Contract Manager/Commercial Administrator

Owen Daniels
10 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Contract Manager/Commercial Administrator

Our client is a global Aerospace design, development and manufacturing business. They are currently seeking a Contract Manager to support the commercial/contract management function.

The customers are high calibre Aerospace business and therefore candidates must come from relevant industries and understand the complexities and sensitivities in these types of envrionments.


  • Administer contract management functions and duties for accounts and contracts/PO's.
  • Serve as primary liaison with customer relative to purchase orders and/or contract issues.
  • Enter customer orders and monitor performance from inception to closeout.
  • Communicate internally with various departments regarding purchase orders and/or contract issues.

Contract Manager/Commercial Administrator

Specific Accountabilities

  • The Contract Manager be the primary liaison for the assigned customer accounts relative to purchase order requirements and contractual obligations.
  • The individual is required to learn SAP and develop an understanding of the Contract Management Policies and Procedures.
  • Quotations.
  • Sales Orders - order entry, export license, changes, expedites, cancellations, status.
  • Contractual requirements, approval routings (document requiring management approval).
  • Troubleshoot customer problems, credit collection assistance.
  • Carry out special duties as assigned.

Contract Manager/Commercial Administrator

  • Communicate internally with various levels of Management and departments on the customer's behalf regarding purchase orders and/or contract issues.
  • Bids and Proposals (Terms and Conditions), Executive Reviews (conducted with management).
  • Customer Negotiations.
  • Draft contracts, amendments.
  • Monitor Original Equipment (OE), reconciliations (e.g., aircraft built versus W&B shipsets delivered).
  • Data items
  • Special projects, committees
  • Back-up assistance for co-workers/Manager, training (new employees)
  • Travel - customers, conferences, seminars


  • Experience in administering contracts/PO's, or a related field.
  • A general understanding of the product is required.
  • Organization skills and problem solving techniques are a necessity.
  • Computer skills are required; knowledge of Word and Excel is extremely beneficial for the daily routine and for special reports.