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Location: Skelton or Seaham


The role is primarily to support the bids & tendering process through the review, evaluation and negotiation of client commercial contracts. Furthermore, it shall provide reactive support to the operational teams during execution of awarded projects.


  • Review client and supplier commercial contracts to identify compliance with Group Commercial Contracting Policy
  • In accordance with formatting requirements, highlight, challenge and qualify any specific contract provisions to ensure tendered position reflects an acceptable balance between risk and reward
  • Support the commercial and contractual tendering process
  • During the tendering process lead on contractual negotiations with the client
  • Ensure compliance with the contracts procedures and support project execution procedures
  • Support the contract handover from Tendering to Project Management through the communication of key contractual provisions and obligations
  • Engage with the Project Management Office, where required, to support any contractual issues
  • In collaboration with the Procurement Manager develop a robust contracting approach with key suppliers, including putting in place Framework Agreements
  • Record and monitor the status of any performance security instruments in place
  • Review and provide guidance on other forms of legal and compliance documents, including NDA’s
  • Deliver effective internal communication across the business to promote alignment and personnel engagement.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven legal or contractual experience within a commercial environment
  • Contracts administration and tendering processes
  • Familiarity with FIDIC, NEC & LOGIC contracts desirable
  • Confident negotiator
  • Strong listening and communication skills
  • Degree educated in a relevant area preferable

If you would like to be considered for this role, then please email your resume to mikesenior@correllservices.com

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