Commercial & Contract Manager – 12 Month Contract

East Midlands or London
Attractive Daily Rate
22 Feb 2021
22 Mar 2021
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Major Projects Contracts & Commercial Manager sought for large manufacturing group on an interim basis with a good chance of going permanent.

The role:

  • Working as part of a UK projects team supporting major projects, you will deliver a professional commercial and contract management service at all stages of the project lifecycle;
  • This is a customer facing role and managing these relationships is key to the position;
  • You will also manage relationships with partners and suppliers;
  • Implement commercial management tools including Change Management;
  • Negotiate, amend and draft complex contracts;
  • Evaluate Variation Orders and amend contract documentation;
  • Manage the Risks and Opportunities Process and databases;
  • Oversee dispute resolution and claims management with clients and suppliers;
  • Monitor compliance in Project Execution.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in engineering, law or business; or a qualified Lawyer or QS
  • Minimum of 5 years* professional experience in Contract or Commercial Management in project execution
  • Sound experience of drafting, negotiating and advising on commercial contracts during projects
  • Prior experience working closely with the customer
  • Dispute/claims management experience
  • Sound knowledge of contract law
  • Working knowledge of business accounting practices
  • Exposure to the manufacturing, infrastructure, engineering or technology sectors preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a robust nature and the drive to succeed
  • Prior experience in people management a benefit but not essential
  • You must be a team player and able to evidence this

Candidates must work under PAYE.

This role will be based from home until travel is possible and then my client requires 2-3 days on site.


If you are interested in this Senior Contracts & Commercial Manager position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to Jacqui Douglas. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch on 01539 446666.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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