Contracts Officer

  • The UK is an important market for the company as a supplier base and a source for technology partners and our client entities represent a major component of the company’s global business portfolio outside of the US
Ref: ZR_6150_JOB  ·  Posted on 30 April 2021

Introduction

  • The UK is an important market for the company as a supplier base and a source for technology partners and our client entities represent a major component of the company’s global business portfolio outside of the US
  • They maintain a strong focus on export business, an area important to their success, with sales into overseas markets from our client entities accounting for more than 60% of our UK businesses
  • Our client is an industry leader in all aspects of IT, computer network operations and cyber security and is at the forefront of the challenge to find innovative solutions that can effectively defend networks and offer protection across the entire cyber domain
Key responsibilities
  • Early engagement with our client’s eco-system, including early engagement documentation such as NDAs and Teaming Agreements
  • The creation, review and recommendations of supply chain aspects such as evaluation criteria, preparation and negotiation of subcontracts terms, licence terms, scope and pricing working closely with business managers, customer facing commercial, finance, legal and Trade Compliance teams
  • Support the ongoing development of the supply chain including relationship management, risk review and performance monitoring through the bid and programme lifecycles
  • Working closely with the other members of the commercial team and other stakeholders to ensure that the eco-system continues to support the growth of the company and aligns to the technological and capability growth plans
  • Work with the programme teams to deliver seamless service to our client’s customers on a day to day basis
  • Manage profile and expectations of the business ensuring that our client’s service levels expectations are exceeded
  • Working with all stakeholders, understand the areas of improvement in supply chain to ensure that the company is the partner of choice for our eco-system
  • Ensure that our client’s ways of working meet the ongoing requirements of the business in a light touch way whilst still ensuring a robust eco-system process is in place
Skills & experience
  • Proven experience of supply chain management in a business/IT/engineering environment
  • Able to effectively engage with a wide range of stakeholders and customers at all levels whilst planning, executing and coordinating bid work, negotiations and active contract management.
  • Sound understanding of contract law and standard terms
  • 3+ years’ experience of supply chain management in a business/IT/engineering environment
  • Able to effectively engage with a wide range of stakeholders and customers at all levels whilst planning, executing and coordinating bid work, negotiations and active contract management.
  • Sound understanding of contract law and standard terms
  • The post-holder must be able to obtain, hold and maintain UK Government clearances

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Working knowledge of contracts, terms and conditions used by UK MOD/UK government
  • Good awareness of UK/US export regulations
Additional benefits
  • Up to 8% employer pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Dental Cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee referral scheme
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Permanent Contracts Financial BID Business Commercial Negotiations IT (Information Technology) Stakeholder Supply Chain

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