Contracts Manager

Location: Havant, Hampshire Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jack Pleon

Contracts Manager


Contracts Manager required to join a globally established defence / engineering company in the Havant area. This company has recently won some large projects within the Maritime industry so ideally the Contracts Manager will come from a Navy / defence related background (not essential).

Responsibilities for the Contracts Manager:

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the different types of commercial/contract models and how to use them
  • Ensures Terms and Conditions compliance including flow down of prime contract commercial requirements to suppliers
  • Independently define all risks and create and implement solutions to problems and issues as they arise
  • Independently identify, define and implement contract revisions and improvements in accordance with normal procedures
  • Liaison with internal organisations, customers and suppliers in support of above and provide guidance and advise relevant to assigned agreements
  • Organise and maintain contract files
  • Ensure timeliness of all contract actions including DCAs, contract summaries and contract close out in a timely manner.
  • Keep leads, team leads and/or managers appraised of current issues and their mitigation/resolution
  • Responsible for ensuring flow down of prime contract commercial requirements to suppliers.

Requirements (Skill set) for the Contracts Manager include:

  • Experience of reviewing contracts and a good understanding of contract clauses.
  • Familiarisation of MoD DEFCONs
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to be able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to be able to offer innovative solutions\resolve disputes.
  • MCIPS qualified

The Contracts Manager will need to be eligible for SC clearance (Security clearance)

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