Commercial / Contracts Manager

Commercial / Contracts Manager

Job Title: Commercial / Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895537_1576855108
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2019 15:18

Job Description

Are you at Commercial Manager or Contracts Manager level and looking for the next step in your career? Our client is a global supplier of high-integrity products used within mission and safety critical environments, and they are seeking a Commercial / Contracts Manager to actively lead and support the winning and delivery of profitable business and provide commercial support and governance to the business by ensuring the company contracts with customers and suppliers on terms that protect the business.

Your tasks and responsibilities will include:

Support the preparation and timely submission of bids and proposals ensuring commercial integrity and compliance with all applicable policies, processes and legislation with specific responsibility for responding and leading the commercial aspects
Present commercial aspects of proposals and contracts at internal bid reviews and contract launches, to all levels of seniority, ensuring that the contractual obligations are known, understood and are being addressed
Drafting, review and negotiation of agreements
Effective day-to-day management of customer contracts, including customer liaison and customer relationship management on contractual matters
Assist with the identification of commercial risk, develop and implement effective mitigation strategies and actions and report the risk and progress with mitigation strategies internally
Provide advice to Project, Operations and Procurement teams on contractual matters
Support Operations and Project teams in the identification of contract change/scope creep
Develop and support the negotiation of flow down terms and conditions to Suppliers
Database management uploading documents, creating new records for contracts and services and calculating payments and price adjustments
Liaison with the Export Control teams to ensure compliance with regulation export control regulations

Qualifications / Experience

Degree educated in a Business or related subject is essential. Post-graduation Commercial certifications (such as IACCM) would be an advantage.
Several years' prior Commercial experience in an aerospace, defence or a related technology industry, demonstrating all, or substantially all, of the above responsibilities
Full UK Driving License and a willingness to visit other sites on a regular basis.

Job Title:Commercial / Contracts Manager
Salary:Competitive, DOE
Location:Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895537


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 these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. 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 submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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