Contracts Manager

Contracts Manager

Job Title: Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire
Salary: Up to £48000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895850_1557482915
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2019 11:08

Job Description

Our client, a market leader in high integrity electronics for the engineering industry, is seeking a Contracts Manager for their site near Stafford, Staffordshire.

In this role you will be responsible for taking a lead on all commercial aspects of major tenders, preparing quotations, preparation and negotiation of contracts and contractual agreements across all the Business Units, Commercial management of contracts from receipt of enquiry until receipt of payment from the customer. This role will require working closely with the Commercial Manager on a day to day basis and deputising for the Commercial Manager as required.


Evaluating and preparing responses to customer's enquiries and Invitations to Tender
Negotiating prime contracts with UK/overseas commercial customers and with UK Ministry of
Defence (MoD)
Advising and assisting Purchasing Department on the flow-down of contract conditions to sub-contractors
Advising Programme Managers on all contractual aspects and assisting to deliver programmes in a cost-effective manner
Drafting contract documentation and agreements of a contractual nature (joint venture,
partnership, confidentiality, consultancy, software licenses, etc.)
Liaison with customers at all levels
Representing the Commercial Department across the business and to the Senior Management
Mentoring and developing other members of the department
Assisting the Commercial Manager with high level duties and representing the department

Skills and Qualifications

Educated to degree level or equivalent (desirable)
Proven track record of relevant experience at the same or a similar level within a Commercial / Contracts Department.
Significant experience in terms and conditions negotiation and the commercial management of supply contracts for both UK and overseas customers.
Familiar with industrial / commercial conditions of contract and procedures
Recent experience of working with MoD contract conditions and MoD procedures including ITAR
Knowledge of import and export controls and procedures
Experience in Export Licensing procedures
Familiar with documentary credits and bank guarantees
Customer relationship, presentation and negotiation skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Must be a team player, flexible, pro-active, highly motivated and capable of working on own initiative
Some UK and Overseas travel will be required
Relationship management, written and verbal presentation and negotiation skills

Job Title: Contracts Manager
Location Rugeley, Staffordshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Job ID:895850


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.