Head of New Partnerships – Contracting


Full time

Who we are 

TIPA is a fast-growing, international start-up with a mission to change the trajectory of plastic packaging. We have made a global impact by developing and manufacturing flexible compostable films. Our vision is for compostable packaging to become part of a systemic solution to the global plastic pollution challenge. We offer consumers and brands the durability and shelf life they have come to expect of ordinary plastics, whilst ensuring a safe and sustainable end-of-life solution. 

What we are looking for: 

  • This is essentially a contracts Manager. 
  • The candidate should scope and identify -based on regional needs -suitable partners for film extrusion, laminating and converting, either independent or integrated, dependent on suppliers’ capability. 

Key Responsibilities are: 

  • Provide leadership and governance in business contracting and program delivery 
  • Accountable for the procurement activities within the technology sector 
  • Manage complex agreements and risk/reward mechanisms for business case models to encourage high SLA performance from contractors 
  • Lead the delivery of sub-contract management activities and other procurement related services which may be required by the business 
  • Translate customer / project requirements into commercial documents that allow capacity planning and scaling needs for the business 


  • Demonstrates collaboration, communication, planning, problem solving, influencing decision making and continuous improvement skills 
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of Procurement / Manufacturing within the Packaging industry (or a similar sector) and ability to apply them with minimal supervision and direction 
  • Relationship building skills with cross-functional colleagues, customers, and suppliers 
  • A good understanding of the Commercial and Legal Aspects associated with contracting within the Packaging industry (or a similar sector) 

The role applies to both male & female applicants  

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