Public Realm Contracts Manager

BBL Technical Recruitment Limited
Hertfordshire, UK
Closing date
24 Oct 2020
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Public Realm Contracts Manager

*Local Council* *££ Negotiable* *Part remote working*

The role:

* Responsible for delivering short term improvements and laying the foundations for longer term improvements in managing the Council's major contract for Public Realm including streets, squares, forecourts, parks and open (c. £30m value), provided by Balfour Beatty Living Places

* Responsible for ensuring delivery of the best value for money and community impact of the services the contract provides

* To effectively challenge and drive efficiencies in the BBLP contract including continuous improvement (e.g. year-on-year savings) and to model this behaviour

* To ensure appropriate and effective risk management

* To work closely with the Interim Commissioning Manager and relevant Council employees (including 1 direct report) to drive improvements at pace

* To build technical knowledge within the Council, increasing the Council's ability to act as an 'intelligent client' and ensuring clarity of roles and responsibilities regarding contract management and commissioning

* To improve internal communication and education in order that the internal client teams better understand the BBLP contract •

* To work in partnership with, and increase the involvement of, the Council's Procurement Team

* To oversee the set up a contract management framework which addresses performance of internal audits

* To consider and, where necessary, procure an appropriate Contract Management System (CMS)


* Must have significant experience of successfully operating in a similar role

* Must be confident taking a 'hands on' approach, whilst also being politically aware

* Must have experience of managing high value and politically sensitive contracts within the public sector

Please apply with an updated CV
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