Contract Manager

Job Description

Eaton's Corporate Division has an opening for :



Contract Manager


Location: Hungary - Budapest


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Eaton is looking for a full-time English-speaking Contract Manager to work in the Law Department and to take a lead role in providing legal support on commercial contracts across Eaton. Based in our growing and central Budapest city offices, you will be part of an international team working with Sales and Supply Chain in the EMEA region as well as with other Legal Contract Managers, Business Attorneys and Professionals in different locations and levels throughout Eaton.  You will be responsible for leading legal support on commercial contracts – from review and drafting through negotiation, internal approval and contract finalization.



Your key deliverables :


  • Analyze, interpret and negotiate terms and conditions for various commercial deals and projects (e.g. supply, purchase, brand label, strategic alliance, design, consultant, services, long term agreements), especially taking a lead role in negotiating complex, high value contracts and/or contracts for strategic accounts.
  • Be part of the creation and implementation of contract management processes and ensure continued compliance with set processes, policies and standards throughout our Sales and Supply Chain organization.
  • Be at ease in drafting contract wording and providing legal guidance to colleagues for our different business requirements.
  • Keep informed of existing agreements, approved risk mitigation plans, ongoing negotiations, win/loss reasons and use such information to develop and improve contract reviews, risk mitigation actions, negotiation strategies, approval recommendations, leading to informed decision making and acceptable risk taking by the business.
  • Prepare contract risk assessments for internal stakeholder’s approval based on Eaton’s policies and procedures.
  • Train Eaton’s Sales and Supply Chain professionals on defined contractual concept and contract management processes.



Are you?


A professional with a problem solving mindset to adapt and drive improvements in process, tools, and organization; and with a focus on contract management – than please apply.



  • You have 3 to 5 years’ legal/contract management experience;
  • Good knowledge of general Commercial Law; Experience with IT/technology contracts is a plus but not essential;
  • Personality and demeanor to interact with individuals of all personality types at all levels of an international organization;
  • Experienced negotiator and comfortable in negotiations; and
  • Fluent in English. Another European language is a plus.


What Eaton offers:

Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important for us

Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day.

Learning & Development- We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University.


Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s 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. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Legal

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time