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Contracts/Commercial Team Leader - Manufacturing

Posted 27 February by Gap Professional Easy Apply Ended

Are you a Contracts Administrator, Contracts coordinator, Bid coordinator, Commercial Executive, Proposals Engineer or similar, who has significant exposure to the negotiation, compilation and review of contractual terms and experience of managing or leading a team?

Has this experience been gained within the Manufacturing, Defence or Construction industry, where terms and conditions are varied and legislation strict? Have you added to your experience with professional accreditation or a recognised Lean/six sigma qualification or training?

Do you seek the opportunity to develop a career with a Global organisation who not only have a reputation for producing innovative, world-leading products, but also for surpassing customer expectation in terms of service levels and ensuring the potential of their own employees is recognised, developed and supported?

Do you value working in a collaborative environment with a culture that is built around trust and respect at all levels?

If the answer is yes, then the role of Contracts Team Leader could be exactly the career development opportunity you seek.

This is a new role to the Contracts Team and reports into the Contracts Manager. The company are located on the i54 business park, with good transport links and on-site parking. They offer 25 days annual leave (plus statutory) as well as a competitive benefits package.

Role Summary:

  • With the leadership and guidance from the Group Contracts Director and the Site Contracts Manager, you will be required to understand the Group's business strategy and help identify and effectively communicate ways to help achieve strategic business goals.
  • Under the leadership of the Site Contracts Manager, the Contracts Team Leader will manage contractual activities to ensure compliance with the agreed contractual obligations between the Company and its customers.
  • You will effectively lead a small Contracts Administration team, ensuring they have the required guidance, development and performance management to perform their roles to the best of their ability and in line with overall objectives.
  • Under guidance from the leadership team and legal counsel, you will analyse and negotiate terms and conditions within competitive and single source proposals from customers, articulating risks to leadership/bid team.
  • As Contracts Team Leader, you will assist with the preparation and submission of programme proposals and support the Contracts Manager as required.

To take up this exciting opportunity to join a progressive business who are at the very forefront of their high-technology industry, we seek a candidate with the following skills & experience:

  • Relevant Degree or professional qualification/accreditation, i.e Business Administration, Law, CIPS, CIM
  • Experience of similar position within Manufacturing, Defence or Construction industry, where you have managed differing types of contract
  • Experience of the day to day management/leadership of a small team
  • Experience of utilising an MRP/ERP system and ideally SAP
  • Excellent communication skills, including the confidence to report or present information to the Senior Management Team.
  • Pro-active nature and the ability to influence thinking or convince/persuade others

If this sounds like you and you would like to learn more about the role and company you would be joining, please apply today for immediate consideration.

Required skills

  • CIM
  • Contract Management
  • Proposals
  • Bids
  • CIPS
  • Commercial Law
  • Tenders
  • Business Law
  • Contractual terms

Reference: 34566546

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