Senior commercial/ contracts manager (6 month contract)

England, Wiltshire, Melksham
27 Aug 2021
24 Sep 2021
JN -082021-3563360
Tatum Colclough
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

likely to be approximately 6 month contract and will require good commercial contracts and legal knowledge as an in house counsel or legal contracts manager

Client Details

Manufacturing and production company servicing the transport and vehicle industries.


  • Preparing commercial tenders, supporting negotiations with customers to secure contracts that are financially beneficial for the Group.
  • Reviewing and providing guidance during negotiations with suppliers to secure contracts that are financially beneficial to the Group
  • Reviewing contractual governance processes, recommending and improving current legal, compliance and commercial processes.
  • The lead on negotiating Technical Services Agreements (to group Suppliers) and Contract for Supply of Temporary Workers (Recruitment Agencies).
  • Liaising with Group Legal Dept. on contract templates, other forms of agreements and any other applicable questions raised by the UK Group.
  • Providing commercial and legal leadership, direction on applicable issues within the UK Group.
  • Delivering a positive service, aimed at doing what matters most to customers whilst adhering to group objectives, leading with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Championing commercial obligations by providing legal and compliance training to stakeholders
  • The production and management of administrative and compliance documents as required in a timely and professional manner.


  • Must be experienced in broad commercial contracts, drafting negotiating and amending supplier/ supply chain/ distribution agreements
  • GDPR Experience
  • Excellent commercial acumen with ability to keep compliance and legal risks to a minimum to ensure the group is protected
  • Can be a qualified lawyer, Contracts/commercial manager with legal background

Job Offer

- Excellent day rate

- flexibility to work from home

- Interesting work load