Contract Manager

South Yorkshire, UK
Closing date
18 Oct 2020

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£41,500 - £49,500 per annum FTC for 13 months Full Time with flexible working Start ASAP

Your new role
I am currently recruiting an exciting opportunity for an IT Contract Manager with a well know Public Sector organisation within the South Yorkshire region. You will work closely with the project team, stakeholders and the suppliers to ensure the best outcomes aligned to project governance requirements and contractual obligations.

You will be a critical interface between the programme, the suppliers and dispersed teams across IT Services. Applying your commercial and relationship skills, you will work closely with key suppliers, ensuring compliance with contractual requirements that support the successful delivery of the project against the specification, budget and agreed timescales.

You will be a critical point of contact for the programme team and will collaborate closely with colleagues to ensure that they are fully informed, and supported, in relation to the contractual requirements relevant to their area.

You will be experienced in account and contract management, ideally relating to the delivery of major IT projects and your key responsibilities will be:

Upholding supplier management governance, principles and standards including the support and coordination of contractual activity, bringing structure, control, good practice and visibility to management of our key suppliers in a programme environment.
Production of performance metrics to ensure conformance by the organisation and the supplier of our mutual contractual obligations.
Establish and maintain effective communications and relationships with key suppliers and internal colleagues that contribute to the overall success of programme goals.

What you'll need to succeed

Experience in a similar role essential (IT Category / Contracts Management)
Degree Qualified and/or CIPS/MCIPS qualification
Extensive knowledge of the Contract Regulation with recent relevant legal and contractual experience
Ability to understand systems, policies, legislation and quality standards, preferably with experience of IT
Experience of working on a large transformation programme
Strong negotiation and influencing skills
What you'll get in return
£41,526 - £49,533 per annum.
FTC - 13 Months
Full benefits package including excellent holidays and pension scheme
Flexible working options available.

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