Rockwell Collins Contracts Specialist in Crawley, United Kingdom

Requisition ID: 9702

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America’s Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Contracts Administrator to join our team in Crawley, West Sussex. At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins training, networking and mentoring.

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Job Summary

Rockwell Collins IMS have an opportunity for a Contracts Specialist to provide contractual support in the EMEA region reporting directly to the Senior Manager, Contracts in the EMEA office located in Crawley, West Sussex.

The position requirements include the ability to prepare and deliver standard contracts required by the Business Units for recurring, volume-based services, the management of the contracts database and liaising with the US Contracts department to ensure that the services are swiftly activated.

In addition, the position will support additional contract drafting requirements as and when required, and as such additional responsibilities relating to Contracts processes at the direction of the Senior Manager of Contracts in EMEA.

The position will report into and be managed under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Contracts in EMEA and will involve working with Business Units located across EMEMA as well as working with various stakeholders in the US and Asia Pacific regions.

Job Responsibilities

The role will include:

  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating customer and supplier contract terms

  • Advising on contractual terms and conditions and resolving any problems or issues arising from contracts both with internal as well as external customers

  • Working together with the business units to ensure successful completion of the sales process through contract signature

  • Responsibility for enforcing record management policies and procedures and coordinating overall file and database management

  • Maintain a contract repository to ensure data is updated and expiration dates are accurate

  • Conducting file audits as well as providing information and support for any other internal or external audits

  • Completing certain procedural tasks through corporate software tools to complete the contracts department’s part of compliance processes.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate must:

  • As a minimum, have completed a module in Contracts Law either in a Business or Legal Diploma and must have a good understanding of commercial contracts and legal principals associated with Contracts Law

  • Possess negotiation skills on commercial contracts

  • Be ready and willing to manage large volumes of standard contracts

  • Be able to work independently, have good time management abilities and be able to produce quality and professional contracts within established timelines

  • Possess excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Have good people skills and ability to communicate effectively with Business Units and understand their requirements quickly and be able to work as an integral part of a team

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other protected status.