Head of Commercial & Contracts

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Redhill
Salary
70000.0000
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A global business who lead at the forefront of automation, communication and control technology within the transportation sectors seek a commercial / legal contracts management professional to lead their UK contracting activity and division.

As Head of Contracts this position will join a $1bn + global technology solution business and will lead all UK commercial contracts activity for its transport sector technology aligned division (Rail and major highways technology solution, design, install, integration and through life systems / process management).

This newly created Head of Contracts role will lead customer and major subcontract supplier engagement, contracts review, negotiation and finalisation as well as wider contracting process and governance with a recently restructured reporting team of 8 contracts manager and close afflation with the bids team.

As well as taking a hands on lead in the complex / high value commercial, supply and legal contracts activity the role requires a senior commercial manager / contracts manager with a passion for the management and development of best practice contracts management process, install this across the reporting team to ultimately offer a first class internal service and delivery commercially advantageous customer and supplier contracts.

Ideally suited to a well versed senior commercial manager / head of contracts seeking a role which will have full autonomy to shape and lead a complete commercial contract management division within a hugely successful business.

Role - Head of Commercial Contracts

Salary - £80000 + car allowance + benefits package

Key experience required for head of commercial contracts application:

* Proven experience in a senior commercial manager / contracts manager or head / directorship level
* Expert legal contract knowledge to lead T&C review, negotiation, change / management, risk mitigation and implementation for new business win and supplier subcontracts
* First class customer and subcontract supplier facing negotiator able to lead negotiation to positive resolution in a direct senior commercial manager, contracts manager or ideally head of / directorship level
* Proven divisional management ability to lead process and skill set development of a reporting commercial and contracts management team
* LLB law degree, IACCM OR equivalent legal / contracts management qualification will be beneficial
* Experience in a technology solution industry sector (Design, install, integrate and systems management) - Transport, Rail, Highways or related highly beneficial
* Experience of public sector procurement and contracting regulations
* Proactive development and implementation of up to date, industry specific and best practice commercial contracts solutions

To apply for this Head of Contracts - senior commercial manager / contracts position, candidates candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
To apply for this Head of Contracts - senior commercial manager / contracts position, candidates candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.