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Junior Contract Specialist

L3 Harris
Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date
4 Jul 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Junior Contracts Specialist

Job Location: UK- West Sussex- Crawley

We can offer you flexible working practices and a hybrid working pattern, with time in our offices and your home, to enable a good work-life balance.

Applications will only be considered from individuals who are eligible to live and work within the UK.

About the role:  

We have an amazing opportunity for a Junior Contracts Specialist to join our team and provide support in all aspects of commercial risk and contract management. Working closely with the Commercial Manager and the local business teams, you will provide functional support to the L3Harris Commercial Training Solutions operational divisions in shaping business requirements and managing business risk, ensuring compliance to corporate policies and working the business to provide guidance on policies and processes. You will manage the approved supplier list, including new additions, auditing supplier compliance and identifying high risk suppliers assist the Contracts Specialist managing contract reviews and renewal requirements and support the bid process for new and recurring business opportunities.

What benefits we can offer you:

  • Employer pension contribution up to 7%
  • 25 days annual leave (excl. Bank holidays) increasing with length of service and with the opportunity to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • Private Health Care with optional family cover
  • Life Assurance x4 annual base salaries (flexible up to 10x)
  • Group Income Protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts with cinemas, travel, major retailers, family days out and much more
  • Referral Bonus Scheme
  • Staff car park (incl. electric vehicle charging stations)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Subsidised staff restaurant

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Taking responsibility for commercial and contracts administration
  • Taking ownership of new commercial contract negotiations as required, working with sales and operational teams to bid for new business, win the business and secure the contract.
  • Participating in business improvement projects and identify new initiatives that deliver L3Harris’s strategic goals
  • Working with sales and operations to build relationships with existing and new customers and maintain high levels of customer engagement

    Knowledge, skills and qualifications:

  • Educated to Degree level in a relevant discipline or have 2 years experience in a relevant role
  • Solid understanding of commercial practices, ability to draft contracts and contract amendments, contractual letters
  • Exposure to risk management, including the application and interpretation of contract terms for customer and suppler contracts
  • Sound knowledge of contractual terms and conditions (including limits of liability and IPR)
  • Previous aviation training industry knowledge and experience would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.


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