Head of Contracts

Manchester – £50,000 - £60,000

New opportunity for an experienced contracts manager or Commercial Solicitor to join a Global business at their South Manchester headquarters.

As Head of the contracts team your remit will include management of a team of non-qualified and oversight of the review, drafting and negotiation of a range of contract agreements (supplier T&C's etc). You will ensure that key commercial risks are identified and mitigated, and that the business complies with its regulatory requirements in all the territories it operates in. An appetite for training and development is preferred, as is a track record in the updating and refreshing of internal policies and procedures. You will be able to demonstrate previous senior stakeholder management - particularly in an environment where change is ongoing.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a contracts manager or Commercial Solicitor who wishes to lead on all commercial matters and have the freedom to implement change alongside the day to day legal advisory requirements.

Send a CV to be considered or get in touch with Nick Barrass for a confidential discussion.

Please contact Nick Barrass, In-house Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Nick Barrass

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360


Nick is part of our In-House team, operating across the North of England for all sizes of business across a variety of sectors. Nick handles candidates of all levels from Paralegals to General Counsel, ensuring they find the perfect fit for their next career move. He works with longstanding businesses which have established Legal teams, as well as those who are trying to build new Legal functions and make that important 1st In-House Legal Hire. Prior to Douglas Scott, he worked for 2 years at a Financial Services Recruiter and has 6 years’ experience in the Real Estate Finance sector. Nick studied Sport and Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University. 

"I would like to thank you for all of your efforts in dealing with my recruitment. You and Lara have both been a pleasure to deal with. You are both a credit to your field and I would be sure to use your services again."

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Compliance, Commercial Contracts
  • Type: In House
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Manchester
  • Reference: NB55996

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