Chris Tallent

Contracts Administrator

Chris Tallent is responsible for day-to-day preparation, negotiation, and reviewing company contracts, including sales, purchases, and business partnerships for QIB Extra.

In addition to this, Chris ensures compliance with legal requirements, analyses potential risks, maintains organised records of QIB Extra's clients and partners, staff recruitment, and company marketing, and maintains a consistent, working relationship with QIB’s group leaders and organisation to ensure the successful delivery of commercial projects.

Chris brings to the team a diverse range of skills and experience, including numerous qualifications in accounting, contracts, finance, haulage, and supply chain management, and sixteen years of experience in the handling of administration and managerial duties in the logistics, financial investment and management, construction, insurance, and public services sectors.


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