Contracts Manager

Contracts Manager

Job Title: Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896217_1568218230
Contact Name: Damon Bates
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2019 17:10

Job Description

Are you an experienced Commercial/Contracts Manager who is looking for a challenging new within the defence industry?

My client specialises in the design and manufacture of navigation and surveillance systems and is seeking a candidate to provide commercial input and negotiation support in all aspects of the operations function.

Key Responsibilities

*Acting as the dedicated bid manager for all nominated bid opportunities.
*Undertaking a commercial review of the full suite of proposal documents.
*Ensuring that proposals to customer are priced, developed and approved in accordance with company procedures.
*Responsible for ensuring the commercial integrity of submitted tenders and proposals.
*Supporting the business with all contract and commercial management expertise during the lifecycle of the contract and programme.
*Responsible for generating, reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a suite of contractual documents, such as, Supply and Purchase Contracts, Confidentiality Agreements, US Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs) Teaming Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Standard Terms and Conditions, Escrow, and other Intellectual Property Right Agreements.
*Identification of potential liabilities, risks, issues and disputes, arising with customers, suppliers, partners and third parties, and produce innovative mitigation plans.

Key Requirements

*Previous professional experience ideally gained within the Defence industry or within a similar international and interdisciplinary environment.
*Extensive knowledge of UK and International contracting and commercial principles and legislation.
*Thorough knowledge of UK MoD terms of contracting DEFCONS & DEFFORMS, with a good working knowledge of the US DoD FARS & DFARS.
*Experience of bidding to and managing contracts in the UK and international defence and security markets.
*Demonstrable negotiation skills with successful experience of operating in UK and international markets.
*Good working knowledge of UK Export Controls and Intellectual Property legislations.
*Flexible enough to visit other sites including customers both in the UK and international.
*Formal legal training/IACCM would be an advantage.

Contracts Manager
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Contracts, Bidding, Negotiation, Defence, MoD, DEFCONS, DEFFORMS, IACCM, UK Export Controls, Intellectual Property Legislations, US DoD FARS, DFARS, Commercial Skills, International

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and innovative company in the defence industry, with a great benefits package and numerous career development opportunities.

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 criterion 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 role is a permanent position.

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