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Commercial & Contract Manager - temporary for 2 years (f/m/d)

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

You as a Commercial/Contract Manager, will be part of Strategy & Governance team within Hitachi Energy supply chain . You are responsible for the contract management areas, providing contract management services to the SCM, ensuring all contract management activities are executed in accordance with corporate directives and instructions including procedures, contract management framework and General Terms & Conditions of contracts. Your expertise in commercial & contract management will extend to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You will work closely with the Legal & Integrity department and the sourcing teams, supporting category managers in negotiating supply agreements with strategic suppliers. You will work within a complex environment of change management where it is expected that your ability to solve problems and proactively tackle issues adds value to SCM and Hitachi Energy.

Your responsibilities

  • Reviewing legal global agreements and assisting the SCM team members in negotiations of contract with suppliers
  • Act as SME in contractual documents (answering the queries, clarifying the usage of templates)
  • Handling the signature & archiving process for global contracts and periodic revision & updates of General Terms & Conditions
  • Creation & update of the processes and guidelines in contract management & legal area. Maintenance of the contract management SharePoint
  • Provide the face-2-face legal trainings to SCM Community
  • Revising & updating the existing training materials
  • Support the contract management & legal related project (roll out of new contract management tool, creation of new templates & supporting documents)
  • Living Hitachi Energy's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business

Your background

  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in legal/contract management within international environment
  • Strong legal background on the procurement side with comprehension on issues related to commodity risk, foreign exchange risk, and tax matters
  • Experience in direct contracts negotiation in English language.
  • Demonstrated success in negotiating multi MUSD supply agreements
  • Ability to work in short deadlines and under the time pressure
  • Experience in communication with senior stakeholders
  • Self-driven and experienced to operate at the strategic, tactical and operational levels
  • Service minded and with the mind set to support the business
  • High level change management and communication skills
  • Strong project management and people leadership skills and experience
  • Fluent in English, other languages are an added advantage

More about us

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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Localização Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy
Tipo de emprego Full-Time
Tipo de função Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)
Contrato Temporary

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