Contracts Manager, Electronics - Rugeley, Staffordshire

55000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000/annum
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Contracts Manager, Electronics - Rugeley, Staffordshire

Approximately Up to GBP55,000 pa (negotiable, depending on experience)

The Company:
Our client is an established organisation and specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic/electrical products and sub systems in the international power, defence, rail and aerospace markets.
Our client is an internationally successful defence, security, transport and energy Company, with a long and consistent track record of development and growth.
They provides innovative, high-technology power conversion and control solutions, signature management systems, underwater measurement ranges and high integrity sensors for a variety of strategically important defence applications. They are considered a leader in their fields of expertise and has a worldwide customer base.

The Role:
The successful Contracts Manager will be responsible for taking a lead on all commercial aspects of major tenders, preparing quotations, preparation and negotiation of contracts and contractual agreements across all the Business Units, Commercial management of contracts from receipt of enquiry until receipt of payment from the customer. This role will require working closely with the Commercial Manager on a day to day basis and deputising for the Commercial Manager as required.

Key responsibilities
Evaluating and preparing responses to customers enquiries and Invitations to Tender
Negotiating prime contracts with UK/overseas commercial customers and with UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)
Advising and assisting Purchasing Department on the flow-down of contract conditions to sub-contractors
Advising Programme Managers on all contractual aspects and assisting to deliver programmes in a cost effective manner
Drafting contract documentation and agreements of a contractual nature (joint venture,
partnership, confidentiality, consultancy, software licenses, etc.)
Liaison with customers at all levels
Representing the Commercial Department across the business and to the Senior Management within Ultra
Mentoring and developing other members of the department
Assisting the Commercial Manager with high level duties and representing the department
The successful Contracts Manager will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have a proven track record of relevant experience at the same or a similar level within a Commercial / Contracts Department.
You will have significant experience in terms and conditions negotiation and the commercial management of supply contracts for both UK and overseas customers.
You will also be familiar with industrial / commercial conditions of contract and procedures, and have recent experience of working with MoD contract conditions and MoD procedures including ITAR.
Its required that you have knowledge of import and export controls and procedures and have experience in Export Licensing procedures.

Requirements for the Contracts Manager: degree or equivalent, tendering experience, experience of working with MOD, export and import experience

Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Key Skills: degree, tendering experience, MOD experience, export and import experience