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Contracts Manager

Employer
Hays Legal
Location
England, Cheshire, Chester
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
24 Feb 2021

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Your new company
Growing organisation with an international presence and head quartered in the North West; easily commutable from Chester, Liverpool, Warrington, Crewe, South Manchester, Wigan, or Widnes. Following expansion of the business, an in-house legal adviser or commercial contracts manager is needed to focus on providing legal advice and support to the business for an interim contract of 6 months.


Your new role
Working closely with the EMEA procurement team, this is a business facing role where you will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and reviewing a range of commercial and procurement contracts as well as supporting the team and advising on legal risks. This is hybrid legal and procurement role, where you will work with global teams across the business in reviewing and negotiating agreements. This role will be remote working from home during Covid 19 restrictions.

What you'll need to succeed
You must have a strong appreciation for contract law with experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements. You will either be a seasoned commercial contracts manager or paralegal with commercial contracts experience in-house. Ideally you will have experience in contracting management systems, preferably with a regulated business and you must have a legal academic background either as a law / LPC graduate or qualified as a Legal Executive or lawyer. You must have excellent communication and relationship building skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to influence and challenge where necessary.

What you'll get in return
This is an opportunity to develop your experience in commercial contracts in-house as part of a high calibre team in a global organisation. You will be offered a 6 month contact initially with an equivalent annual salary of £35,000 - £50,000 depending on experience.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit www.hays.co.uk/legal or contact your local Hays office.

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