Legal & Risk Manager (Contracts Manager) - Construction firm

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Robert Half
Birmingham (Hybrid working)
£70K-£80K + bonus
07 Sep 2023
07 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal & Risk Manager (Contracts Manager)
Construction firm
Birmingham (Hybrid working)
£70K-£80K + bonus


  • Providing high level support in developing, implementing and managing the Company's risk management framework within the realm of contract conditions, PI coverage and project level risks.
  • Identification of legislative and regulatory requirements to which the Company is subject to briefing the Commercial & Technical Director.
  • Review contracts and make recommendations on commerciality and legal compliance. Negotiating terms where appropriate following agreement of company position with Commercial and Technical Director and/or seeking external legal advice.
  • Conduct contract audits.
  • Liaise with the insurers and work with the Commercial & Technical Director on the renewals.
  • Manage /coordinate any claims agreeing and implementing defence strategies in line with insurers and legal advice, assembling and coordinating information packs and drafting reports for review.
  • Instigate claims avoidance processes and procedures in conjunction with Commercial and Technical Director and Compliance team to minimise potential claims situation - where possible.
  • Development and implementation, with the Learning & Development Manager, of appropriate education programmes.
  • Advising Partners on engagement letters, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Providing a regular report to the Executive Board on Legal and Risk matters.
  • Support the bid teams with advice at submission stages on contract amendments required to meet company compliance processes and PI requirements.
  • Review framework call off processes, call off contracts and orders for compliance with head terms and company sign off.
  • Preparation of internal reports.
  • Management of Legal Support team member.

Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of construction consultancy across all disciplines and the construction process
  • Degree qualified
  • Commercial and contractual experience and knowledge - preferable with a construction consultancy environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with other business functions and departments.
  • Flexible in thinking and pragmatic problem solving.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience in leading, planning and conducting contractual and commercial negotiations.
  • Experience in leading, planning and conducting monitoring activities.
  • High standards of professional integrity and independence.

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