Contracts Officer

Contracts Officer

Job Title: Contracts Officer
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: excellent benefits
Reference: OJA-OPS_1571241699
Contact Name: Rosie Miranda
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 16, 2019 17:01

Job Description

Commercial contracts officer wanted for the growing operational department of an award-winning Global recruitment firm

Job Title Contracts and Bids Officer
Reporting to Head of Legal and Compliance (incl HR)
Dotted line to Senior Legal Advisor

Oliver James Associates is an award-winning global recruitment agency whose achievements include a spot on the Sunday Times International Track 200 and the Global Recruiter Best Client Service award, to name a few.

Established in 2002, Oliver James Associates has grown organically and consistently over the past17 years to become a renowned search & selection organisation, with a current headcount of over 470 employees operating out of 10 offices in London, Manchester, Dublin, Amsterdam, Milan, Frankfurt, Brussels, Zurich, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. 2018 was an exciting year, with 134 promotions and 195 new hires and our turnover increased to £120 million.

Our Manchester HQ is the hub of our operations, as well as 120 recruitment consultants we also have marketing, legal, HR, contractor operations, finance and IT support.

Responsibilities will include but are not restricted to:
* Supporting and managing all client terms of business across both permanent and contract functions
* Establishing new compliance processes in line with company International expansion
* Drawing up Oliver James perm terms of business or retained search terms, altering commercials and clauses as agreed with a view to reviewing terms
* Point of contact for the Contract Operations Team to check client referencing requirements in Terms of Business
* Dealing with and responding to Candidate contract queries, making agreed amendments, creating template contracts specific to candidate and updating spreadsheet
* Where necessary negotiating and enact small amendments to contracts
* Managing all incoming contracts review work; carrying out daily audits and chasing unsigned contracts
* Managing the internal contract log and producing weekly report
* Client Relationship form - review client terms and produce CR form for uploading onto Sharepoint
To be considered for this role, ideally the candidate will possess the following desirable skills and experience: -
* Previous office administration experience (ideally within the Recruitment sector)
* Excellent Communication skills - both written and verbal
* Working knowledge of commercial agreements and bid writing
* Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage and prioritise a busy and varied workload
* Ability to work both efficiently and effectively alone as well as part of a large and varied team
* Flexibility and excellent attention to detail is essential
* Basic skills of all MS Packages including Excel and Word
* Willingness to learn and a strong desire to develop new skills
* Be able to use Initiative and be pro-active in the approach to all tasks undertaken
* Possess a high level of perseverance as well as a strong work ethic

Due to our recent and future international expansion, we now operate across UK, Europe, APAC and the USA so this role has a truly global remit and for the right candidate this is an excellent opportunity to start a career in the exciting and fast paced world of recruitment operations.

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