Contracts Manager

International SOS
27 Nov 2019
30 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description
MedAire provides aviation and maritime crew members and passengers with fully integrated medical and security solutions. Credited with establishing the world's first global emergency response centre dedicated to providing immediate, real-time medical assistance to people in remote locations, our centres are staffed by emergency physicians, Registered Nurses, and communication specialists.
Job Description
We are currently recruiting a Contracts Manager on a permanent contract to join our team in Farnborough, Hampshire. Working within the Commercial Services Team, the position is responsible for the review and approval of contracts, so as to ensure compliance with internal guidelines and requirements. Integral to this is supporting MedAire's Sales Teams globally in their client negotiations to get to contract signature. The position will lead initiatives to improve contract management systems and processes, with the aim of implementing best practice contracting solutions and outcomes.

Key Responsibilities
  • Draft, maintain, and negotiate all commercial contracts, including license agreements, government contracts, and statement of work and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Provide contractual overviews to new employees of the Commercial Services Team and new hires within the company's sales teams.
  • Communicate with relevant stakeholders, both internal and external to resolve any contractual issues, changes and revisions.
  • Research, and provide recommendations pertaining to laws affecting the sale and purchase of MedAire's products and services and the laws affecting the purchase by MedAire of goods and services. This includes any updates or changes.
  • Assist in the review of materials relating to marketing, sales, public affairs and other communications distributed to the press and the public.
  • Escalate material commercial arrangements to the International SOS Group's relevant Legal, Risk Management and Compliance Departments.
  • Coordinate requests for Privacy/Security Information and Audits relating to MedAire's operations.
  • Track contract history and maintain appropriate documentation. Oversee the policies governing the storage of executed contracts in line with International SOS Group Policies and Procedures.
  • Where appropriate, assist the Commercial Services Team with the approval of nonstandard pricing requests.
Required Work Experience
  • Experience as a paralegal, legal executive, Solicitor, or Barrister, with experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts.
  • Knowledge of Aviation, Maritime and data privacy regulations / law preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing process improvement including stakeholder and change management.

Required Skills and Knowledge
  • Familiarity and experience with professional services and sales of goods contracts.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people at various levels including senior management, sales, product and operational teams.
  • The ability to negotiate preferred terms and manage risk exposure within risk tolerance parameters.
  • Ability to balance competing needs between sales and business outcomes.
  • Strong drafting, and research skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform regulatory, commercial, and business research, and provide advice on such.
  • Track record of succeeding in a multi-cultural environment.
Additional Information
Here at International SOS we will offer you an interesting, varied and challenging career, where you will have the opportunity to experience working with a diverse range of people.

Please apply online now attaching your CV.

International SOS has been recognised as a Top Employer in the UK by the Top Employer's Institute (TEI) for 2019.