Contract Specialist (Cape Town)

Cape Town

Salt has an exciting new position available for a Contract Specialist to join our Legal and Compliance Team, based in Cape Town!

About the Role

As part of our legal and compliance team, working with our international clients & internal sales teams, you will perform a range of duties including negotiating contract terms, preparing contracts, evaluating bids, and researching current regulations.

Main Responsibilities

  • Negotiate contractual terms for the services the company provides.
  • Assess the need for updates and amendments to existing contracts.
  • Prepare, manage , and oversee contracts between the company and potential clients.
  • Take steps to minimize risks (including completion of various background and credit checks)
  • Manage all variations and change orders to contracts.
  • Maintain contract registry, document repositories, and client billing information.
  • Serve as liaison with outside contracting representatives.
  • Assess and prepare supplier questionnaires for vendor registration.
  • Develop and implement effective procurement proposals.
  • Research regulations to guarantee contracts are updated and in compliance with laws.
  • Liaise/coordinate with clients to ensure requirements and obligations under contracts are fulfilled in compliance with the contract terms and regulations.

We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in law or relevant field.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of procurement regulations, contract documents, and legal specifications.
  • Outstanding negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to resolve client complaints and concerns.

We’re Offering

  • Salt’s awesome culture – a flexible and high-achieving work environment where things like work/life balance, mental health, and collaborative working are genuinely valued.
  • Hybrid working options.
  • Clearly laid out pathways to promotions & career development.
  • World class Learning and Development offerings.
  • International exposure to complex transactions, working with clients & colleague’s around the world.

About Salt

Salt is a global, award-winning digital recruitment agency, connecting people and businesses within Technology, Creative, Marketing, Sales, HR, Finance, and Consulting.

Salt is global business with over 300 consultants across 16 countries and growing! Our positioning in the market and professional reputation will push you towards the coolest brands, disruptive startups and leading digital transformation programmes across the globe. The digital scene is huge and exciting and you could be a part of it! Built by entrepreneurs, we are a business that will support your career ambitions, wherever they lie. We support you to achieve your goals.

** We often receive an overwhelming level of applications so, if you feel you’re genuinely a great fit for this role, please email me to highlight your application –

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