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United Technologies Corporation Supply Chain Contracts Manager in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Job ID: 41929

City: Wolverhampton

State: England

Country: United Kingdom

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full-time

Description:

Position: Supply Chain Contracts Manager

Location, Wolverhampton

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn't be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organisation, as well as our engineers -- a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Purpose of the Role

There is now an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to work as part of the Actuation Systems Supply Chain Contracts team supporting the UK portion of the business.

As a UK Supply Chain Contracts Manager you will play a pivotal role, working closely with Commodity Managers, the Supply Chain team and other business functions supporting with contract negotiations, creating supplier contracts and other related documents to provide strategic advantage while meeting contractual obligations.

Principle Duties / Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day advice, support and guidance to colleagues in respect of contractual matters, taking a solution focused approach to business problems and providing a risk based analysis of options available.

  • Be responsible for the drafting, presentation and management of new agreements and contract clauses in line with Corporate guidelines

  • Conduct contracts risk and opportunity analysis.

  • Assistance during supplier negotiations and decision making regarding escalating subjects to senior management where required for resolution.

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure adherence to corporate process and approval of contracts ensuring wider sensitivity to contractual matters within the business/supply chain

  • Where disputes over contract terms arise, provide initial advice and support to the team in terms of interpretation of contractual requirements.

  • Work with Supply Chain team to ensure that appropriate contractual requirements are included in business cases.

  • Develop solutions for the document retention management

Requirements:

Essential Requirements / Skills / Qualifications

  • Professional understanding of all the contractual aspects of supply chain activity in an international environment (USA,UK, Italy, France)

  • Excellent written and oral communication is essential, together with attention to detail, good problem solving and negotiation ability

  • Experience in contract drafting and providing paralegal advice to the contract drafting process

  • Experience in monitoring compliance and ensuring the flowdown and communication of supply chain contractual requirements

  • Passionate desire to excel against demanding customer expectations

  • Ability to think creatively and wisely and apply your influential personality

  • A passion to take ownership and deliver as both leader and member in a winning and supportive team environment

  • Experience or enjoyment of working within complex business situations.

  • Degree qualified in Law or Business Management, or other equivalent experience.

Qualification:

Essential Requirements / Skills / Qualifications

  • Professional understanding of all the contractual aspects of supply chain activity in an international environment (USA,UK, Italy, France)

  • Excellent written and oral communication is essential, together with attention to detail, good problem solving and negotiation ability

  • Experience in contract drafting and providing paralegal advice to the contract drafting process

  • Experience in monitoring compliance and ensuring the flowdown and communication of supply chain contractual requirements

  • Passionate desire to excel against demanding customer expectations

  • Ability to think creatively and wisely and apply your influential personality

  • A passion to take ownership and deliver as both leader and member in a winning and supportive team environment

  • Experience or enjoyment of working within complex business situations.

  • Degree qualified in Law or Business Management, or other equivalent experience.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.

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