Commercial Contracts Advisor

Commercial Contracts Advisor

Job Title: Commercial Contracts Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dorking, Surrey
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894678_1523440445
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 11, 2018 10:54

Job Description

I am looking for a talented and enthusiastic Commercial Contracts Advisor for my engineering consultancy client in Surrey. Your key legal skills will be well-utilised in this position. If you're looking to develop your skills in a commercial contracts role, please do get in touch.

As a consultancy, the client undertakes work across many industries, including defence, marine, aerospace, critical infrastructure, and clean energy.

About the job:

Administering non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), and carrying out reviews with internal training and support
Carrying out due diligence checks for new suppliers based on internal training and support and maintaining a database of results
Ensuring database of final contracts are kept up to date which will involve liaising across the business spectrum
Checking list of government clauses are up to date and maintain up to date copies on file
Keep abreast with company insurance and liaise with insurance brokers where necessary
Reviewing proposed contracts to assess whether risks to the business are mitigated and key business objectives are catered for, whilst weighing up wider commercial considerations
Draft new contractual terms when these are required, including supply agreements, framework agreements, NDAs, letters of intent, letters of variation and related documents
Draft contract terms with sub-contractors appropriate to the size and complexity of the head contract
Negotiating where appropriate the terms with customers and sub-contractors where appropriate to do so
Providing an advisory service to the business on agreed contract terms and general legal issues, their meaning and the negotiation of new contracts.

Required skills and experience:

High-level Law Degree from a reputable University or equivalent
Good working knowledge of contract law
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels
Highly organised and able to prioritise a number of key deadlines and manage well under pressure
Hold the LPC qualification, although this isn't essential

Job Title:Commercial Contracts Advisor
Location: Dorking, Leatherhead, Surrey
Job Ref: 894678
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000pa + Excellent Corporate Benefits


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.