Commercial Contracts Manager

  • Salary: £211.54 - £223.08 per day
  • REF Number: v-103336
  • Consultant: Key Accounts Team
  • Contact: 01438 870011
  • Date Published: 30.05.2024
  • Industry: Other
  • Location: Burgess Hill, West Sussex, England

CK Group are recruiting for a Commercial Contracts Manager to join a diagnostics company at their site in Burgess Hill, on a contract basis for 18 months (to Nov 2025).



Daily From £211.54 to £223.08 PAYE or £280.58 to £295.89 Umbrella company rate.

Commercial Contracts Manager Role:

  • Involved with pre-tender engagement positioning; advising the Business Areas on the existing contract landscape and any foreseen risks with the customer’s proposed tender approach.
  • Working closely with our Bids and  Commercial functions on tender submissions you will be reviewing and managing multiple large tender opportunities simultaneously; reviewing the relevant tender documents and providing a comprehensive risk assessment of the opportunity.
  • Coordinating and drafting, for submission to the customer, tender clarifications and summaries of  unacceptable risks.
  • Reviewing, drafting, negotiating and executing commercial contracts with our customers highlighting areas of risk, proposing/agreeing risk mitigating strategies and ensuring contracts are commercially and legally robust (in accordance with our tender submissions).
  • Providing ad hoc advice and guidance on public procurement legislation and contractual queries from internal departments.
  • Drafting and/or reviewing dispute communications, novation agreements, confidentiality agreements, software licences.

Your Background:

  • Ideally be a qualified commercial contracts lawyer or alternatively hold a CCM or CIPS accreditation with demonstrable experience in contract drafting.
  • You will have an excellent level of contract law experience and a track record of providing contractual expertise relating to the provision of high value complex goods and services (typically in excess of £5m+).
  • Preferably you will have knowledge of public procurement regulations (PCR2015) and have a basic understanding of data protection matters.


Our client is a global pharmaceutical company with a major presence in the UK. Their purpose is to deliver life-changing medicines and to do this they are completely science-led and like to share this with the scientific, healthcare and business communities within the UK.



This role allows for hybrid working from their site in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, with 2 days per week in the office and 3 working remotely.



It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 103336 in all correspondence.

Please note: 

This role may be subject to a satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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