Contract Manager

Recruiter
Insight Executive Group
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1246532864
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client - an NHS Trust in London - is currently seeking to recruit a Band 7 Contract Manager on a permanent basis.

You will be responsible for managing and maintaining relationships with suppliers in order to maximise operational performance, whilst minimising risk and reducing costs

Day to day duties will include:

* Managing the Contract Administration of several strategic contracts as required

* Analysing spend on strategic suppliers, monitoring for variances from forecast/budgeted spend, and to play an active role in validating invoices ahead of payment (challenging suppliers as appropriate)

* Ensuring contractual savings are not lost over the life of the contract

* Ensuring that suspected supplier underperformance is investigated (ensuring that contract management plans are in place as appropriate) and ensure that alleged supplier underperformance is investigated

* To foster good relations with Trust, ensuring that there are opportunities for partnerships to develop and that there is a culture of encouraging continuous improvement

The successful applicant will have:

* Previously worked with the public sector (ideally the NHS)

* Experience in developing contract management plans and clinical consumables

* Have a track record of improving the performance of suppliers.

* Expertise in Contract management and EU Procurement

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