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Contract Manager

Venn Group
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Contract Manager

Location: London

Length of contract: 3 months (with possibility of extension)

IR35 Status: Inside IR35


A Central Government organisation is seeking a Contract Manager, dealing with £100m + contracts in an IT and public sector environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Contributing to the management and administration of the whole supply chain portfolio, including the implementation of supply chain management and relationship strategies
  • Supporting the effective commercial contract management of high value strategic contracts
  • Manage one or more contracts/suppliers, ensuring effective stakeholder management, governance, performance management frameworks, escalation, risk management, issues resolution, financial management, change control and compliance
  • Develop and maintain positive commercial relationships with the supply chain to maintain and enhance performance, improve service delivery and create additional value
  • Support the administration of change control notices, data/spend analysis, management information and reporting
  • Collate and support the verification of commercial KPIs covering supplier performance, spend, contract compliance, VFM, risks and opportunities for reporting for governance
  • Ensure effective control and delivery of all spend through compliant contracts
  • Make contracts available online through valid catalogues (or other means as appropriate) and maintain over the contract life cycle
  • Work with, and support, the wider contract management team to ensure clarity, resilience and consistency across the team, wider eco-system and supply chain portfolio

Key Requirements:
  • Software Category Procurement experience within a blue chip is acceptable but ideally will have worked within public sector as with this they will know how public sector tenders are run and have experience of OJEU
  • Must have transformation experience
  • Experience of onboarding new suppliers and exiting them
  • Experience of transformation programmes and projects, writing category plans, delivery, execution and making recommendations
  • Experience of working with Large Tech organisations such as ATOS, BT
  • Have an understanding of Contract Law and experience/knowledge of managing service agreements/contracts/frameworks

If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact

Tom Rees on 020 7557 7667 and email your CV to
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