Contracts Manager

Job Ref: OSCM
Sector: Defence
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 06 September 2019
  • Bristol, England, UK Bristol Bristol GBR BS347PA
  • £35 - £38 per Hour
  • Mo Rahman
  • 01296 311 417

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Contracts Manager

Interested in working as a Contract Manager for an Aerospace and Defence Company, this may be the role for you!

A vacancy for an Interim Contract Manager role has arisen within Filton, providing support to the UK R&T Contract Management team to clear a backlog of outstanding work due to a period of high workload. The successful applicant will join the UK CTO team responsible for Research & Technology (R&T) Business Development and Partnerships.

The person will engage in collaborative Government funded contracts, which provide public funding Research and Technology (R&T) projects, focused on specific funding bodies and for bid preparation, contract negotiation and contract fulfilment.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Negotiation to conclusion of R&T contractual agreements with a range of R&T partners, establishing a range of contracts:
  1. University Framework agreements;
  2. University Studentship Agreements
  3. Collaboration Agreements with industrial and university partners (including IP terms).
  4. NDAs
  • Preparation of bids for public funding, defines the appropriate contract structure, assembles the required data (technical content; tax-payer value for money; strategic fit; partner rationale; exploitation plans....) in close collaboration with the other Contract Managers and technical experts and partners
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the key stakeholders to ensure business needs are met.

Person Specification

  • Contracting experience with legal awareness including IP
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent), specialising in Business or Engineering related.
  • Customer or supplier facing experience.
  • Personable / GSOH - Interaction with Government agencies and ministers / Suppliers / Legal / Manufacturing / Engineering and Finance, etc.
  • Awareness of the security of data and export sensitivities.


  • Exposure to legal and negotiating legal contracts is highly desirable
  • Bid writing exposure / experience highly desirable

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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