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Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a Contracts Manager specialising in Pre-Award Contracts Management to join the market leaders in clean marine technology.

Silverstream Technologies
 has successfully developed and deployed a market-leading clean marine technology solution over the last ten years - The Silverstream® System. Our Air Lubrication System (ALS) fundamentally changes the interaction between water and a vessel's hull, creating a carpet of microbubbles that coats the flat bottom of a vessel. As a result, frictional resistance is reduced - dramatically improving a vessel's fuel consumption and associated emissions.

Role Summary:
The Contract Manager will support the functional organisation to achieve goals focusing on successful pre-contract-award phase activities. The role is primarily responsible for:
  • leading the preparation of contract structures and term
  • managing the commercial and contractual negotiations to ensure the effective execution of contracts
  • supporting the operations and sales teams with regards to innovative and best practice contract management standards

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversight of all necessary pre-award contract management and administration activities.
  • Develop contracting strategies to support new bids.
  • Implement best practice processes and solutions – Pre-award.
  • Lead preparation of appropriate contract structures and terms to achieve balanced and manageable contracts.
  • Co-ordinate input from Legal Counsel, CFO, COO, HCM and Operations team to assess contract risk and opportunities.
  • Proactive contribution to bid qualification and proposals.
  • Develop and maintain the contract template library.

  • Degree Qualified
  • MRICS or MCIPS preferrable
  • Contract management experience (preferably EPC/projects related business).
  • Good knowledge of and experience in contractual language and the key clauses for contract execution and successful delivery of projects.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and contract resolution skills.
  • Financial and Business acumen.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment with ownership of your work.
  • Excellent business standard written and verbal skills – English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – accessible and approachable.