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  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Commercial Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45350.00 per annum + flex fund

  • Contact:

    Gabriel Monteiro

  • Contact email:

    gabriel.monteiro@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    GM2606_1611248834

Contract Manager

A fantastic opportunity for a Contract Manager to join an international infrastructure project based in Birmingham with a salary up to £45,350. This contract management position has been created due to business growth & recent acquisitions. The contract manager will sit in the procurement and commercial directorate, with excellent progression opportunities into a senior contract manager position over the next couple of years.

Candidates will have previous experience within contract management specifically within a regulated environment, at contract manager level and be keen to progress in their career.

Role responsibilities of the Contract Manager include:

  • Manage a portfolio of corporate contracts up to a combined value of £60M.
  • Manage the progress of change requests through the company's governance structure, systems, processes and in association with other functions.
  • Proactively monitor and mitigates risks associated with their contract portfolio
  • Liaise with stakeholders with respect to the progress, spend and performance reporting of contracts, imposing and monitoring performance plans and Early Warnings where applicable
  • Managing formal disputes
  • Undertake compliance checks against contracts
  • Work to achieve value for money at each stage of the contract
  • Produce and work against contract management plans for each contract
  • Manage contract exit
  • Monitor contract performance and administer service credits and warranty payments where applicable
  • Review financial standing of suppliers on an ongoing basis and manage any resulting actions.
  • Additional accountabilities may include:
  • Analysis on a range of commercial and technical information
  • Setting up and facilitating meetings and information sharing with other functional areas
  • Development of reports and presentations to update key stakeholder groups
  • Ad hoc support to high-profile projects.

Person Specification of the Buyer:

  • Experience of corporate contract management
  • Analytical, commercial and negotiating skills
  • Ability to lead stakeholders through contract change request processes
  • Ability to manage contract risk and understanding of different forms of contract and risk allocation
  • Knowledge of working with or for publicly funded bodies including central government departments

Salary

Up to £45k

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within commercial as a contract manager, commercial manager, or senior contract officer.