Contracts Manager

Recruiter
Advanced Resource Managers Limited
Location
Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary
£50 per hour
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
1172636461
Contracts Manager Luton This role will require a demonstrated ability to manage internal and external relationships and will require broad experiences of working cross functionally in a matrix organisation, in order to influence a breadth of business decisions throughout the Life Cycle Management (LCM) framework. The individual will have strong and effective communication skills, with the ability to develop and nurture internal customer relationships, promote customer intimacy and team working. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate successful subcontract management by developing robust contracts which address lifecycle factors whilst fostering and maintaining supplier relationships, delivering on short term demands and long term sector objectives. Typical Accountabilities: Lead the delivery of sub-contract management activities and other procurement related services which may be required by the business Translate customer / project requirements into commercial documents, particularly pertaining to the design, development and production of bespoke complex electronic systems Understanding mechanisms of mitigating risk associated with entering into commercial agreements Develop and negotiate robust contracts for services, intangible and tangible deliverables Working in collaboration with cross functional stakeholders to ensure the flowdown of appropriate terms from customer contracts to enable compliance with contractual obligations and mitigate commercial / contractual risks Promotes customer intimacy in both internal and external relationships Focal point for project and suppliers regarding contract and supply base matters Drives and leads strategies to influence business decisions throughout the project life cycle Identify solutions for complex areas of potential risk /opportunity e.g. sub-contract risk, liability and exchange rate exposure etc. and deliver solutions/mitigations Draft and prepare complex contract documentation using standard and non-standard formats Lead the generation and review of 'appropriate' specifications and Statement of Work documents Construct and lead the contracts and supply chain management Life Cycle Management (LCM) deliverables Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge: Requires appropriate training to degree level or equivalent or significant relevant work experience (studying towards or achievement of MCIPS is preferred) A good working knowledge and understanding of Procurement within the Defence/Aerospace industry (or a similar sector) and ability to apply them with minimal supervision and direction An ability to think 'outside of the box' offering solutions to enable the function to add value and innovation SAP familiarity (or equivalent integrated business systems)

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