Contracts & Compliance Lead

Contracts & Compliance Lead

Job Title: Contracts & Compliance Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £40,000
REF: 897364
Contact Name: Sarah Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

On behalf of a leading Leicestershire business, we're currently welcoming applications from skilled legal professionals with an extensive contracts and compliance background and outstanding attention to detail.

Consistently top-ranking in their industry, this forward-thinking recruitment company are true experts in their area of specialism. From their local origins, they have grown quickly and now operate on an international scale with a world-class client base.

The successful candidate will enjoy working from bright, modern offices in the picturesque and well-located town of Market Harborough.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Reviewing contracts and legal documentation, with a focus on negotiating commercial terms for both Contract and Permanent Recruitment as well as ensuring compliance is understood by all parties involved
  • Playing a pivotal role in the delivery of an efficient contracts, compliance and background screening function throughout the organisation
  • Reviewing and evaluating incoming terms from clients and advising consultants accordingly
  • Handling the assessment and negotiation of contract changes and payment terms through liaison with contractors, clients and colleagues
  • Leading and supervising two Contracts Administrators
  • Managing international compliance solutions and terms of business
  • Ensuring that consultants are familiar with terms and conditions, along with any changes to legislation and compliance that may affect any placement
  • Working with colleagues in the finance team to ensure invoicing and payment processes relating to contract and permanent placements are as efficient as possible
  • Assisting with all internal queries relating to terms and contracts

Skills and experience required:

  • Evidence of working in a similar role, at a senior level, ideally within a recruitment business (experience within a legal, financial or procurement setting with a focus on contracts and compliance will also be considered)
  • Sound understanding of the recruitment life cycle
  • Ability to identify and assess clause changes and understand their significance from both a commercial and legal perspective
  • Commercially minded pragmatic approach to negotiating recruitment terms and conditions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident and skilled negotiator
  • Ability to foster and promote a collaborative team approach, leading by example to ensure the support of recruitment activities.
  • Structured, organised and methodical, ensuring agreements are stored correctly and easily accessible.

Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

Salary and benefits:

  • Up to £40,000