Contracts Manager

Britannia House, Brighton

What’s involved?

Purpose of the role:

The Contracts Manager will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of our commercial contracts with third parties and related policies.

 

Main responsibilities:

  • Review, amend, draft and negotiate commercial contracts.
  • Advise on our commercial contracts.
  • Take an active role in business meetings as required.
  • Engage relevant stakeholders in contract negotiations and decision-making.
  • Monitor and review our standard terms and associated policies (including our data protection policies).
  • Identify areas of improvement in our commercial deals, our contracting process and contractual documentation.
  • Provide contract administration support (e.g. notices, letters, claims, and contract variation paperwork).
  • Review contractual performance to ensure compliance with terms and to identify possible changes for discussion at contract renewal (if relevant).
  • Ensure that commercial risks are identified, understood, and managed at all stages of contract management.
  • Advise on contractual disputes and resolution.
  • Establish and maintain a contracts database (including hard copy files).
  • Liaise with our external advisers.
  • Provide training to colleagues on contract issues.

What will make you successful?

Key knowledge:

  • Strong academic background.
  • Good understanding of contract law.
  • At least 2 years’ experience of contract drafting and negotiation.
  • Able to provide guidance on contract wording / interpretation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Able to advise on data protection issues arising in relation to our commercial contracts.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Able to build relationships with others and work in cheerful collaboration with a broad range of people.
  • Good IT skills.

What we offer in return

Brighton is a great place to work, and our office is located in the very heart of this vibrant city, just a two-minute walk from the main station. We have some brilliant and talented people working with us, and joining Boundless is an opportunity to become part of a growing and ambitious team that takes pride in putting its people and members first. We care about our environment and work hard to create an attractive and rewarding place for our people to work in.

We also provide a generous employee benefits package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Twenty four days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Employer pension contribution up to 10 per cent
  • Life insurance (4 x pensionable salary)
  • Boundless membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Bike2work and Home Tech schemes
  • Meet & Eat (there is such a thing as a free lunch!) once a month
  • Plenty of socials (beach cleans, charity fundraising and more)

Boundless is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at stephen.morris@boundless.co.uk or you may call us at 01273 744772.

Closing date for applications: 13th September.

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