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Contracts Manager

Posted 8 March by Robert Half Easy Apply Ended

Robert Half Office Team are currently looking to recruit for a Contract Manager for a Financial Services organisation based in Central Bristol on an interim basis. This is a highly recognised organisation and the appointed Contract Manager would be assisting on a large business change programme in order to meet regulatory requirements under Operational Continuity and Ring Fencing.

Due to nature of this role you will need to be readily available for work. Competitive pay rate on offer.


As Contracts Manager your main responsibilities will include but be limited to;

  • Supporting the relevant Business areas in the drafting and creation of a set of contractual Service Schedules:
    • Contract negotiation
    • Drafting
    • Review and Approval processes
  • Facilitation, preparation and coordination, with the Business SMEs and Directors, throughout the drafting and sign off process
  • Working closely with Group Legal and the Business on IGA's, understanding the detailed Regulatory landscape across the relevant Jurisdictions Engage the necessary Business SMEs in negotiation and production of IGA service schedules.
  • Reviewing business documentation and providing feedback to senior management.
  • Understanding how the business areas function to enable better understanding of the IGA requirements.
  • Setting up and running workshops/surgeries with the Business stakeholders, facilitating sessions with both service provider and service recipient.
  • Managing, developing and presenting options for design issues.

Person Specification

  • Experience in Legal contract negotiation, production and administration is essential, as the candidate will be required to write and negotiate the Intra Group Agreement (IGA) Service Schedules where appropriate, or engage the necessary Business Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to do so.
  • Financial Services experience is essential, as is experience in the writing and negotiation of commercial/internal contracts
  • Financial Services business experience is preferred, previous working knowledge on a divestment programme would be also advantageous
  • Experience of working within a regulatory programme for a Financial Service Provider would be preferred.
  • Contract and Commercial governance and delivery experience
  • Ability to understand and interpret regulatory guidance; a broad understanding of the Ring Fence Regulations and its application, would be an advantage
  • Understanding of Service Agreements/contracts/inter-Group formal arrangements
  • Strong appreciation of importance of procedures and policy adherence
  • Strong collaborative skills (team player) with ability to work and negotiate with diverse stakeholders in a matrix environment
  • Ability to manage, track and report on progress and RAID of multiple Business work streams through governance forums
  • Ability to convert uncertainty and ambiguity into clear and appropriate actions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, calm and efficient under pressure
  • Strong coordination, organisation and time management
  • Articulate, with good written and presentation preparation, documentation and specification skills
  • Ability to self-manage and undertake activities with initiative
  • Problem solving ability and strong analytical skills

If you feel you have the relevant experience to offer to this role please send an up to date CV or call Rachel Shaw at Robert Half Office Team on .

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