Contracts Manager

Recruiter
James Andrew Recruitment Solutions (JAR Solutions)
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
27 Jul 2019
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Contract

Our client based in Central Birmingham, is currently recruiting for a Contracts Manager on a fixed-term contract basis for 6-8 months. This is an exciting opportunity for a leading public sector organisation, providing quality services to 70,000 customers in the region.

The position is due to start immediately on a full time basis and the salary is circa GBP40,000 depending on experience.

The ideal candidate will have a proven experience of managing and negotiating large contracts.

Duties will include (but not limited to):

* Building and maintaining effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers
* Monitoring and evaluating suppliers and undertaking performance reviews to ensure contract compliance

* Negotiating contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and reviewing opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods

* Ensuring a continuous supply of required goods, materials or services and communicating any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact the business

* Provide technical/commercial assistance to business leaders to develop awareness of supply chain processes and improve knowledge
* Supporting the Head of Procurement with the review and development of policies and procedures to respond to the needs of the business
* Attending contract review meetings and representing the Head of Department at business meetings as required

* Setting up systems for tracking and reporting on baseline spend for each category and on savings delivered against that spend

Desirable Experience/Expertise:

* Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualifications/membership

* Knowledge of OJEU regulations

* Market knowledge of Utilities


James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

KEYWORDS: Contracts, Procurement, CIPS, Tenders, OJEU, Utilities

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