Contracts Manager


Job Description

Fay White is looking for a Contracts Manager to work a 9 month extendable contract located in Ireland (Remote working).


Contract Development:

  • In accordance with the client’s priorities, review internal business client and supplier requests for changes to the terms and conditions of contracts, assess the commercial and operational impact and risks associated with implementing the proposed changes, and recommend the client’s response based on the foregoing
  • Provide leadership in drafting and negotiating terms & conditions with suppliers
  • Act as the liaison between the CSE, business partner(s), Legal and suppliers and managing version control of documents and coordinating stakeholder responses to ad hoc queries
  • Provide contract guidance on the purchase of hardware, software and services for the the client’s network and for the resale of technology to the client’s business customers
  • Support preparation of Requests for Proposal (RFPs)
  • Resolve and respond to contractual related supplier issues and/or questions
  • Meet with Legal attorneys to clarify and negotiate complex sourcing contractual issues and/or other Supplier concerns and Secure Legal approval (as required) of responses and negotiate resolutions with suppliers
  • Interpret contractual rights and obligations to business partner and Sourcing Specialists

    Contract Compliance:

  • Ensure current the client’s standard contract terms/language is incorporated into all contracts
  • Manage supplier dispute resolution through formal or informal dispute resolution channels
  • Review, interpret and apply Sourcing and Corporate Policy requirements
  • Responsible for consultation and escalation to senior management of current and potential issues

    Required Skills and Experience:

  • Legal qualification
  • Experience in contract management
  • Strong interpersonal and client-service skills#
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and make decisions to progress work
  • Strong oral and drafting skills
  • Strong issue resolution and negotiation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent deliverables in a very dynamic and variable environment where business assumptions fluctuate frequently
  • Strong understanding of procurement contract clauses and principles

    Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Juris Doctorate, Master’s, or equivalent advanced law degree and certifications from the National Contract Management Association:
    • Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM)
    • Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM)
    • Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute
  • Lean Six Sigma experience and/or certification

Please Note: Consultants MUST already be located in Ireland

Job Overview

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