Commercial Administrator

Eaton - Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Commercial Administrator

The Commercial Administrator Electrical Division will lead

the Contracts function for the Electrical Group and have responsibility for all

commercial contracts. The role will work with other functions by providing

analysis of business/contractual issues to support decision making and

facilitate risk mitigation planning and execution.

Provides guidance on all commercial contract subject

matters, including but not limited to tenders, NDAs and Contract Guarantees.

Participates in governance reviews customer proposals for

new business, Specification verification, terms and conditions negotiations,

quality requirements and supply chain requirements.

Leads negotiations of agreements & contracts within

delegated authority.

Understands the real business risks within Eaton SA Business

and applies correctly clauses to minimize risks.

Identifies and manages contract changes and coordinates with

other functions to assure timely response to cost, price and schedule impact.

Effectively negotiates to acceptable contract modification.

Leads in the management/mitigation of customer claims and

disputes. Assures organizational awareness of any such actions and provides

timely progress reports and risk mitigation solutions to include initiation of

corrective actions as needed. Engages with Corporate legal as required.

Supports and advises the Division and Business Unit

Leadership through negotiation of major contracts & agreements.

Compilation of actual sales income figures and updating of

enquiries list.

Verify that initial customer orders reflect Eaton

commitments to the customer as reflected in the proposal and any subsequent


Ensure orders are handed over to project management, in a

timeous manner for processing.

Management of CLM-Tool (Eaton Contract Management Tool)

Administration of Commercial Documentation (general

administration such as filing and signing of contracts)

Guide Standard Product sales staff with Commercials and



Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution(LLB)

Minimum 2 years of contracts experience.

Bachelor's Degree in Business or Finance from an accredited

institution (B Com Law)

Good Management skill set (Multiple sites and functions


We make what matters work. Everywhere you lookfrom the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every dayyoull find one thing in common. It all relies on power. Thats why Eaton is dedicated to improving peoples lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. Were ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and were committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Sales

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: ES EMEA Region

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No


Min education
University attendance
Required experience
2 Years
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