Business Development Contracts Manager - Central London

Business Development Manager
Ref: 598 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Aug 2019
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This world-renowned architectural office is looking to expand the business development team and is seeking a senior contracts manager. The successful candidate will need to be well versed with complex contracts of large-scale international architectural projects from initial concept design stage onward. The position will involve negotiating design contracts and be instrumental in securing new projects.

Candidates will need the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in estimating design fees and expenses
  • Awareness of developing suitable scopes and resources to carry out complex international design projects.
  • Experience to carry out legal and commercial contract reviews, highlighting issues and risks to the Studio.
  • Strength of Character to handle high-pressure situations such as Client contract negotiations in order to represent the Studio’s position on contract matters in a firm but amicable manner.
  • Judgement to recommend possible ways to resolve contract issues.
  • Driven to push the resolution of fee and contract issues in a timely manner.
  • Excellent drafting skills to prepare and amend commercial and legal documentation, such as design agreements, consultant collaboration agreements, NDAs, fee proposals, scope of services.
  • Excellent Communication skills to present any fee or contract issues in a clear and concise manner.
  • Organised to keep contract documents and fee information in good order
  • Personable to build relationships with prospective Clients and consultants.
  • Ability to carry out design contract administration to keep the Studio aware of its obligations and resolve any contract issues.

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