Contracts Manager

Recruiter
Candidate Source
Location
Reading
Salary
£41000 - £52000/annum
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The UK water industry is changing and this expanding company is seeking a Contracts Manager based in Reading to join its team. You will receive many benefits such as 26 days leave plus bank holidays and a very good pension scheme.

In 2017, all business customers will have a choice of water and waste-water retail supplier. This is a high-profile role within the business with personal development opportunities, including direct engagement with director-level stakeholders inside and outside and the opportunity to work closely with other teams, including, legal, financial, regulatory, operational and market experts.

As the Contracts Manager, your duties will include:

- Delivering commercial and contractual cost efficiency and value-for-money.
- Overall commercial and performance management and administration of contracts.
- Maintaining all contract documentation to appropriate levels of quality and currency.
- Drive to maximise service contract performance using challenge and innovation, taking appropriate risks, a rewarding performance where necessary, and forming effective and professional relationships internally and externally.
- Monitoring commercial deliverables of service contracts.
- Contributing to supplier relationship management / service partner business plans and processes to forecast, track and report on performance.

To be a successful Contracts Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

- A strong technical understanding of commercial and contract management.
- Experienced Commercial / Contract Manager, with a robust background in customer-facing engagement.
- Strong negotiation skills are essential.
- Demonstrate a track record of driving performance improvement of existing processes using customer insight, and market analysis and your commercial acumen.
- A commercial awareness of the changes taking place in the water sector.
- This role requires travel across the Thames Water region so a driving license is essential.

In return, the Contracts Manager will receive a salary of £41,000 - £52,000 per annum depending on experience. 

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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