Contract Manager

Contract Manager – Permanent – Dorset

Excipion is currently recruiting for a leading technology developer within the Defence and Aerospace industry. Our client is actively recruiting a Contract Manager on a permanent basis for their expanding team in Dorset.

As a Contract Manager you should have a broad contract law knowledge as well as experience with managing and advising on commercial and business risk.

You will need to be able to combine experience, intuition and strategic thinking to make considered judgements about the overall impact on the business and its people, including the potential threats.

As a Contracts Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

Support to business win process through arranging quotations and support negotiation of contracts & agreements within Air to Air refuelling business unit.
Identify commercial risks and mitigations
Compliance with Contract Policy
Implementation of Group policies & procedures which relate to Commercial, Contracts & Legal function
Contract review, acceptance & order acknowledgement
Contract administration & Point of Contact for customer commercial enquiries
Support the creation of flow down terms & conditions for Operations & Supplier Management
Develop relationships with internal and external customers
Management of customer contractual claims
Create contract summaries for management
Preparation of inputs and support to Tender Vets and Life Cycle Management Reviews
Advise on bid approval escalations to BU/Sector/EDC & Board as appropriate
Manage the engagement of intermediaries in compliance with the Distributor/ Reseller Engagement Policy and Advisor Engagement Policy
Conduct periodic Health Checks on intermediaries
Change management

The successful candidate will come from an Aerospace/Defence/Engineering background.

For more information please contact John Pearson on 02392 314675 or email on

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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