Commercial Contracts Manager - 12 Month FTC

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Commercial Management

  • Job type:

    Interim & Contract

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Opportunity for an experienced Commercial professional to join a leading organisation as a Commercial Contracts Manager, to be responsible for providing commercial support to ensure the business interests of the Company are optimised. This role is an initial 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.

Job Responsibilities of the Commercial Contracts Manager;

Understand and apply complex innovative Contract Models.

Ensure Terms and Conditions compliance, including flow down of prime contract commercial requirements to suppliers.

Define all risks, and create and implement solutions to problems and issues as they arise.

Identify, define and implement contract revisions and improvements in accordance with normal procedures.

Organise and maintain contract files.

Lead and organise complex source selection and strategy.

Main interface between customer, supplier and internal organisation.

Lead the issue and analysis of RFQ's / ITT's and lead vetting of responses.

Lead evaluation of multiple contract packages.

Facilitate supplier identification.

Make recommendations in regards to the outcome of the selection process, including identification of any risks or alternatives associated with the selection.

Lead negotiator on non-standard complex agreements.

Lead Negotiator on Terms and Conditions for non-standard agreements providing innovative and creative solutions as necessary.

Resolve difficult problem areas and shows a risk avoidance approach.

Person Specification of the Commercial Contracts Manager;

Degree qualified or equivalent.

Professional Qualifications e.g. MCIPS.

Proven Commercial Contracts experience.

In-depth knowledge of Contract Terms & Conditions and Contract Risk.

Knowledge of Military / Defence contracts.

Strong communication and negotiation skills.

Strong commercial acumen.

Excellent IT skills including MS Office.

Ability to work collaboratively with other departments within the business.

This role would suit an individual with previous experience in the following roles; Commercial Officer, Contracts Manager, Senior Contracts Administrator, Assistant Commercial Manager, Contracts Officer and Commercial Manager.