Contracts Manager

  • Location:

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Job ref:

    BBBH106451_1562745071

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    3/6 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Contracts Manager - Dublin - 3/6 Month Contract

My Client, a major International telecoms and network company, are currently looking for a Contracts Manager to join the team to assist with the development and compliance of a number of ongoing and new contracts. The role will be based full time on site in Dublin and can offer a competitive daily rate.

Role Background:

  • The successful will be responsible for reviewing supplier requests for changes to the terms and conditions of contracts, assess risk of implementing changes, and recommend my clients response.
  • You will also be required to draft and negotiate terms and conditions with new and existing suppliers.
  • Act as the liaison among Sourcing Specialist, Business Partner, Legal and Supplier
  • Coordination with the client Legal support to negotiate contract issue resolution with Supplier, and secure final approval of the appropriate Agreement
  • Working collaboratively with Sourcing Specialist to ensure that all contract document templates are properly prepared for Request for Proposal (RFPs)
  • Resolve and respond to contractual related Supplier issues and/or questions
  • Meet with Legal counsel to clarify and negotiate complex Sourcing contractual issues and or other Supplier concerns.
  • Interpret contractual rights and obligations to business partner and Sourcing Specialist.
  • Manage supplier dispute resolution through formal or informal dispute resolution channels.
  • Review and interpret Sourcing and Corporate Policy requirements.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience negotiating & managing agreements with significant annual spend
  • Strong interpersonal and client-service skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong issue resolution and negotiation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent deliverables in a very dynamic and variable environment where business assumptions fluctuate frequently
  • Strong understanding of procurement contract clauses and principles.
  • Strong understanding of procurement contract risks and how to mitigate those risks.
  • Excellent contract drafting skills in areas of Statement of Work (SOW)

Desired Skills:

  • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) from the Institute of Supply Chain Management, or equivalent
  • Certifications from the National Contract Management Association, or equivalent:
  • Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM)
  • Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM)
  • Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute
  • Lean Six Sigma experience and/or certification
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