Contracts Manager

Contracts Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Projects & Programmes

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  • Salary:

    £35k - 50k per year

  • Contact :

    Shweta Prabhakar

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7320

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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A charity based in London are looking for a Contracts Manager. The successful candidate would need to Support and assist the organisation's supply of products and services, including the end-to-end commissioning process; ensuring agreed commercial terms are regularly monitored ensuring contractual compliance and any contractual agreements not met are rectified or added value recognised. Working in partnership with colleagues to monitor service level agreements, and key performance indicators providing oversight of the performance of all contractual agreements and reporting regularly to operational and organisational leadership.

Key responsibilities

Provide hands-on, operational support for high value, complex and strategic procurement projects, supporting the end-to-end process to achieve procurement-related benefits, such as whole life cost reduction; quality improvement (including improving the performance of suppliers); and social value benefits.
Lead the end-to-end procurement process
Manage live contracts, in particular where performance or commercial issues arise and specifically outsourced IT Service Management
Develop procurement and contract performance metrics and a reporting schedule to ensure efficiency targets are met.
Devise and develop practices for efficient sourcing strategies.
Discover cost-effective suppliers and initiate business and organisational partnerships.
Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services in line with internal policies
Review the procurement policies and terms and conditions where necessary to drive a transparent, fair and non-discriminatory procurement and contracting process.
Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the organisation.

Person Specification

Proven experience in a similar stand-alone role.
Some experience of evaluation / scoring models for bids.
A basic understanding of the ability to craft a timeline and activity plan for procurements / commissioning.
Basic contracting knowledge.
Charity experience.
Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software.
A proven track record and demonstrated ability of working collaboratively with a variety of colleagues at all levels.
Experience of facilitating workshops across multi-disciplinary teams.
Management of resources and budgets.
Experience of working with multidisciplinary teams.
IT Service Management procurement and contract management

Applications are being reviewed and interviews arranged on a rolling basis.