Assistant Framework Managers x 2

Aylesford, UK
18 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Framework Managers x 2

£25,000 per annum

We are recruiting for 2 Framework Assistant Managers for our client in Aylesford who work heavily with the public sector within procurement

These roles come as a result of growth within the company and it's a very exciting time to become a part of the team!

You will work within the heart of their friendly Professional Services department and you will support the Framework Managers by taking responsibility for the contract management and administrative tasks of selected frameworks within their portfolio. You will be happy researching the internet and checking lengthy documents for tender and involves assisting the Framework Managers in all aspects of proactive contract management of existing frameworks and in researching new opportunities.

Key Duties

Undertake supplier review meetings. Set agendas, take minutes and follow up actions in line with framework KPI's/SLA's.
Undertake market research for new growth opportunities, analyse, document and present this to the Framework Managers and wider Professional Services team.
Provide support to the team in specification writing, evaluation and framework award for a range of goods and services.
Collate and analyse reports received, identifying any accuracy issues.
Provide service expertise on frameworks, within your portfolio, to support customers and all areas of the team in a timely and constructive manner.
Support Framework Managers in all aspects of tendering, further competitions and high value quotation exercises for both customer and supplier.
Maintain strong contract management and auditability throughout the life of all individual frameworks, including supplier account management and SLA monitoring in line with agreed terms.
Support Framework Managers in supplier and customer account management.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with supplier account managers within your framework portfolio.
Maintain and update company IT systems, such as CRM, with accurate data entry.Skills required:

Ideally you will have Knowledge of public sector procurement regulations
GCSE English and maths or equivalent
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Willingness to learn and understand new technologies and markets
Questioning approach to tasks
Ability to manage your time effectively
Ability to use own initiative
Good working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other Microsoft applications
Excellent negotiation skills


Monday-Friday working pattern. 37 hours per week
Company will look to progress professional qualification or enhance your current CIPS
25 days annual leave plus concessionary day (increasing to 27 days after 4 years service)
Free on site parking
Staff benefits including, 4% employer company pension contribution, discounted gym membership, high street discount in shops, restaurants & cinemas.
Health Care Cash Plan
Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
Summer & Christmas parties

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates

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