Manager - Contracts (Supply Chain)

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Date: 17 Nov 2023

Location: AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC


HALCON is a regional and international leader that offers next-generation Weapons Systems and Robotics Expertise to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. HALCON has developed in-house expertise across the entire value chain for gravity-release bomb guidance systems. This includes design, development, testing, manufacturing and assembly. Our end-to-end capabilities ensure exceptional quality and competitive pricing. As well, we are faster and more flexible in meeting customer requirements. 


Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policies
  • Act as the main point of contact for clients, site and project managers, and senior management
  • Oversee contracts from drafting all the way to execution, invoicing, renewal or extension and resolution of contract disputes
  • Discuss, draft, review and negotiate the terms of variety of business contracts including budgets and timescales, ensuring that contracts are in line with corporate goals and objectives
  • Analyse all requirements and provisions in contracts, including terms and conditions, to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations and company policies and procedures
  • Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness, and to ensure that everyone understands their contractual obligations, roles and responsibilities
  • Conduct analysis of new laws, regulations and contract trends to determine potential impact or commercial risk on the business; and advise senior management accordingly
  • Liaise closely with the Legal Office to obtain advice on legal issues related to contractual arrangements
  • Provide support and advice on new potential businesses opportunities
  • Provide advice and guidance on contract matters to project managers or other operational staff, including training to new project managers and other employees in contracting practices and procedures
  • Maintain contractual records and documentation such as receipt and control of all contract correspondence, contact information sheets, contractual changes, status reports and other documents for all projects
  • Ensure the organization's internal contract documents are accurate and well maintained
  • Monitor the performance of each signed contract ensuring that business goals are accomplished by contract implementation and that each project meet agreed technical standards
  • Lead complex contract negotiations and manage all changes in and addendums to existing contracts
  • Communicate and present information to stakeholders regarding contracts
  • Provide leadership by supporting and mentoring the Contracts Officer as appropriate, and by contributing to the knowledge of the office through collaborative exchange


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Business Management
  • 10+ years of relevant experience out of which at least 2 years of previous experience as a contract manager or in a related position


Key Skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Communicating and influencing
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical thinking
  • Negotiation
  • Integrity
  • Understanding of legal terminology
  • Contract preparation and management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, and regulations and codes
  • Building and managing relations



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