Contract Manager

United Kingdom
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Contract Manager

Activity : Strategy & management consulting, Project & Program management (Technical & Functional)
Type of contract : Permanent & Open-ended
Geographic location : Europe > United Kingdom

Mission : 

In support of our fast-developing transnational project business, we are now recruiting a Project Commercial/Contract Manager within the Intelligent Systems team.
The Project Commercial/Contract Manager is accountable for systematically & efficiently managing sub-contract creation, execution & analysis for the purpose of maximizing financial & operational performance on projects & minimizing risks & liabilities; and supports Portfolio and Project Managers in managing commercial matters with clients


  • Capable of chairing/leading supplier and/or customer meetings as required
  • Assists the business in reviewing business documents & identifying, assessing & understanding the potential contractual risks & implications related to sub-contract proposals (for example: IPR, licensing , security, taxes, bankruptcy, sub-contracting, liquidated damages other liabilities) 
  • Runs competitive tenders for subcontracts
  • Knowledgeable in the domain of business & international contracts law 
  • Working with legal counsel, drafts, formulates, reviews & supports negotiation of a full array of business agreements & documents such as sub-contracts (including NDAs, MoUs, Sub-contract Agreements etc), Purchase Orders & other legal documents
  • negotiates directly with the suppliers’ legal departments or other staff 
  • monitors & controls procurements in conjunction with the Programs & Innovation office to ensure that all contractual obligations are met
  • supports the portfolio and project managers in commercial claims or disputes arising from project undertakings. 
  • Extensive knowledge of DEFCONs

Profile : 

Key Skills:

  • Judgement & problem sensitivity skills –capability to assess a situation & suggest/advise how to resolve it 
  • Effective communication – good oral comprehension & expression skills 
  • Strong negotiation skills in English 
  • Negotiation, influencing & persuasion

Entry Criteria:

  • University degree or equivalent with specialism in commercial/contract management
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in a similar role preferably gleaned in an international business environment (industry or project/service organisation) 
  • Knowledgeable in the domain of business & contracts law 

Education level : 3 university years degree
Languages : English (Fluent)
Reference : UK-ISY-201406115

Job information

Firm: Altran

Location: United Kingdom


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