Contracts Specialist

STR Ltd.
£25.00 - £30.00 per hour
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


My Client is a market leading manufacturer of Avionic products for both military and civil applications; they are looking to add a Contracts Specialist to the Commercial team for an initial period of 3 months.

Job designation:
To be responsible for the commercial and contracts activity, and process within the commercial team, ensuring the company has an optimised position especially in minimising risk, maximising profits and enhancing customer satisfaction. Mentor/ coach within the department and also to deputise when required in the absence of the Head of Commercial.

Core responsibilities
-Negotiate with customers to draft terms and pricing agreements favourable to the company
To manage and approve agreements of a confidential nature
To support the business and in particular the bids and proposals process and be responsible for allocated commercial negotiations (this may include pricing and terms)
To travel to meet customers usually one week every two months
-Manage commercial/contract deviations and activities
To ensure that commercial tasks are completed in a timely manner.
Actively promote clear and effective communication between the commercial function and the wider business
-Ensure successful deployment of commercial and contractual strategy.
To work with other departments within the business to facilitate adherence to plans
-To develop the commercial and contractual awareness
To assess legal risk within the commercial and contractual remit and put in place action plans to minimise risk
To provide support and guidance to the commercial team as required.
-Adherence to Legal and commercial and internal policies
Understanding of contracts and there commercial impact
Build relationships with external and internal customers
Act as Legal support for internal customers
Ability to communicate effectively with people of all levels

Key Skills / Competencies required:

-Strong Contractual and Legal knowledge
-Commercial awareness
-Drafting contractual documents
-Experience of negotiating terms and condition, and pricing
-An ability to communicate effectively
-Ability to identify potential issues ahead of problems

Commutable from:
Portsmouth, Southampton, Fareham, Winchester, Chichester, Waterlooville, Basingstoke, Alton

Key Words:
Contract, Specialist, Commercial, Contractual, Business, Documentation

For more information or to apply please contact
Paul Randall 02392322385