Contracts and Commercial Manager - Defence & Intelligence

Category: Legal Affairs
Main location: United Kingdom, UK Wide - Various, Reading
Position ID: J1123-1186
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

If you’re looking for a challenge that stretches your talents and you want to make a real difference in people’s lives, come and lead our work supporting the digital transformation of the UK. We are looking for a Contracts and Commercial Manager to act as a member of the of the Contracts and Commercial team supporting the Space, Defence and Intelligence Business Unit.

CGI was recognised in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work List 2023 and has been named one of the ‘World’s Best Employers’ by Forbes magazine. We offer a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching) which makes you a member not just an employee. We are committed to inclusivity, building a genuinely diverse community of tech talent and inspiring everyone to pursue careers in our sector, including our Armed Forces, and are proud to hold a Gold Award in recognition of our support of the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. Join us and you’ll be part of an open, friendly community of experts. We’ll train and support you in taking your career wherever you want it to go.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The role will support the end-to-end lifecycle of strategic Subcontracting. From supporting CGI capture teams with Subcontract strategies in competitive pursuits, through to the execution and management of critical contracts, supporting delivery to CGI Clients.

The role will be centred around the drafting and negotiating of subcontracts to support customer contracts. These will include delivery subcontracts, consultancy frameworks, strategic teaming agreements and non-disclosure agreements in both pursuit of winning new business and in the delivery of current Client contracts.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

You will have a proven background and several years’ experience in contract drafting, negotiation and having managed a variety of different contracts.
Current SC clearance or the ability to obtain it is essential.
• Solid commercial awareness
• Attention to detail and production of good quality work.
• Good communication skills (written and verbal)
• Be a team player with the ability to work remotely, organisational skills and the ability to manage one’s own workload.
• CIPS or IACCM qualifications would advantageous and opportunities to progress qualifications would be encouraged.
• Current SC clearance or the ability to obtain it is essential.


  • Contract Management

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI—where your ideas and actions make a difference.