Commercial Contracts Manager - 12 month FTC

Beaumont Select Ltd
West Sussex, UK
02 Oct 2019
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting Commercial Contracts Manager opportunity to work for this innovative, leading-edge organisation in state-of-the-art offices...Reporting directly to the Senior Commercial Contracts Manager you will be part of a team of four Commercial Contracts Managers and one Contracts Support Analyst. You'll be sitting within Legal & Regulatory Affairs and your mission will be to provide sound commercial contract advice to all Business Areas. You'll assist in the development of sustainable commercial tender submissions and contract proposals which meet corporate/business area goals and metrics, whilst ensuring that you mitigate Company risk/liability levels and protect reputation and financial interests.
As the Commercial Contracts Manager, you will also support the Procurement function, reviewing/drafting contractual documentation, highlighting areas of risk, proposing/agreeing risk mitigating strategies and ensuring contracts are commercially and legally robust.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts offering in line with public procurement regulations and tender and contract governance
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating 3rd party sub-contracts to ensure appropriate legal back out (including service levels and monitoring) is in place
  • Advise Business Areas on contractual rights and obligations and provide clarification on contract terms and conditions
  • Provide ad hoc advice and guidance on EU public procurement legislation and contractual queries from internal departments

Required experience:
  • You will be educated to degree level or equivalent
  • In addition, you will either hold a CIPS qualification (Graduate Diploma) or be a qualified commercial contracts lawyer, with a track record of providing contractual expertise relating to the provision of high value complex goods and services (typically in excess of £5m+) and preferably to the healthcare market
  • A good level of contract law and also preferably a good level of knowledge of the public contracts procurement regulations, the Company's Business Areas will need to be able to rely on that expertise, along with your sound business acumen and professionalism as you will offer practical advice to all Business Areas and take accountability for the tender/contract reviews and projects assigned to you
  • This position will offer exposure to all of the Company's operating businesses and therefore you must have the qualities to make a positive, professional impact in a highly complex cross-functional environment
  • Able to develop a strong collaboration with the sales teams across the board and remain focused on critical goals and outcomes
  • Effective internal/external stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proven analytical and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter who is action and impact oriented; possesses a strong sense of urgency and the ability to comfortably work independently (when required) or as part of a team, in an intensely deadline-oriented environment. Speed and accuracy are essential requirements for this position
  • Trustworthy; demonstrating experience working with confidential information and in confidential situations; High integrity and an unyielding commitment to legal and regulatory compliance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products and preferably Google drive

If you thrive on making a positive impact and contributing directly to your company's success, feel you have the commitment to teamwork and the innovation that our client is seeking, then this role could be for you!

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency. Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business
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