French Contracts Manager
Are you an experienced Contracts Manager looking for the next step in your career?
This growing business is looking for a fluent French/English speaking Contracts Manager, who will work as part of a small European Contract Negotiation team supporting the company's sales activities across EMEA. The team works closely with UK-based pricing analysts whilst also interfacing closely with the broader Contracts team and other departments, including Finance and technical functions, at US headquarters both to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and for implementation of executed contracts.
The Contracts Manager will work with all levels of the sales organisation in the negotiation of commercial contracts, predominantly software licences, service engagements, and distribution agreements, as well as confidentiality agreements and terms included in customer tenders (RFIs and RFPs).
The role will extend beyond the execution of contracts as he/she will also have responsibility for advising sales teams on the on going management of contractual relationships from the perspective of compliance with the underlying contract and company policy.
Additionally, the Contracts Manager will remain abreast of developments in French law relevant to the role.
We are looking for applicants with:
Experience of drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts in the information technology industry. It is essential that this experience includes working from contract forms proposed by clients as well as from familiar internal contract forms.
Candidates must have the ability to evaluate complex mixes of financial, operational, and legal requirements and integrate them into negotiated contract terms whilst keeping a clear focus on business objectives.
A solid understanding of legal terms and contract formulation principles is required. Candidates must have the ability to comprehend legal terms, including intellectual property, indemnity, termination, warranties, and other remedy provisions. Specific knowledge of relevant French law is essential.
Fluency in French/English essential.
Possibility for home based, but must be able to reach Surrey office/airport for travel to France.
If you are interested please contact Claire on 01753 668840 or emailing your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for applying to Euro London Appointments, the UK's largest independent language consultancy. Please be advised that documents will be treated in the strictest of confidence and that your application will not be forwarded without your permission. We aim to respond as promptly as possible to your application, however, due to the high level of CV's we receive we are only able to respond to applicants whose profile matches our Clients requirements. To enquire about other vacancies please visit our website at www.eurolondon.com