, and identifying opportunities to put in place process improvements and operational efficiencies across the business

This role will have 2x direct reports with small teams and some of the duties will include:

Commercial legal management

- Promote a culture of Intellectual Property and contract policy good practice across the organisation

- Oversee contract management processes, policies and legal support

- Develop policies for authorisation of contracts in a risk-appropriate manner across all organisation locations

- Ensure business functions have appropriate understanding of different agreements and that these are being used correctly

Project and programme management

- Develop business case processes to be robust and agile

- Assist business areas in developing proposals and provide scrutiny on behalf of Finance Director, including post-implementation review

- Work with Head of Strategy to manage programme of projects, ensuring they are reported effectively and managed in accordance with organisation strategy and financial guidelines

Operational improvement

- Identify opportunities to streamline process and workflows including any arising out of business systems transformation programme

- Consider case for centralising functions together with necessary service support for business areas

This is a newly created position and with an attractive employer, so if the above is of interests please do not delay in submitting your application in the first instance. Our client can offer an excellent work / life balance split. Contact a.tait @ Butlerrose . com or call (Apply online only)

Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy