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Contracts Manager

Simpson Associates
York, Nationwide
Closing date
1 Jun 2021
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We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is excellent at multi-tasking to join a highly skilled and successful team. 

Reporting to the Finance & Operations Director, the role will be varied, predominantly being responsible for the administration of the HR function as well as the management of the commercial contracts, providing legal advice across a full range of commercial legal issues and corporate support work, reviewing and redrafting of commercial contracts and tender documents.  There is also potential for this role to be involved with the ISO Compliance requirements within the business.  You will have excellent attention to detail, have strong customer-facing skills, and be comfortable working autonomously.

Simpson Associates is a Microsoft Gold Partner and a Gold IBM Partner. You would be joining a dynamic team, helping to grow the business and will be working across a breadth of sectors and well-known companies and organisations.

Our company culture and people are at the heart of our business. We invest in our employees, encouraging them to reach their career aspirations and supporting them to achieve their potential through ongoing personal development plans and providing access to training and development.

A comprehensive and competitive benefits package includes basic salary, bonus, 25 days holiday, health insurance, income protection insurance and multiple social activities and perks to ensure we engage and reward our employees.


  • Commercial Contracts
    • Reviewing and/ or preparing Customer Agreements – NDAs, Service contracts, Data Processing Agreements
    • Advise and negotiate on a wide range of commercial transactions. 
    • Partner Agreements
    • Keeping Internal Legal Templates up to date, ensuring compliance, adequate and appropriate
    • Training internal team – use of templates
    • Tender responses
    • Work with existing customers on legacy contracts to move them over to new framework agreements as appropriate
  • HR and Personnel Responsibilities
    • Contracts of employment
    • Administration of HR documentation for all employees
    • Working with Torque Law on sensitive HR issues
    • HR documentation up to date, adequate

Qualifications and Skills

  • Legal Qualification (2 to 5 years PQE)
  • Sufficient experience in core areas of company and commercial law
  • Communication is critical to the success of this role, capable of operating at all levels of the organisation and with customers
  • Breadth of work may be diverse, requires good judgement and a commercial mindset
  • Self-motivated, proactive and comfortable with working autonomously
  • Proficient when using Excel and Word and comfortable learning new systems and technologies
  • Attention to detail with an excellent ability to multi-task
  • Strong customer-facing skills and the confidence to challenge
  • Proven track record of experience in similar type role
  • This role would suit part-time applicants



At Simpson Associates data is in our DNA, and knowing how to leverage it in all its forms enables us to never miss the mark. Our data and performance management solutions have enabled us to help forward-thinking organisations understand and resolve some of the most complex and common challenges. 

Our sharp focus on the needs and values of our customers has allowed us to build long term partnerships that challenge the status quo of traditional business relationships. To our customers we are trusted advisors. We invest heavily in the training and development of a highly skilled and committed team who consistently strive for quality.

We value our people

Our key asset as a business is our people. By recognising peoples’ individuality and key strengths we consistently strive to create a supportive, caring environment where everyone can be successful. We invest in our people by providing exciting opportunities for professional development, working with leading technologies and innovative solutions.

As well as a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, we organise multiple social activities to ensure we engage and reward our employees.

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