Contract Manager (Place)

Capita Resourcing
£28500 - £33000/annum
07 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Type: Fixed term contract for 12 months
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Location: Chelmsford
Salary: £28500 - £33,000 p.a.

This role will provide greater resilience in the support of the facilities and property management arrangement, also where required on additional Corporate Contracts. The role will be supporting on the construction framework contract management activities, working on highways improvement projects, contract change control processes and helping to embed Contract Event Management and Reporting (CEMAR) and offering support to the waste portfolio as required.

The jobholder will be directly accountable for ensuring that the contracts assigned to them are managed proactively. They will be responsible for ensuring that all commercial issues/contractual changes are negotiated effectively, that the contracts are delivering the required level of performance and that key aspects such as safeguarding and data protection are adequately addressed.

The Contract Manager will need to demonstrate tenacity, drive, and commercial acumen and sound negotiation skills. A key requirement will be the identification and delivery of on-going efficiencies and service improvements.

This role will lead the commercial relationship with a number of Essex County Council's (ECC) key strategic suppliers. The main focus will be monitoring supplier performance against Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators and managing supply chain risk whilst also ensuring that contracts and all associated performance metrics evolve to keep pace with changes in ECC's requirements.

Core Accountabilities

* Understand the needs of your customers and deliver the best possible outcomes through exemplar behaviour in accordance with ECC's Values and Core Organisational Behaviours
* Work flexibly and collaboratively across structural boundaries in support of key outcomes
* To contribute to development of organisational capability by taking ownership of your own training and development, including identifying and taking part in such activity and responding to feedback on performance
* Thinking creatively, challenging the norms, and constructively challenging those around them (including those more senior) to ensure continuous improvement and commercial astuteness, and inspire the same in colleagues
* Take responsibility for identifying and actioning areas of risk including Health and Safety and Business Continuity

Working for Essex welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

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