Contracts Officer

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Mendelweg, Leiden, Zuid-Holland
Vast contract
Uren per week:
32 - 40 uur
Aantal jaren werkervaring:
5-10 jaar

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Wanted: Commercial dealmaker with leadership skills for our Commercial & Contracts team

Contracts Officer

What we have to offer
As a Contracts Officer, you will be part of the Commercial Contracts & Legal (CC&L) team; a dynamic, experienced group of professionals with high standards and a strong commitment. Within this team, you will fulfil the role of Contracts Officer and coordinate team-specific tasks, such as managing improvement projects, planning the workload among the team and review contracts. As a deputy, you replace the Director CC&L whenever required. You will work in close cooperation with the international Airbus Commercial & Contracts Team.

You will draft and review various sorts of contracts and will be responsible for managing these throughout their lifecycle. You will coordinate proposals within the given proposal budget and schedule. In contract negotiations, you will be part of the core team, together with the Sales Manager and Project Manager. When during contract execution a conflict cannot be prevented, you will take an active role in managing and solving it.


  • Master’s Degree in Law, Business Management, Engineering or other related discipline.
  • Five to ten years of relevant experience, preferably in an international, high-tech innovation-driven environment.
  • A basic understanding of export control and compliance.
  • A business-savvy mind-set, which becomes clear from:
    • a multi-disciplinary approach;
    • an entrepreneurial, creative and goal and solution-oriented attitude;
    • a strong focus on what is important and feasible to capture the heart of the matter.
  • Ability to act as an expert advisor to the Sales and Project Manager, Business Unit Managers and our Management Team.
  • Persuasive, commercial and negotiation skills and the knowhow to catch opportunities and mitigate risks.
  • Reliable and adaptive team player.
  • Preferably experience in managing teams, or a strong ambition to manage a team.


We offer a challenging job with extensive opportunities for personal development, attractive benefits, good training facilities and international career opportunities within Airbus. For further details please contact Mirjam E. Ros, Director of CC&L (+31 6 515 85 721).


To apply, please upload your cover letter and CV via our Application Form, or click on the apply button before May 5th 2017.The interviews will take place in May/June. An assessment may be part of the selection process.

Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands BV
Attn J.P.M. 't Hullenaar (Head of HR)

Human Resources PO Box 32070
2303 DB Leiden
The Netherlands

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated

Keywords: Contract Officer, Legal, Commercial, Law, Business Management, Engineering, High Tech, Aerospace


At Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands we work at the frontiers of technology in one of the most challenging and rapidly changing industries in the world: space. Our products and services - including Solar Arrays, Launcher Structures, Instruments & Systems and Mechanical Thermal products - are among the best in the world. They enable missions that are of great importance for our everyday life on Earth, such as satellite navigation, communications, climate research and monitoring of air quality.

At our state-of-the-art facilities in Leiden, a team of over 200 driven professionals work on the design, development, assembly, testing and delivery of space products and services. We do that by thinking creatively in terms of solutions and by working with like-minded business partners. Intensive and effective collaboration in our international eco-system is the key to success, also within the Airbus family that we are proudly part of.


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