Projects & Contracts Manager (Internal Only)

The Company

The BBI Group offers a portfolio of products and services to the diagnostic, healthcare, research, defence and food industries globally.

Our mission is to deliver exceptional products and technologies that people rely on to enjoy a better quality of life. Through innovation, partnership, effective delivery and the collaboration of our people, we constantly strive to help set industry standards, engender trust and build our reputation for excellence.

As a business, we are currently progressing through an exciting period of growth and as part of our exciting expansion plans, we currently have an opportunity to hire a Projects & Contracts Manager for our BBI Solutions division. The role will be based at our global headquarters in Crumlin, South Wales.

BBI Solutions has served the global diagnostics industry for over 50 years, as a leading developer and manufacturer of raw materials and finished test platforms for the in-vitro diagnostics market.

Benefits

The salary offered for this role is competitive and makes up part of BBI’s attractive benefits package, which includes:

  • 5% contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Private health care scheme
  • Generous annual leave package totalling 32 days (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Participation in the childcare voucher and cycle to work schemes

The Role

As a Projects & Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the global Commercial team with the on-time delivery of contract development and manufacturing. The successful person will work closely with the customer portfolio to manage forecast demand, identifying and generating revenue from change projects for out of scope activities.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to;

  • Project Leadership:  Lead, motivate multi-disciplinary team to deliver project to time and budget
  • Resource Planning: Ensure the appropriate resource and skills are available throughout the project to deliver the project as planned
  • Project Planning: Define project activities and identify dependencies and establish an achievable timeline to deliver the project
  • Project Documentation:  Initiate and maintain all project documentation including Project Plan, Design Inputs, Risk management, Action logs, Risk registers etc.
  • Customer Management: Point of contact for customer communication, responsibility for assessing, managing and delivering customer expectations, ensuring alignment with Contract and internal stakeholders
  • Project Control: Provide regular project status updates against project timeline as and when required as to the project requirements and procedures. Provide inputs for quality metrics.
  • Creates, maintains and develops relevant proposals, contracts, service agreements and other associated documents
  • Develops, reviews and negotiates with customers confidentiality agreements, letters of intent,
  • Develops and implements a change management process for agreements in accordance with Company guidelines, as well as procedures for contract management review and administration. As appropriate, contributes to or influences Company policies.
  • Handles on-going issue and change management within active contracts ensuring that BBI enjoys the benefits of negotiated terms through the lifetime of the agreement. Monitor transaction compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing etc.) avoiding scope creep.
  • Recommends changes to standard templates. Non-Disclosure Agreements, Service/Supply Agreements; Consulting Agreements; Licensing Agreements; review of customer proposed terms and conditions; Distribution Agreements (resellers, agents, joint marketing etc

Requirements

As a Manager Projects & Contracts Manager, you will be experienced in Prince2, PMP or of equal equivalent and be educated to a degree level. You will also need experience of working in a multi-cultural and international customer base and previous project management experience that required attention to detail and meeting tight deadlines.

The successful person will also have a track record of contract related experience that includes the development of new processes, contract negotiation and systems management. You will also need good analytical skills with the ability to confidently review and provide feedback on data.

If you are an internal employee applying for this vacancy you and your manager are required to complete an internal transfer form. This needs to be completed in full and attached to your application along with your CV and cover letter.