Procurement Heads

Contract Manager

£45-65k + Various Benefits
05 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Specialist Area
Contracts Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

A global business operating across 50 countries worldwide and supplying a unique portfolio of equipment and services. 

A business with strategic vison and capability providing unique products to a wide range of industries globally. This Contracts Manager will sit within a growing sourcing team, responsible for strategic activities across the construction category. 

The Contracts Manager will be responsible for the negotiation, implementation and on-going management of contracts with sub-contract construction contractors. Working on a global scale the Contracts Manager will be adaptable in their approach with a range of contractors and key stakeholders. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies and lead the commercial contracting negotiations for construction subcontract categories aligning to project requirements 
  • Work with Global Product teams (engineering, technology, commercial Product Management), supported business and functional organization to achieve goals
  • Identify and qualify new construction contractors meeting the business requirements
  • Develop base intelligence strategies to ensure the business benefits from latest supply offering
  • Bring innovative solutions to maximize value proposition for products and bid opportunities
  • Effectively utilize e-Sourcing tools to launch inquiries and receive contractor quotations/proposals
  • Monitor, communicate, and respond to changing market conditions and business drivers to maximize leverage and minimize risk
  • Identify, develop and manage contractors; understand safety, commercial and capacity risks
  • Manage contractor relationships and maintain interface at senior level within contractors’ organizations
  • Act as an escalation point for contractor interface for project execution issues when relevant

Key experience required:

We are looking for an experienced Contracts Manager with a background in the construction and/or engineering sector. Further skills and experience are required - 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (preferably Mechanical / Civil) degree 
  • Thorough understanding and prior experience in contracts and contractual language.
  • Strong influencing, communication and facilitative skills, including cross cultures and geographies
  • Ability to bring teams together to achieve targets and goal and to work cross functionally 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) technical and non-technical information, internally and externally.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good Knowledge of SAP and requisition to pay processes

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business. Please apply with an up to date CV today or call Sophie on 01962 869838 for more information.

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