Contracts Advisor

Recruiter
Harvard Associates Ltd
Location
Bristol
Salary
£25000 - £35000/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Part Time
A fantastic opportunity to work for an established IT organisation who can offer future career development and progression"

Contracts Advisor Part-Time - 3 days per week, Maternity Cover

Salary up to £35k DOE Pro rata

Bristol Based

Working as part of the Sales and Marketing Team, the Contracts Advisor is responsible for negotiating and advising on all contracts for the company as well as drafting the materials required for the process. You will work closely with the Business Development Team to write first drafts and proofread and edit content for final proposals as well as enter into negotiations with client procurement teams to ensure a legally sound and practical contract is in place between both parties.

You will provide contractual and commercial expertise, using knowledge of commercial and legal practice in the UK specifically as it relates to the IT industry to support and provide guidance in the development and negotiation of contracts whilst ensuring compliance with company policy, legal and regulatory requirements.

Main Responsibilities of the Contracts Advisor are:

• Liaising with prospective clients to agree on the terms of contracts.
• Regular meetings with the Business Development Team and occasionally
the Directors with regard to the proper negotiation of contracts.
• Development and ownership of best practice policies in relation to contract
negotiation.
• Engaging with the Business Development Team and the Marketing Team to
ensure KPI targets are met.
• Detailed proofreading and editing of contract materials
• Creation and negotiation of other contractual documents including Non-
Disclosure Agreements and Letters of Variation for existing clients.

Skills Required for the Contracts Advisor Role:

• Experience of working within an IT organisation or on IT contracts is
preferable.
• Contract negotiation skills
• Experience of working with Public Sector procurement teams
• Ability to work to strict deadlines
• Team working and collaboration
• Interest in and understanding of basic legal processes
• Commercial Awareness
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Communication skills
• Business analysis and consultancy skills