Contracts Manager

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
1501055
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Legal
Role Summary/Purpose:
    A Contracts Manager is accountable for functional, business and broad company objectives. In this role you will manage complex issues within your functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, contract negotiation, process implementation and improvement and contribute to the overall business strategy.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Perform as the principle contracts focal point for your respective Product Group
  • Provide advice and counsel to the Product Business Leader on contractual matters
  • Provide advice and counsel on contractual matters to all other functional areas as required
  • Develop a deep understanding of products and product strategy
  • Effectively interface with all functions of the business including Manufacturing, Program Management, Marketing, Engineering, Finance and Legal
  • Provide creative solutions / alternatives to meet client requirements
  • Support the NPI Tollgate Policy through attendance at tollgates
  • Support the Sales team through the development of contract risk mitigation strategies in support of new business opportunities
  • Review, draft, interpret, flow-down and administer contracts for the sale of GE products or services
  • Lead / support single P&L contract negotiations with customer
  • Lead and participate in simplification projects to improve processes efficiency
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED) or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Some experience with contract formation and execution Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website .Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS
Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of contract law and formation
  • Demonstrated ability to take lead role in routine contracts
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

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