Contracts Manager

Keighley, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH32900


Contracts Manager

£Competitive Salary + Benefits

Role Profile

As an industrial engineering Group with a heritage of over 200 years, Fives designs and supplies machines, process equipment and production lines for the world's largest industrial players. Known worldwide for leading-edge automotive camshaft and crankshaft processing systems, Fives is also a leader in centerless grinding and disc grinding processes as well as lean and flexible CNC grinders for a wide range of shaft-type components for various industries. With a strong heritage based on the legacy names - Bryant, Cincinnati, Cranfield Precision, Daisho, Gardner, Giustina and Landis, Fives offers a complete range of grinding machines, plus a comprehensive line of systems, grinding accessories and GrinderCare service program for lifecycle support.

This newly created Contracts Manager role will ensure effective contract accuracy and compliance, deliver support to Sales colleagues and Project Management from pre-bid through to the conclusion of each contract and ensure high levels of customer service balanced with a strong commercial focus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Read contracts and apply the contract management process, ensuring that they are compliant with Fives Group directives plus relevant laws and regulations
  • Ensure liabilities and risks are highlighted, contained and/or managed
  • Maintain accurate and up to date contractual records
  • Monitor quotations, technical assessments and bid solutions in the pre-bid phase to ensure compliance, timeliness and value-added processes
  • Utilize the CRM system effectively to record and provide information to drive sales activity
  • Provide monthly management reports and ongoing support to Sales colleagues and project Managers

Skills & Experience

  • Strong contractual knowledge, familiar with contractual terms and negotiating practices
  • High attention to detail with ability to be rigorously analytical; well-developed commercial acumen
  • Relevant technical, legal or commercial knowledge, gained either practically and/or with a degree
  • Able to explain contractual terms to non-technical colleagues and describe risks and implications
  • Proven experience in providing commercial support in an international business environment, supplying to complex industries and organisations
  • Practical experience in a direct selling within a technical B2B environment would be useful


£ Competitive Salary + Benefits

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