Contract Manager

Recruiter
SpinWell Global
Location
Glasgow, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
04 Oct 2019
Ref
1260812191
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Role: Contract Manager - REF 17654
  • Contracting Authority: Central Government
  • Contract Length: Until 04/01/2020
  • Location: Glasgow
  • IR35: In Scope
  • Pay Rate to Candidate: £500 per day
  • Security Clearance: SC

Description:
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Achieving and reporting on savings and efficiencies achieved with costs including spend, scrappage, usage and inventory levels
  • Executing end to end procurement processes, including data collection, document preparation, negotiation, contract award, contract management and supplier relationship management; Managing communication with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Communicating priorities and business plans to internal and external stakeholders whilst ensuring that all programmes and projects deliver to time, cost and quality requirements
  • Developing and motivating staff; Setting standards and values for the team, ensuring effective communications with staff are in place
  • Defining, analysing and interpreting financial data confidently.
  • Supporting teams to create innovative procurement and commercial strategies that will deliver value for money on Infrastructure programmes and projects.
  • Building trusted relationships with new and incumbent suppliers such that a "trust with consequences" approach to contract management can be operated.
  • Monitoring and managing performance of suppliers against contract performance indicators.
  • Supporting implementation of contract transition and mobilisation activities
  • Shaping and leading commercial negotiations with both new and incumbent suppliers through to a pre-defined acceptable conclusion.
  • Giving strategic advice and support to contracts in procurement, contract exits and during contract reviews.
  • Resolving high-value commercial and legal disputes with suppliers.
  • Development of current and future commercial resource, including self, into an agile and appropriately skilled workforce.
  • Identifying and delivering improvements to existing contractual arrangements and informing on lessons learnt for new procurements
  • Planning work around a published Forward Work Plan, alongside allocated funding and resource
  • Designing, shaping and agreeing commercial strategies from a lead role in a complex organisation.
  • Negotiation skills, leadership, strong capabilities in building trusted relationships.

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