Commercial Contracts Manager

Barclay Meade
08 Oct 2021
16 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading aerospace & defence manufacturing business are currently recruiting for a Commercial Contracts Manager based in Rugeley (hybrid working) on a fulltime permanent basis.

Proven experience within a commercial contract management role is essential, all industry experience will be considered and not limited to aerospace & defence.

Role - Commercial Contracts Manager

Type - Permanent position

Location - Rugeley, Staffordshire (hybrid working 2-3 days remote)

Salary - Competitive (DOE)

Key roles and responsibilities for Commercial Contracts Manager role and will not be limited to:

  • Negotiate prime contracts with UK/overseas commercial customers and with UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)
  • Maximise opportunities within payment plans to maintain/improve working capital when negotiating contract terms
  • Advise Purchasing Department on the flow-down of contract conditions to sub-contractors.
  • Advise Programme Managers on all contractual aspects and provide assistance to ensure cost effective delivery of programmes
  • Advise and support project team on all contractual maters to meet delivery timescales
  • Draft contract documentation and agreements of a contractual nature (joint venture, partnership, confidentiality, consultancy, software licences, etc)
  • Liaise with customers at all levels in relation to existing and new business, e.g. terms & conditions, contracts, proposals, invoicing
  • Responsible for invoicing and payment in conjunction with Finance Department
  • Resolve payment disputes effectively
  • Mitigation of contractual financial liabilities
  • Protection of company cash-flow position

Key skills and experience required for Commercial Contracts Manager job applicant and not limited to:

  • Previous experience within a commercial contract management role
  • Experience in contract negotiation and the commercial management of supply contracts
  • Knowledge of industrial/commercial conditions of contract and procedures
  • A high level of commercial awareness
  • Ability to promote and encourage a culture of teamwork
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with personnel at all levels of the organisation

To apply for this Commercial Contracts Manager / Contracts Manager / Commercial Contract Manager / Contract Manager position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.