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Contracts Manager

Contracts Manager

  • Location

    Hertfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

  • Contact email:

    sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J11987_1545298969

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-19

  • Startdate:

    20/12/2018

Contracts Manager

Our client a Major Global Organisation are seeking an experienced Contracts Manager, who has been involved in managing large contracts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drafts, Reviews, negotiates, amends, and finalises contracts
  • Ensures compliance with regulations and internal guidelines
  • Manages from initial request, drafting, final execution and signature process
  • Undertake timely review and finalisation of all assigned contracts
  • Tracks, files, and administers contracts for all Organisations
  • Manages paper & electronic contract management system, including all
  • Ensures timely requests for new vendors
  • Liaises with Compliance to flag issues, to resolve conflicts, to request and provide training.
  • Implement total compliance with all laws, regulations and policies
  • Engage with stakeholders on an international basis

Person Specification:

  • Business degree or equivalent experience/ education
  • Contract drafting and negotiation experience is essential
  • Experience in a complex organisation either within medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology preferred or related industry environment (ie legal, fmcg or finance)
  • Used to working in a fast-paced environment with a busy work load bound to deadlines
  • Familiar with systems (SAP)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel) Docs
  • Previous work experience advisory boards, Steering Committees would be a plus
  • Experience in dealing with senior leaders and senior investigators/scientists is an advantage
  • Good understanding of regulations, compliance and legal requirements
  • Ability to travel on a local and international basis but not extensive (5% of time)