Contracts Manager

Optima UK Inc Ltd
Birmingham, UK
10 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Contracts Manager


Salary up to £40k DOE

Optima Professional Services are recruiting for an experienced, proactive, highly self-motivated Contracts Manager to join a Birmingham based innovative fast paced organisation.

You'll ensure the business is compliant and commercially viable to all business activities. Ensuring that contracts with clients, partners and sub-contractors in all (national and international) are fit for purpose and mitigate risk to the business.

In this role you will:
  • Lead the establishment/operation of a centralised compliance function
  • Manage all contract agreements; ensuring legal compliance and commercial viability.
  • Advise the Board and/or Business Unit Directors on necessary changes
  • Support business/project managers to mitigate compliance risks on all contracts
  • Review client contracts and assess financial/non-financial implications
  • Maintain a contract/compliance risk register
  • Develop, implement, review/update compliance processes, policies, procedures and registers
  • Keep abreast of relevant legislative changes in key market areas/regions to ensure compliance

The Candidate

For this role you will need to possess:
  • Contract management knowledge - commercial drivers for better value contractual arrangements.
  • Ability to analyse/manage contract management information/performance and support commercial decision-making
  • Demonstrable experience of building business relationships with key internal stakeholders
  • Degree/HND or equivalent
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Ability to work clearly and accurately under pressure and tight timescales.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication, organisation and team working skills.
  • Commercially minded with the ability to challenge the status quo

Desirable - Knowledge of cost modelling tools, techniques and principles

Holidays 25 + Bank Holidays plus option to buy more

Annual Bonus Scheme

Monday - Friday 37 Hours

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