Contracts Negotiator Portsmouth12 Month Fixed Term Contract £55,000 - £60,000Brief
Contracts Negotiator needed for a leading defence engineering organisation based in the Portsmouth area who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Contracts Negotiator that takes pride in their work.
The successful Contracts Negotiator would desirably be educated to degree level, or equivalent professional/vocational qualification. It is essential candidates have a working knowledge of military/MoD contracts, and a familiarity of CIPS and general commercial functions e.g. authorize bid documents, subcontract into supply chain, engage with suppliers.What the role entails:
Some of the main duties of the Contracts Negotiator will include:
You will be responsible for contracts management of development and production contracts. Contracts are typically of a high value with critical schedules involving levels of complexity and contract change activity.
The post holder is authorised to negotiate and make binding decisions on behalf of the company, subject to appropriate approvals, and serves as a primary commercial interface with customers, suppliers and internal organisations on assigned programmes. Is required to have the ability to write and negotiate unique contract language and make business decisions involving legal, financial and programmatic issues.
The post holder is also required to be a key contributor to the formulation and execution of business strategy.
The post holder will normally be expected to supervise a number of Contracts professionals, agency staff and ITs and has direct responsibility for coaching and giving advice. Alternatively, the post holder may have full responsibility for a major programme of significant value and complexity. What experience you need to be the successful Contracts Negotiator:
- Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role/function
- Previous work on Military / MoD contracts - essential
- Experience engaging on new bids and winning contracts
- Experience engaging with key suppliers
- Excellent communication and written language skills
This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Contracts Negotiator to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!
In order to apply, candidates must possess or be eligible to obtain UK SC Clearance.
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