Contract & Commercial Manager – Full or Part Time

€Attractive Package
30 Jan 2023
08 Feb 2023
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Global engineering group seeks Contracts & Commercial Managers to work on major projects at a number of bases across Germany.

The roles:

  • Working as part of projects teams supporting long-term service and maintenance projects, you will deliver a professional commercial and contract management service at all stages of the project lifecycle;
  • This is a customer-facing role and managing these relationships is key to the position;
  • You will also manage relationships with partners and suppliers;
  • Implement commercial management tools including Change Management;
  • Negotiate, amend and draft clauses in complex contracts;
  • Evaluate Variation Orders and amend contract documentation;
  • Manage the Risks and Opportunities Process and databases;
  • Oversee dispute resolution and claims management with clients and suppliers;
  • Monitor compliance in Project Execution.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in engineering, law or business; or a qualified Lawyer or QS
  • Minimum of 5 years* professional experience in Contract or Commercial Management in project execution
  • Sound experience of drafting, negotiating and advising on commercial contracts during projects
  • Prior experience working closely with the customer
  • Dispute/claims management experience
  • Sound knowledge of contract law
  • Working understanding of business accounting practices
  • Exposure to the manufacturing, infrastructure, engineering or technology sectors preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a robust nature and the drive to succeed
  • Prior experience in people mentoring a benefit but not essential
  • You must be a team player and able to evidence this


If you are interested in these Contracts & Commercial Manager positions, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to Jacqui Douglas. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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