Contract Manager (Training, Contracts) HCUK81155
Contract Manager (Training, Contracts) HCUK81155 Based in Lincolnshire with frequent travel to external sites and partners across Greater Lincolnshire Salary £30,000 - £35,000 per annum 37 hours per week, 52 weeks, fixed term until July 2021 HCUK Training aspires to be a fantastic place to work. Attracting professionals who are innovative, adaptable and committed. We are a locally based training provider with a national reach, delivering quality employer and learner responsive training and skills solutions, striving to achieve the highest standards for our learners and employers. We now have an exciting opportunity available for a Contract Manager to join us to support the Operations Manager in the delivery of ESF Skills Support for the Workforce programmes across Greater Lincolnshire LEP area. Managing a comprehensive portfolio of specialist delivery partners and training providers against agreed financial profiles and contract deliverables in key growth sectors, you will lead on the on-boarding process of all delivery partners, ensuring all due diligence processes are completed and appropriate frameworks are in place for immediate contract delivery. This role requires flexibility, personal drive and a commitment to exceeding contractual targets as well as the ability to produce comprehensive reports and statistical analysis of operational activity across regions. To be successful in this role, candidates must have previous experience of managing a team and subcontractors (including the use of performance management strategies and improvement plans) and of dealing with Government departments and complex contracting arrangements. Strong Stakeholder relationship building skills and a background of project planning, implementation and review are essential and you must have excellent negotiation skills and demonstrate an understanding of ESFA and ESF funding / Knowledge of government funded programmes. Please be aware that this vacancy may close earlier dependent on the level of applications received so if you do wish to be considered we recommend that you complete the application as promptly as possible. HCUK Training is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All colleagues are expected to contribute to the delivery of their safeguarding strategy and values. In addition, these posts require the colleague to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.