Commercial and Contracts Officer

Posted 12 May by Nigel Wright
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Company
Nigel Wright is delighted to be working with a well established manufacturing business based in the Newcastle area in their search for a commercial and contracts officer.

Role
The role will assist and support the Commercial team and the wider business with tender opportunities, sale and purchase contract reviews, confidentiality agreements and other ad-hoc contracts as well as general commercial administration. Key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Assist in the review of the contractual/commercial aspects of tenders and proposals
  • Draft and review contracts, sub-contracts, contract variations, letters of intent, confidentiality agreements and other legal agreements, identifying areas of risk
  • Support the Senior Commercial Officer/Group Commercial Manager in their negotiation of more complex contracts with customers and suppliers
  • Support the handover of contracts from the Sales team to the Projects team
  • Provide day to day commercial support across the business
  • Administration of contract files


Experience
Candidates will ideally be Degree educated, (a law degree would be highly desirable) and have:

  • Broad contract law knowledge, with the ability to understand and apply commercial principles and to advise on contractual obligations, implications and risk
  • Experience of drafting and negotiating contractual terms and conditions
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to develop business relationships



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