Commercial Manager / Contract Manager

Location: Burgess Hill, West Sussex Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Megan Cottrell

Commercial Contracts Manager

Burgess Hill, West Sussex.

Salary - to be discussed via phone/email

Working for a leading business based in West Sussex. This role will report Senior Manager Commercial Contracts Manager. The main purpose of the role is to provide contract expertise to the business and to assist in development of sound commercial proposals which meet corporate/business areas goals and metrics and protect the Company's risk/liability levels, reputation and financial interests.

About you

  • You be likely to be working as a Contract Manager, Commercial Contracts Manager, Senior Buyer, Purchasing Manager, Commercial Business Partner, Commercial Advisor, Commercial Contract Specialist or a Commercial Lawyer or Solicitor
  • Must be CIPs qualified
  • Strong knowledge of UK contract law.
  • Experience of draft, reviewing and preparing commercial contracts
  • Knowledge of a broad range of purchasing, joint venture, collaboration and customers contracts would be advantageous.
  • 5 - 15 years' experience in drafting/negotiating commercial contracts
  • Have strong experience in commercial law
  • Ideal industry experience will include NHS, Medical Devises, Pharma, Biotech, Public and Government Bodies.

About the role

  • To review tenders and other contractual documentation, identify and highlight areas of risk to the Business and propose/ agree strategies for mitigating the identified risks via the Risk and Issue Process.
  • To negotiate, develop and implement new contracts for external customers in consultation with Business Areas and develop ad hoc contracts with performance management.
  • To review and provide guidance on new sub-contracts for third party suppliers to the MLS Commercial Managers.
  • To review and provide guidance on legal change requests for both customer and third party suppliers to the MLS Commercial Managers or relevant Business Area ensuring full visibility via Change Control Logs.
  • Predominantly reviewing commercial contracts and negotiating on contract changes
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Risk assessment

This is a permanent role that will start ASAP. You will be joining a high performing team with company that is a global leader in its market place. This is an urgent requirement so please don't hesitate to apply or call Megan Cottrell for more information on 01324 330513.

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