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Contracts Manager – Full or Part Time

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Global engineering group seeks Contracts Manager to work on major UK projects part-time of either 3 or 4 days will be considered.

Make sure to read the full description below, and please apply immediately if you are confident you meet all the requirements.

The roles

  • Working as part of UK projects teams supporting long-term service and maintenance projects, you will deliver a professional commercial and contract management service at all stages of the project lifecycle;
  • This is a customer-facing role and managing these relationships is key to the position;
  • You will also manage relationships with partners and suppliers;
  • Implement commercial management tools including Change Management;
  • Negotiate, amend and draft clauses in complex contracts;
  • Evaluate Variation Orders and amend contract documentation;
  • Manage the Risks and Opportunities Process and databases;
  • Oversee dispute resolution and claims management with clients and suppliers;
  • Monitor compliance in Project Execution

Key Requirements

  • Degree in engineering, law, or business; or a qualified Lawyer or QS
  • Minimum of 5 years* professional experience in Contract or Commercial Management in project execution
  • Sound experience of drafting, negotiating, and advising on commercial contracts during projects
  • Prior experience working closely with the customer
  • Dispute/claims management experience
  • Sound knowledge of contract law
  • Working understanding of business accounting practices
  • Exposure to the manufacturing, infrastructure, engineering, rail or technology sectors preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a robust nature, and the drive to succeed
  • Prior experience in people mentoring a benefit but not essential
  • You must be a team player and able to evidence this


If you are interested in this Senior Contracts & Commercial Manager position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to Jacqui Douglas. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch.

  • All candidates will be considered on merit

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