Commercial and Contracts Officer

Posted 12 May by Nigel Wright
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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.

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

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

Reference: 42678734

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