Commercial/Procurement officer

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3 months +
Outsource UK
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Commercial/Procurement Officer - Commercial, Contracts, Procurement, Negotiation, Drafting skills and Legal Support

A Commercial/Procurement Officer with Commercial, Contracts, Procurement, Negotiation, Drafting skills and Legal Support is required to work on a three month contract (WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION) for our Defence client based in Basildon.

This is an interesting contract working with Land & Naval and Security and Information Systems.

Overview of the Commercial/Procurement Officer contract role

  • Review and draft a broad range of agreements and specific clauses with a diverse range of customers, partners and suppliers, including collaboration agreements, terms and conditions of sale and non-disclosure agreements;
  • Actively contribute to direct contract negotiations, ensuring robust protection for the company while supporting business winning and retention;
  • Liaise closely with colleagues in the Corporate Affairs section in Italy and provide guidance with regards to UK governance requirements and legislature;
  • Discuss and provide advice and instruction to Directors and senior managers on company secretarial matters whilst taking into account local law considerations and parent company policy/Directive requirements;
  • Work collaboratively as a recognised expert integrated in a multi-disciplinary team, including liaising with and advising senior management on corporate and company secretarial matters;
  • Maintain regulatory compliance and corporate governance, including providing guidance and ensuring compliance with group company directives, ethics and corruption legislation, data protection etc;
  • Provide support and guidance on the protection and enforcement of the company's intellectual property rights;
  • Assist with wider business and ad-hoc legal and corporate activities as required.

Key responsibility areas

Providing professional advice to Directors and senior managers in all company secretarial matters in countries where the post holder has responsibility for company secretarial activities both within and outside the UK.

Key skills required for the Commercial/Procurement Officer contract role

Qualified/part qualified company secretary or experience of company secretarial requirements for a UK limited company.

Contract drafting skills

Negotiation skills

Confidence and ability to challenge/respond to challenge on professional or process issues

The role is based in Basildon, Essex.

If you are a Commercial person looking for a new contract either apply online or please contact Paul Scott or phone.

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Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors.

We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates.

The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs.

Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a "one-stop shop" to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement/Purchasing/Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support).

Provide commercially focused and pragmatic legal advice and services to internal stakeholders (particularly Commercial and Procurement);