Contract Relationship Manager

Candidate Source
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The largest utility company in the UK is seeking a Contract Relationship Manager based in Reading to join its expanding team.

This company provides the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and is going through a period of exciting change.  On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and the 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Its 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times. The company is focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing its customers with a great experience.

As the Contract Relationship Manager, your duties will include:

- Negotiation of agreements for wholesale service logistics and management of processes to ensure they are appropriately executed.
- Managing a spend of up to 50m.
- Day to day management and change of contracts and management of governance.
- Monitoring performance with robust KPIs and performance management.
- Management of wholesale customer relationships and engagement.
- Implementing strategies which meet the business needs, undertaking re-negotiations where appropriate.

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

- A strong technical understanding of commercial and management.
- Exceptional analytical / numerical skills and an ability to communicate information and influence key stakeholders to all levels.
- An experienced logistics or Manager, with a robust background in customer-facing engagement.
- Strong negotiation skills are essential, and experience in sell-side negotiations would be an advantage.
- A strong background in managing construction or logistics based agreements for large organisations is essential for this role.
- A valid UK driving licence.

Working hours will be Monday to Friday between 08:00 and 17:00 (36 hours per week).

In return, the Contract Relationship Manager will receive a salary of up to £46,000 per annum, plus car allowance.

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

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