CAF is a global market leader in the design, manufacture, maintenance and supply of equipment and components for rail systems, with presence across the globe in all continents. The Company has had a UK presence in the UK market for more than a decade and we are now expanding exponentially through a corporate holding and two differentiated business units: rolling stock and rail services. CAF Rolling Stock UK Ltd is building a new state-of-the-art assembly hub in Newport and is creating exciting new job opportunities, and will employ up to 200 staff by end of 2018.
CAF is one of the international market leaders in the design, manufacture, maintenance and supply of equipment and components for rail systems with presence across the globe in all continents. In the UK market we are present for more than a decade and now we are expanding exponentially through a corporate holding and two differentiated business units: rolling stock and rail services. CAF Rolling Stock UK, Ltd has an assembly facility in Newport (Wales) with a workforce of around 200 staff.
The Contract Manager will be directly reporting to the Project Manager, and managing the execution of main client contracts (from rolling stock supply to rail services realisation). You will advise the Project Manager on the best contractual strategy with an eye toward reducing costs and risks, and increasing profits. You will be responsible for supporting the preparation, negotiation and review of main client contracts liaising with Legal department as well as the negotiation and review of subcontracts as requested by procurement department.
Draft, negotiate, review and execute contracts and agreements. Ensure variation orders are properly identified and managed. Ensure contract close-out, extension or renewal. Serve as a direct point of contact for our customers on contractual matters. Provide recommendations and support negotiation with customer. Manage contractual records and documentation, including contractual correspondence and change orders. As needed, provide support on contractual matters to project manager and any operational staff.
2.0 Health & Safety
Carry out Health and safety inspections in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy and Procedure in place, and ensure actions are complete and/or progress on actions reported.
2.2 Ensure that all work carried out within the team(s) is compliant with health and safety legislation and organisational health and safety policies and procedures.
Ensure all work carried out is compliant with organisational quality management systems/policies and procedures.
4.1 Participate in team and one-to-one meetings, and undertake, as appropriate, training, relevant to the role as required.
Keep up to date with developments and policies and procedures within the Company, that influence the day-to-day activities within the role, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and any other relevant internal/external factors e.g. Company policies and procedures, quality management standards, health and safety.
Promote the Company by whatever means are appropriate and available so as to ensure a positive image to internal/external customers/clients.
Ensure, in the course of employment, complete confidentiality is maintained in respect of the Company, its dealings, transactions, and all other information relating to clients / customers, staff etc.
Demonstrate commitment to the aims and objectives of the Company and the implementation of its Equal Opportunities policy in the workplace.
In addition to the duties and responsibilities outlined, you must be prepared to undertake such additional duties which may result from changing circ
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