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London, United Kingdom
JOB #R1902732

Contracts Manager

Working at ICF

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Job description: Contracts Manager

Location: London

About the team

Within the ICF Europe & Asia (E&A) Group, we are seeking a Contracts Manager. The post would be based in either our London or Birmingham office. You will have significant responsibility including direct working relationships with senior leadership within the company globally.

You will provide support to operations and business development staff in the review of invitations to tender and proposals. The prime objective is to identify sources of commercial risk and measures to mitigate against such risks, maintaining an appropriate balance of risk and reward.

Main Responsibilities:

  • The review of client Invitations to Tender to highlight potential commercial risks and to provide advice on mitigation measures.
  • The review and negotiation of draft contracts from clients.
  • The preparation and negotiation of sales-related agreements e.g. non-disclosure agreements, licence agreements, agencies, teaming agreements.
  • The effective management of contract claims and variations.
  • The provision of assistance in the resolution of commercial disputes with clients.
  • The provision of advice to staff within the business on a wide range of commercial issues including but not limited to, the management and protection of intellectual property, contractual liability, conflict of interest, business ethics and data protection matters.
  • Contributing to the development of policies and procedures for managing contracts, including Contract Management Systems.

Required experience

  • At least 2 years of commercial contracting experience.
  • Knowledge of English Contract Law.
  • MS Word and MS Power Point skills.
  • A working knowledge of UK Government Procurement processes.
  • A working knowledge of the contractual procedures of various international funding organisations including the European Commission and the Department for International Development,
  • Negotiation skills in client-facing environments.
  • Proven experience in a services consultancy environment.
  • Willingness to undertake occasional travel including overseas
  • Business-related or legal qualifications.

Ready to apply?

Interested candidates are invited to follow the link and submit a cover letter and a CV.

London Riverscape (GB75)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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