LEGAL CONTRACTS MANAGER

Job Description

Salary: Competitive

Our client is looking for a Legal Contracts Manager for a permanent position, located in Aberdeen (Hybrid Working) ROLE The role supports activities across our UK and Global IRM Business Unit, undertaking a challenging and diverse remit with responsibility across a broad range of products, services and geographies. Our ideal candidate will have established demonstrable experience in the efficient interpretation of contractual documentation and the implementation of contractual and commercial strategies in support of both tendering and operational activities.  RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for a given group of clients / region on an autonomous basis. Actively work with Tender Managers to develop effective contractual/negotiation strategies for each tender and type of work. Review and qualify contract terms contained within prospective clients’ Invitations To Tender (in partnership with the relevant Tender Manager), and attend client negotiations. Work in partnership with Tender Managers to develop and make recommendations to senior management and seek appropriate approvals as necessary. As a senior member of the Legal Team, contribute to the development and delivery of the team’s strategy and goals, including the training, development and mentorship of team members. Providing guidance to contracts department, supply chain and project personnel on contractual wording/risk mitigation and advising on contractual interpretation. Draft and review general legal agreements including confidentiality agreements, mutual hold harmless agreements, parent company guarantees, memorandum of understanding, pre-bid agreements, co-operation agreements. Provide compliance advice, review due diligence questionnaires from suppliers. Support various internal service providers, including delivering training to other departments. REQUIREMENTS: Degree educated in Law or relevant Business-related qualification. Commercially focused with a sound knowledge of Contract Law and the ability to draft in a legal / contractual context. Energy or Construction industry experience would be advantageous. Experience within a Global operations, projects or similar organisation would be advantageous. Pragmatic with the ability to negotiate and influence at all levels. Pro-active, solutions-based with the ability to constructively challenge and be challenged. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to build and maintain positive business relationships at all levels and translate to a non-legal audience. Demonstrates credibility and professionalism at all times. Ability to demonstrate initiative and ownership, and work within a multi-disciplined team. Flexible and able to meet the evolving needs of a 24/7 global business. Detail orientated with excellent analytical skills.  Accustomed to report writing and presenting. Effective planning and organising skills, accustomed to meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines

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