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Contracts Assistant

Location: WETHERBY, WEST YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 35,750-35,750 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-440124

Contracts Advisor 


Full time, permanent



Are you experienced working with contacts and looking for a new challenge?? Our client based in Wetherby are looking for a Contracts Advisor to join their team, this is a rare opportunity for the right candidate to join a large public sector organisation where they can continue to develop.


The role will involve: 

  • Prepare contract documents for new tenders 
  • Check legal stance again the business framework
  • Use framework to decide if agreements adhere to contractual obligations
  • Liaise about contacts with other members of the legal team
  • Review licenses to ensure the business remains legal and compliant 
  • Review existing contracts and identify any risks to raise to the appropriate team
  • Renew, renegotiate and terminate contracts when required
  • Draft contracts
  • Review and draft memorandums of understanding to ensure compliance 


About you:

  • Proven experience in negotiating contracts and licence agreements
  • An understanding of how to impose terms and conditions such that business objectives can be achieved and any risk minimised
  • Knowledge and experience of the publishing industry
  • Proven experience of drafting and amending commercial legal documentation
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Methodical approach, comfortable with details and structured contracts
  • High degree of enthusiasm, integrity and self-motivation
  • Ability to deliver work to agreed deadlines
  • Ideally you will have legal / Contracts qualification
  • Knowledge of Public Sector contracts would be preferred


If this sounds like a role you would be interested in then please don't hesitate to apply!!

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