Specialists and Executives

Our client is a well-established global market leader in the field of sophisticated mechanical engineering with headquarters in Switzerland. For the Group’s branch near Frankfurt, we are looking for an experienced, collaborative and resourceful

Contract Manager (80% to 100%) m/f

Reporting to the group’s Legal and Compliance Officer based in the US, you will serve as the interface between management, finance, sales, project management, compliance, clients and suppliers all over the globe. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts of all kinds in accordance with the applicable legal framework in the various countries is the prime core of your tasks. In addition, you will oversee the contractual execution of large, complex projects. This will include ensuring that the company adheres to terms and conditions, finding and negotiating solutions to contractual problems and managing relationships with relevant customers or sub-contractors. As a legal specialist with a proven knack for risk management you will provide competent support in all aspects of the business transaction – covering liabilities, counterparty management, export- and insurance-related issues, letters of credit, and payment terms.

 Our ideal candidate has a university degree in law or an equivalent field, supplemented by at least five years of experience in industry or in a law firm reviewing and negotiating contracts. You have proven expertise in project or contract management, complemented by in-depth know-how of international commercial and corporate law. Juggling global projects in a competent and timely manner is part of your key strengths. Due to our client’s products and services, a professional background in an engineering company is helpful whereas a general interest in technology is paramount. Moreover, you have a high level of attention to detail, balancing perfectionism with speed as well as legal expertise with an entrepreneurial mentality. Working both autonomously and interactively with your colleagues, you demonstrate service focus and a strong sense of responsibility and quality awareness. Thanks to your initiative and professionalism, blended with a well-structured and creative approach, you will lay the formal ground for the state-of-the-art handling of our client’s business activities. On a personal level, you are a collaborator and self-starter with conflict resolution skills and good stakeholder management. Likewise, you possess a can-do mentality and a pragmatic attitude, enabling you to easily adapt to a cross-cultural and energetic business environment. Strong communication skills in English and German are essential.

What can you expect from this position? A great opportunity to be part of a growing company with a young, dedicated and family-driven spirit. If you wish to become their newest team member and appreciate an innovative environment with a strong international flavour, you should not hesitate to apply. You may look forward to collaborating with a supportive management and easy-going colleagues plus long-term employment. Interested? Sabine Biland-Weckherlin will be happy to answer any questions you may have and looks forward to receiving your complete application in English (letter of motivation, CV with photo, work certificates and diplomas) in pdf format. Thank you.

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Specialists and Executives
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