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Contract Manager : 17138
Bristol
Salary: £26.8700 - £38.00 per hour
Job Type: Contract
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH17138
Added: 11 Sep 2019
Job Description

An opportunity to join an international Aerospace and Defence company as a Contract Manager for an initial 11 month contract, which is likely to be extended. As a Contract Manager in this company, you will be based in the Filton, Bristol office. There is likely to be international travel in this role. This role is within Research & Technology, where the Contract Manager will engage in collaborative Government funded contracts, which provide public funding for my clients Research and Technology (R&T) projects, focused on specific funding bodies and for bid preparation, contract negotiation and contract fulfilment.

Responsibilities:
  • To effectively integrate between the R&T partner and internal teams (CTO; Legal; Engineering; Procurement) to secure an acceptable set of terms
  • Negotiation to conclusion of R&T contractual agreements with a range of R&T partners, establishing a range of contracts: University Framework agreements; University Studentship Agreements; Collaboration Agreements with industrial and university partners (including IP terms); NDAs
  • Preparation of bids for public funding, defines the appropriate contract structure, assembles the required data (technical content; tax-payer value for money; strategic fit; partner rationale; exploitation plans) in close collaboration with the other Contract Managers and technical experts and partners
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the key stakeholders in the contract(technical & commercial), within the collaborative partner's organisations and at the target funding agency (officials & contract reviewers), to ensure business needs are met


Skills:
  • Contracting experience with legal awareness including IP
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Well organised team player
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent), specialising in Business or Engineering related
  • Customer or supplier facing experience
  • Politically astute
  • Personable / GSOH - Interaction with Government agencies and ministers / Suppliers / Legal / Manufacturing / Engineering and Finance, etc
  • Awareness of the security of data and export sensitivities
  • Self-starter attitude, pro-activity and involvement
  • Organisation in terms of quality and timeliness
  • Time management skills of self and others, including ability to work under pressure/workload prioritisation


Benefits:
  • PAYE: £26.87 - £29.17 per hour / LTD: £35 - £38 per hour
  • On-site parking


If you are interested in working for this amazing company, please apply online or contact Liam Hancock at Acorn, Newport.Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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