Contracts Specialist - UK

  • Job Reference: 00000011-1
  • Date Posted: 24 December 2018
  • Company: ADLINK
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Who are we?

ADLINK is a global provider of innovative cutting-edge hardware and software solutions which provide best in class, scalable and robust Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

 Our goal is to enable our customers to connect to the unconnected, to create next generation business models and drive business decisions with real world data collated through our solutions.

 We developed our Vortex Edge platform to create holistic IoT solutions, bringing together the best hardware, software and services.

 We work with some of the biggest partners and customers in the work such as our strategic partnership with Nvidia is bringing AI to the Edge and we are one of only four premier members of the Intel IoT Alliance.

 Recently honoured by the Compass Intelligence as Edge Computing Company of the Year and twice named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner (2009 and 2014), IoT Nexus recognized us as a “Top Power Player” in the IoT and Postscapes awarded us a “Must Follow Company” in their Annual IoT awards.

 We make IoT open and accessible for all.

What will you do?

 As a key player in acquiring and retaining business, you will:

  •  Advise and assist the business in minimising legal and contractual risk in respect of its external customer and supplier contracts, projects and other business activities.

In particular you will:

  •  Draft licences, contracts, sales tenders, projects and procured services’ agreements based on company standards

  • · Negotiate with customers on contract and licence terms and conditions, key supplier agreements and contract structure

  • Advise management on the application of terms and conditions of contract and contractual issues
  •  Analyse customer IFP’s including contractual terms and conditions.
  • Review draft quotations and sales proposals and participate in bid reviews

  • Liaise with internal colleagues and external legal advisors as required

 What experience/skills do you need?

 You will be graduate calibre, probably with a Law or Business degree and

 At least 2-3 years’ contract and commercial experience

  • Working knowledge of contracts and contract law
  • Powerful communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability; attention to detail
  • Sound negotiating and influencing abilities
  • Strong collaboration skills; able to build effective relationships

 In addition, the following would be an advantage:

  • Experience of dealing with Intellectual Property;
  • Some understanding of European Contract Law
  • Technology company experience
  • Experience of business due diligence; property leases
  • Working knowledge and experience of Insurance

Why work for us?

 The chance to work with brilliant, like-minded individuals who love what they do

  • Informal working environment, where we bring a new meaning to the term “casual dress”
  • 25 days’ annual leave, rising to 30 with service
  • Private Health Insurance and Health Care Cash Back Scheme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Freedom to operate and innovate
  • The chance to travel internationally
  • Opportunities to develop your career across our global organisation