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    Contracts Manager SALARY: £30,000 - £35,000 Per Annum

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    REF: Contracts Manager

    Our client based in Poole are looking for a Contracts Manager, this is an exciting opportunity to join their Legal Department and provide clear and consistent legal and commercial support to the business groups across a number of regions.

    This position would suit a newly qualified Solicitor wishing to broaden their commercial experience or an LPC graduate (or equivalent) with a good knowledge of commercial law and solid experience working within a busy in-house team. The role is varied, fast paced and requires excellent attention to detail so you must be a fast learner and willing to get involved across multiple areas of the business.


    • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating Commercial Contracts for both customers and suppliers
    • Reviewing all Non-Disclosure Agreements across UK and Asia Pacific offices and supporting the business teams to negotiate terms.
    • Reviewing and negotiating financial security instruments including Bank Guarantees, Letters of Credit and Parent Company Guarantees.
    • Supporting the internal business teams
    • Reviewing and negotiating disputes.
    • Assisting Legal management with different projects as they arise.


    • Ability to understand and assimilate the Company guiding principles and risk philosophy and apply this to all areas of work.
    • Excellent ability to multi-task and effectively manage business expectations, meet deadlines and prioritise work as necessary.
    • A willingness and eagerness to learn new skills, expand knowledge and develop existing skills.
    • Strong and effective communication skills are essential for this role (both verbal and written).
    • Ability to advise the business teams of the Legal risks but support them to find alternative solutions.
    • Ability to work independently but with the ability to ask for help when needed.
    • Flexible to travel both in the UK and overseas at least once per month.

    Suitable candidate will have a degree in Law/GDL/LPC (or equivalent) or be a newly qualified solicitor.
    Ability to review, negotiate and draft a variety of commercial agreements and ideally experience of working in a busy law firm/in-house legal team or other commercial business.

    Full time, permanent role, hours 37.5 hours a week Mon - Thurs 8am - 4.45pm and Fri 8am - 12.30pm
    Salary £30,000 - £35,000pa doe

    Additional info

    • LOCATION: Poole, Dorset
    • CONSULTANT: Helen Wright
    • TYPE OF WORK: Legal