Contracts Manager

Location
London, UK
Team
Legal
Employment type
Permanent / Full-Time
Workplace
On Site / Office
Salary

Who are Vorboss:

Vorboss is building London’s next-generation business fibre network. This is a responsibility that we take seriously; we understand that for most businesses, reliable fibre internet is as important as heat, electricity, and water. We want to completely change the fibre network in London (and beyond), and we’re on the hunt for smart, talented people to join us.

At Vorboss, we do the right thing—no matter what. Our unwavering focus on engineering excellence and unrivalled commitment to customer service is trusted by the most important organisations across the UK and Europe in the technology, pharmaceutical, financial, and e-commerce industries.  

We’re proud to have earned one of the best reputations in the industry, and it is essential to us that we maintain that reputation as we grow. Our team is tight knit and highly talented. We trust each other to do the right thing, take responsibility, and be a champion for our collective success.  

We’re looking for talented, smart people to join us as we embark on this exciting period of growth. Our vision for Vorboss is to be ‘the best job that someone ever had’, regardless of how long they stay with us, and promise to provide a supportive workplace based on respect and trust.

Role overview:

We are looking for a driven and proactive individual who will take on the role of Contracts Manager, supporting the Legal Team. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in assisting the creation, administration and execution of contracts and supporting internal stakeholders with contract interpretation and risk management.

Key responsibilities:

(Please note that this list is not exhaustive)

Responsibilities shall include:

• Drafting and managing contract templates: helping to create contract templates and keep templates up to date as a result of business, legal or regulatory change.

• Creating contracts: helping to draft custom contracts tailored to specific business requirements, based on existing templates.

• Negotiation: participate in negotiations with customers where our Commercial Team may require assistance. Ability to understand, capture and shape decisions relating to pricing, deadlines, deliverables, and other essential aspects of the contract, requiring an understanding of our contracts inside out.

• Reviewing contracts: meticulously review contracts to identify potential inconsistencies, errors or ambiguities.

• Administration: helping with day-to-day tasks of the Legal team, including management of accurate and up to date contract records, filing important notices and documents.

• Contract life cycle management: proactive administration of existing contracts, including contract renewals, amendments and terminations.

• Risk management: assessment and mitigation of potential risks associated with contracts, such as financial risks, legal liabilities, service levels and performance issues. This may involve consulting with legal experts or stakeholders to develop risk management strategies, but will require basic identification of risk through interpretation of contract terms and assisting in disputes.

• Compliance: ensuring that contracts adhere to company policies, industry standards, and legal requirements. Staying informed about changes in regulations that may impact contract terms and conditions.

• Relationship management: building and maintaining strong and positive relationships with our Commercial team and any other stakeholders involved in the contract process. Collaboration with internal stakeholders, including Finance, Operations and Sales to ensure alignment on contract terms and conditions and be a first port of call for basic contract interpretation questions.

The right candidate:

Essential Skills and Experience:

• Educated to degree level.

• More than 5 years of experience as a contract professional or paralegal.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Highly organised and disciplined.

• Meticulous attention to detail.

• Experience using a variety of systems and software (Word and Excel essential)

• Motivated, self-sufficient and driven team player.

• Experience in or willingness to adapt to a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

• Experience in basic negotiation of contracts would be an advantage.

• Knowledge and awareness of the relevant statutory and legislative issues relating to commercial contracts would be advantageous.

Benefits:

We believe in taking care of our staff both mentally and physically and in order to support this we offer a range of benefits that you can access.  

•    Employee Share Plan - Once an employee at Vorboss, we offer the opportunity to become a shareholder in the company*. 

•    Company pension scheme. 

•    Bonus scheme. 

•    5% of your annual salary to go towards any training course of your choice**. 

•    25 days of annual leave allowance that increases with years served (excluding bank holidays). 

•    Private Healthcare. 

•    Life assurance.

•    Income Protection.

•    Access to Spill, our mental health support partner. 

•    Cycle to work scheme.  

•    Half price gym memberships through the healthcare provider. 

•    Free eye test. 

•    Travel loan. 

•    Hastee app, to help manage your salary and finances. 

(*Terms & conditions apply- amount possible to buy is capped and contingent on pre-existing variables.)   

(**This is capped up to a certain salary). 

Diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

We aim to create a working environment free of bullying,harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination, promoting dignity and respect for all, and where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued.

This commitment includes training managers and all other employees about their rights and responsibilities under the equality, diversity, and inclusion policy. Responsibilities include staff conducting themselves to help the organisation provide equal opportunities in employment, and prevent bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination.

Vorboss promotes step-free access at our main headquarters,whilst taking into consideration physical barriers employees might face across all other sites.