Contracts officer

Location: Bristol, England Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Sam Francis

Contracts Officer


£28,000 - £32,000

Contracts Officer needed for a leading organisation based in Bristol who are looking to employ an experienced Contracts Officer with a aim to provide a comprehensive level of support in day to day operations of current programmes and bids within the clients commercial operations and maximise profitability within acceptable risk levels.

The successful Contracts Officer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • Opportunity to work under flexi-time system
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Life assurance
  • 15-day sick pay entitlement
  • Private medical insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Child care vouchers
  • Income protection scheme
  • Employee share scheme

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Contracts Officer will include:

  • Prepare commercial quotations and orchestrate proposals incorporating pricing to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Administer Contracts and Agreements effectively and efficiently to ensure maximum profitability while minimising the exposure to risk, ensuring the timely achievement of all project objectives
  • Draft and negotiate any contracts and agreements with customers and suppliers, ensuring these include agreeable terms, prices and payment plans in order to meet the businesses objectives
  • Prepare and administer any required contract changes while positively contribute to resulting negotiations
  • Assess and respond to any requests for quotations, ensuring risk mitigation and value for money is achieved while continuing to meet the customer's needs
  • Ensuring contract order cover is received in a timely manner
  • Liaise with the project team to ensure information is released in a timely and effective manner to the customers
  • Maintain key project performance indicators and contribute to the internal reporting requirement process
  • Coordinate commercial communication across both internal and external customers
  • Maintain and support in the development and administration of commercial processes and procedures within the business
  • Provide support and assistance across various levels within the commercial function as required

What you need to be the successful Contracts Officer:

In order to be the successful Contracts Officer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience in a commercial role
  • Ability to evaluate commercial risks
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Organise time efficiently to achieve objectives
  • Seek to identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Contribute as an effective team member
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High standard of IT literacy including MS Office particularly Excel
  • Willingness to learn and develop within the role

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Contracts Officer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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