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Contracts Manager - Procurement


Sanderson Recruitment Ireland




Contracts Manager - Procurement. The Contract Manager position is responsible for contract development & mgt of all contractual documents, working ith the Sourcing Specialist, Suppliers, internal Legal Depts to negotiate & develop robust legal & commercial terms & conditions company's suppliers. Act as an advisor &/or expert for contract related issues & must apply critical thinking skills & work independently to make sound business decisions for company. Expertise in interpretation of diverse contractual issues; identify potential risk factors; to consider for the execution of the Agreement. The role also requires ongoing contract compliance & issue resolution as needed. Work closely with Internal Audit, Supplier's auditors to resolve contract compliance issues. Contract Development: Review Supplier requests for changes to T&Cs of contracts, assess risk of changes, & recommend response. Provide leadership in drafting & negotiating T&Cs with Suppliers. Act as the liaison & provide leadership among Sourcing Specialist, Business Partner, Legal & Supplier. Coordinate with Legal support to negotiate contract issue resolution with Supplier, & secure final approval. Work collaboratively to ensure that all contract document templates are properly prepared for RFPs. Resolve & respond to contractual supplier issues. Meet with Legal counsel to clarify & negotiate complex sourcing contractual issues Interpret contractual rights & obligations to partner/sourrcing. Contract Compliance: Ensure that current standard language, changes etc are added to all contracts. Manage supplier dispute resolution through formal or informal dispute resolution channels. Consultation & escalation to senior mgt of current & potential issues. Required Skills & Experience: Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering etc. Minimum of 6 years related experience in contract mgt or sourcing position. Strong interpersonal & client-service skills. Self-starter with ability to work independently. Excellent oral & written communication skills. Issue resolution, negotiation & strong project mgt skills. Ability to manage multiple deliverables in a fast moving dynamic & variable environment goals change frequently. Strong understanding of procurement contract clauses; contract risks & mitigation of these. Excellent contract drafting skills in areas of Statement of Work (SOW. Desired Skills & Experience: Procurement Graduate; Barrister-at-Law, Solicitor, Master's, or equivalent advanced degree is welcome. Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) CPSM), (CPM) : IIPMM etc. Certifications from the National Contract Mgt Association, Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) ; Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) ; Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM. Project Mgt Professional (PMP) from the Project Mgt Institute. Lean Six Sigma experience &/or certification. This job originally appeared on

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159 days ago