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Contracts Manager – Glasgow – 6 month contract – £33.62 per hour LTD

We are currently recruiting for a Contracts Manager to work for a major Defence contractor based in Glasgow on a 6 month contract. Candidates with Contracts Management experience in the Defence Sector are highly desirable for this role.


  • Responsible for negotiating initial contracts with suppliers and also the ongoing variation and amendments to the contract.
  • Responsible for overseeing that their contracts are delivered to cost and schedule, either directly or through their team.
  • Responsible for overseeing that all requirements of the sub-contracts placed with suppliers are met
  • Responsible for the financial performance and risk management of their project scope
  • Management of a multi-disciplinary team in a project environment
  • Provide advice and recommendations to senior programme managers and directors to support decisions
  • Negotiating and agreeing tight and commercially bound contractual terms at the outset of programmes

Skills and experience:

  • Strong and demonstrable experience working in a Procurement Sub-Contracts Manager role or with a role that has similar responsibilities
  • Experience working on large scale and highly technical and complex projects and managing supplier relationships and performance
  • Strong experience sourcing, negotiating and drafting contracts to bring on board new sub-contract and/or production suppliers
  • Knowledge and practitioner of Project Management principles processes and practice
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to naturally engage and communicate effectively with suppliers, stakeholders, management and wider project teams.
  • Commercial, contractual and legal acumen in relation to supply chain activities.
  • Data analysis, cost control, planning and budgeting.
  • Risk & Opportunity Management

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 817352

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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