Commercial Contracts Manager

Job Description

Due to recent significant growth which has led to an ever-expanding contract portfolio across the organisation, Aiimi are recruiting for an experienced Commercial Contracts Manager who will report into the Operations Director.

The successful candidate will engage with customers, building strong working relationships, continuously support Commercial aspects of the contracts which in turn will help deliver key performance metrics, KPIs and contractual commitments within agreed Frameworks.

You will ensure that the contracts under your care are properly managed and controlled whilst guaranteeing that the commercial strategy is delivered and developed in accordance with the requirements of the business. This role will see you uphold both ours and our customers contractual obligations and that our internal financial and performance reporting is consistent and accurate. You will be working directly with our varied customer base, overseeing contracts, and ensuring projects are completed in line with the design & specification. You will be one of the key contacts between the business and the customer for all commercial elements.

Requirements

This role will require you to:

• Manage a portfolio of corporate contracts, including drafting and revising a variety of contracts both customer and internal-facing

• An ability to review customer contracts and produce a contract summary highlighting key risks and issues for use by managers and owning responsibility for contract authorisation

• Ensure that Aiimi’s customer and employee-facing contract documents are managed and maintained, undertaking compliance checks against contracts as needed

• Provide advice and guidance to the business in relation to contract generation

• Create, prepare, review and edit all current contracts whilst driving continuous improvement

• Liaise with clients to ensure strong working relationships, effective contract governance, contractor engagement, accountability and risk management

• Support the Programme and project teams in monitoring for breaches of corporate governance

• Monitor, manage and report on all commercial aspects of allocated projects, flagging issues and proposing mitigation actions at the earliest opportunity to the Operations Director

• Proactively monitor and mitigates risks associated with their contract portfolio

• Work to achieve value for money at each stage of the contract

• Additional accountabilities may include:

• Analysis on a range of commercial and technical information

• Setting up and facilitating meetings and information sharing with other functional areas

• Development of reports and presentations to update key stakeholder groups

• Ad hoc support to high-profile projects

You will have:

• Experience of corporate contract management
• Analytical, commercial and negotiating skills
• Ability to lead stakeholders through contract change request processes
• Ability to manage contract risk and understanding of different forms of contract and risk allocation
• Knowledge of working with or for publicly funded bodies including central government departments would be beneficial

Teamwork

Aiimi operates in a collaborative working environment and encourages all employees to work in conjunction with colleagues wherever possible, whilst also encouraging independent working. For more information or to get in touch please email Talent@aiimi.com.

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Aiimi is an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants are selected solely based on their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities in line with the job they are applying for. No applicant shall receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, pregnancy, maternity, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, disability, age. This is not an exclusive list.

Qualifications

No specific qualification required.

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Benefits & Perks

What you can look forward to

Flexible benefits. Including life insurance and income protection cover from day one, plus 9% pension contribution and full private health care upon passing probation

Aiimi Team Meetings every month - via Zoom or in-person

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (and an additional day for every 2 years of employment with us)

Flexible hours and flexible working

Mental wellbeing support. Including paid private counselling, a 24/7 helpline, and regular Aiimi Cares workshops. We also have 16 fully-trained Mental Health First Aiders in our team.

Up to £100 per month allowance towards your mobile phone and broadband bills

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