Commercial Contracts Manager


: $139,050.00 - $139,050.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Non-Executive Management

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WE'RE LOOKING FORCommercial Contracts Manager

Employment typeRegular / Permanent

4636 Somerton Road
Trevose, PENNSYLVANIA, 19053-6742
United States

Reference Numberreq13107

Who we are?With 90,000 people on five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries optimize their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances.
SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere. For more than 100 years, SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the Resource Revolution!

Who are we looking for?


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Six years of commercial or transactional contract negotiation experience, or equivalent

  • Fluency in English language (with additional languages, specifically French or Spanish a plus) and the ability to draft and negotiate in them

  • Ability to influence and persuade with experience of negotiations

  • Knowledge of legal terminology and concepts as used in commercial contracts


  • Good verbal and written communications skills, including presentations to customers and SUEZ team members

  • Organized and self-motivated for success

  • Demonstrated prioritization skills and ability to manage multiple and changing priorities

  • Ability to provide creative business-oriented advice in a global, fast-paced environment

  • Experience in working in different cultures and environments

  • Experience with direct customer contact and negotiations - written and verbal/presentation

  • Experience working in a matrix organisation with multiple stakeholders

  • General understanding of water treatment technologies and customer industries and operations

  • Prior experience in an "expert" role supporting a business team

  • Experience working with large Design-Build contractors (and contracts)

  • Substantive knowledge of commercial contracts in international business

  • Working knowledge of contract forms NEC, ICHEM, FIDIC etc.

    What will you be doing?

    The Commercial Contracts Manager will be responsible for providing world class support from tendering to final project completion, ensuring a balance of customer centricity and risk management. The Commercial Contracts Manager will support the growth of region both financially & in terms of capability by building the risk management mind-set within the broader regional team & influencing change at the global level.

    Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide negotiations preparation and support to the Sales and Proposal teams, as well as Project Managers and other functions within the region

  • Review, negotiation and approval of Non-Disclosure Agreements as necessary to support proposal efforts

  • Review, analyse key issues, and assess risk in commercial contracts, developing mitigation strategies for negotiations and sometimes leading them in complex contracts

  • Prepare persuasive positions for (and sometimes lead) complex contract negotiations for dispute resolution and change order requests with customers and suppliers

  • Support the development and implementation of risk management processes and controls working with Project Management leadership

  • Provide project summaries and guide Project Managers through successful project execution strategies in high risk projects

  • Consult with the Legal Team as necessary to support contract negotiations and dispute resolution

  • Teach contracts management skills to the Sales, Proposal and Project Management teams through on the job and formal training sessions

  • Travel estimated at 25%, some international travel likely

    Compensation: Annual 0.00 - 0.00 USD
    Is relocation for this position offered: No
    Number of Job Openings: 1
    Company Grade/Band: Senior Professional

    SUEZ's Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.
    WTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Suez WTS is NOT accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee of Suez WTS in any fashion without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of Suez WTS. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired by Suez WTS based upon an unsolicited referral.

    Orga: Water Technologies & Solutions

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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