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Contracts Manager

Fleet, United Kingdom; Tewkesbury, United Kingdom

Job ID 7418
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Our team in the UK has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do, delivering mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Private medical insurance and group life assurance
    • Benefit allowance to help you pay for insurance
    • Options for dental and critical illness coverage as well as a health cash plan and gym membership

  • Family

    • Employee and Family discount programme
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Optional partner life assurance

  • Well-Being

    • Generous annual holiday allowance
    • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
    • Employee assistance programme to provide advice and guidance on finance, mental health, and more
    • Casual “dress for your day” policy

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title – Contracts Manager

Job Location – Tewkesbury OR Fleet, UK

Flexible, condensed or reduced working hours considered and hybrid working available.

Job ID – 7418

About this opportunity and L3Harris UK

From 12 UK sites, our team of over 1,400 people deliver unique capabilities across air, land, sea, space and cyber for military, security and commercial customers, worldwide.

L3Harris in Tewkesbury and Fleet are part of our ICI division, we work closely with UK Government and Security Agencies primarily in the areas of crypto/cyber security, electronic warfare, counter drone capabilities and situation awareness projects.

The Contracts Manager will, within delegated authority limits, develop and negotiate contracts (working cross functionally primarily with Sales and Business Development, Project Management and Supply Chain) to obtain the best possible commercial arrangement without compromising business objectives. Support the drafting of teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements and other related agreements. Provide L3Harris management and staff with professional commercial advice on all aspects of commercial contracts. Manage the complete contracting process from the point of opportunity identification (pre-RFP/ITT) through signature of contracts to contract closure, ensuring L3Harris meets all its customer contractual obligations.

A few of our employee benefits are:

  • Flexible, condensed or reduced working hours considered and hybrid working available
  • Half day finish on a Friday
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), increasing with long service and with the opportunity to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • Private medical insurance with optional family cover
  • Pension scheme of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance 4x salary (flexible up to 10x)
  • Group income protection
  • Flexible opt-in extras such as a health care cash plan, dental insurance, gym membership, critical illness cover and cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program providing mental health and wellbeing support

What the role will involve

The responsibilities of your role will include the following:

  • Plan and lead, as appropriate, the conduct of commercial negotiations, at both pre and post tender stages, working as part of a multi-disciplined team.
  • Provide contract management to support customer project delivery and associated contractual changes minimising short- and long-term business risks
  • Work with Supply Chain, identifying key dependencies to ensure subcontractors/suppliers flow downs are in line with project delivery
  • Provide support and guidance to other members of the commercial team to assist in their development and understanding of commercial and contractual risk.
  • Maintain close understanding of the business strategy focusing on the commercial approach.
  • Assist in the ongoing development of the Commercial Department processes ensuring best practice.
  • Contribute as necessary to the continuous improvement of L3Harris standard contracts processes.
  • Proactively support company compliance to Health and Safety legislation through adherence to company polices, processes and practices.

What you’ll bring

The role of Contracts Manager requires the following experience and skills:

  • A detailed knowledge of DEFCONs, DEFFORMS and UK MOD Commercial Policy
  • Good knowledge of defence related contracts, preferably in both the UK and overseas.
  • Demonstrable experience in reviewing and negotiating contract terms and conditions within a commercial environment.
  • Experience of customer contracts management and recognition of commercial risk.
  • Working knowledge of contract law
  • Experience of drafting, vetting, and negotiating contracts and other required documentation.

Important to know

Due to the nature of our work many our roles require a UK nationality and the ability to obtain a security clearance. Applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet the requirement of right to work in the UK and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and will be subject to government security checks.

As an equal opportunities employer, L3Harris is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join L3Harris.

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