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Contracts Manager

EJ Legal
£65000 - £75000 per annum
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Legal Support
Experience Level
Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas

Job Details

Are you a Contracts Manager? Looking for a small team in a prestigious organisation? A rare opportunity has arisen for a Contract Manager to join a top 10 law firm in central London. You’d sit in the firm's in-house legal team and report directly to the General Counsel. This role is pivotal in managing and delivering the contractual aspects of the firm's procurement of third-party suppliers in the UK.
The firm are top 10 in the UK and are well known for being an exceptionally friendly bunch with an enviable client list of household names and exciting startups across IP, media, technology and competition law. With those sorts of clients, it’s no surprise the firm have been early adopters of AI tech to streamline processes both internally and with taking their product to market. In terms of other new initiatives, sustainability is a key focus for the firm as a whole, as their upcoming office move will demonstrate.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Efficiently manage and deliver contractual aspects of the firm’s procurement processes.
  • Handle the initiation of supplier diligence processes.
  • Negotiate and manage a variety of contracts.
  • Review and negotiate supplier agreements.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand key requirements and timelines for supplier agreements.
  • Advise internal stakeholders on proposed terms and associated risks.
  • Implement and maintain best practices for supplier due diligence processes.
  • Manage, maintain, and develop the contract management system.
  • Provide training on procurement systems and disciplines.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Educated to LLB/GDL level in the UK (or Commonwealth equivalent).
  • Ideally, you’ll have experience in data protection law.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Someone who is comfortable interacting at all levels internally.
  • Experience establishing and/or managing a procurement process in a professional services environment.
  • Experience in a large law firm or the legal department or contract administration group of a large limited or public company (desirable).
In return:
In return, the successful Contracts Manager can look forward to a host of perks, including yoga classes, an in-house GP, premium subscriptions to meditation apps, a free drinks trolley on Thursday afternoons and free fry ups on Friday morning.
The firm have a hybrid working policy of 3:2 and offer a salary of £65,000 - £75,000 for this role.
This is a unique opportunity to join a leading law firm and play a key role in their procurement and contract management processes. If you are a highly motivated, self-starter with the relevant experience, we would love to hear from you.


Whether you are planning a career move, or you are looking to hire permanent or temporary legal talent or you are simply interested in finding out more about the legal marketplace, both in house and in private practice, you have come to the right place.

Why Use EJ Legal?
EJ Legal was set up in 1992 as a specialist legal recruitment agency – one of the first in the country. From the outset our aim was to provide a highly focussed service: we specialise in finding private practice solicitors jobs in London and the South East at partner and assistant level, and in moving solicitors into in house roles in the financial services sector and in commerce and industry. We are one of the leading legal recruitment agencies in London and we are recognised throughout the industry for the level of commitment we bring to the recruitment process, our exceptionally high ratio of successful, long term introductions and our innovative approach to addressing the needs of both our candidates and our clients.

Company info
0207 400 2000
55-57 High Holborn
United Kingdom

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