GLOBAL CONTRACTS SPECIALIST

Location
Reading
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum +
Posted
11 Aug 2018
Closes
10 Sep 2018
Ref
1806-26
Contact
jobsEFK
Specialist Area
Contracts, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

LEGALLY QUALIFIED / TRAINED LAWYER - GLOBAL CONTRACTS SPECIALIST - FTSE 100 ENERGY MAJOR - £40K - £50K + PACKAGE - READING, BERKSHIRE

Due to rapid market growth this FTSE 100 Energy major is seeking a legally qualified (LLB, BA Law or similar) Commercial Contracts specialist to join their expanding team.

As Commercial Contracts Specialist you will facilitate the development and execution of a variety of third party commercial contracts in accordance with policies and procedures, applicable laws, and other requirements.

Specific role involvements will include:

  • Advising, reviewing, negotiating and drafting legal documents, whilst managing a large and varied workload and engaging with senior stakeholders
  • Preparing and disseminating information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc
  • Consulting and escalating positioning issues which are not solved satisfactorily by the project team in a timely manner
  • Acting as the primary contact between the project team and/or business unit and corporate legal counsel, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly
  • Issuing necessary modifications to clarify questions concerning such topics as specification changes, language ambiguities or clarification of contract clause
  • Assisting with training and coaching of other contract specialists on legal review and interpretation
  • Creating RFIs & RFPs to support major £Multi-Million procurement projects and skilfully handling complex tenders from beginning to end

Required experience, skills & qualifications:-

  • LLB, BA in Law or similar
  • Strong knowledge of procurement / sourcing / supplier contracts, with significant experience of contract drafting and skilful negotiation
  • The ability to operate in a commercially savvy and highly intelligent environment, being credible and authoritative with senior stakeholders and legal experts

This is an outstanding opportunity for a commercially savvy and trained lawyer / contracts specialist to excel within a world class FTSE 100 Professional Services firm and pave one's way to Senior Management & Directorship, working alongside some of the finest procurement professionals in Europe.

To apply please send your CV directly to Emily at jobsefk@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or apply through this forum.

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Key skills: Procurement, Contracts, Negotiation, Contract Drafting, Strategic Sourcing, Category management, stakeholder management, Buying, Purchasing, FTSE 100, London, Law, Legal

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