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Contracts and Commercial Manager

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Date Posted

05 July, 2022

Do you have extensive commercial and contracts experience?

Are you experienced in procurement?

Do you have strong contract negotiation skills?

The Role

We are seeking a Contracts and Commercial Manager to join a multinational professional services network to manage and be responsible for supplier qualification, onboarding, and compliance activities, as well as for procurement and proposals activities with suppliers.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Flexible Working

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Own the supplier qualification, supplier onboarding and procurement and proposals processes
  • Oversee and support the supplier qualification and assurance processes
  • Drive the contracting discussions with suppliers, resolving and escalating issues as necessary
  • Oversee and support ongoing monitoring of supplier risk management and compliance with contractual terms and company policy
  • Define and implement supplier risk management approach
  • Support Account Managers with procurement and proposals interaction with suppliers, ensuring compliance with contract requirements and procurement regulations
  • Manage relationships with the legal team, quality and risk management, independence and IT assurance teams to agree the approach to compliance and risk matters
  • Manage analysts in the team

Desirable Criteria

  • Risk management experience
  • Attention to detail with a commitment to high quality delivery
  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out an effective review and consult appropriately within the firm
  • Strong project management skills and ability to deliver financial metrics
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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