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Contracts Manager

At Gilgen, we are passionate about quality and innovation. We believe in people; putting our customers and employees first in everything we do.

As a successful growing business we give our employees the platform to take responsibility and be themselves in an international, market leading, diverse arena.

Are you passionate about having ownership and making a difference? Are you eager to learn and grow with the business? Do you think outside of the box and enjoy overcoming challenges with a strong team spirit?

If so, we are currently looking for a Contracts Manager to support the effective and efficient running of our New Door Sales and Projects Department.

The Company:
Gilgen Door Systems, a member of Nabtesco Group in Japan, is renowned for its innovative door drive systems and overall solutions for use in-door, gate and folding-wall systems. Our employees are at the centre of our operations and our values run through the company in everything we do: We believe in ensuring our employees receive the very best in training and development to deliver an exceptional standard of customer service. We offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where teamwork, continuous development and empowerment are the pillars that support our success.

The Position:
Reporting to the Head of Manufacturing, in the role of Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with our Sales teams and customers ensuring that terms and conditions for new door sub-contracts and orders are agreed. You will also be liaising closely with the Projects team by ensuring you have provided guidance for forthcoming projects. In addition to this, you will be specifying and delivering training programmes for the Field Sales and Estimating teams to continually improve the skills and knowledge of both teams.

You will also identify opportunities for framework agreements and design appropriate contracts ensuring they are in line with recommendations from Gilgen’s legal advisors. Further to this, you will be managing the process of acknowledging orders and sub-contracts and releasing these to the Operations team for further actions.
Skills and Experience

  • Strong influencing and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently across different functions
  • Detailed understanding of Construction Industry sub-contract agreements
  • Detailed understanding of terms and conditions of sale and installation through work in a similar industry
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • SAP/Microsoft Office experience
  • Relevant qualifications i.e. LLM, MSc, PGDip etc.
Benefits Include:
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company mobile phone, laptop and car provided
  • Free Parking
  • Dress down and early finish on Fridays
  • 23 days annual leave rising to 28 after 5 years’ service


To apply please send your CV and covering letter to:

Matt Pullin
Head of Manufacturing

Gilgen Door Systems UK

Securiparc House, Wimsey Way, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 4LS


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