Contracts Manager

Ref No. EMP404964
Salary £48,000 - £55,000/annum
Location Reading, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing

Introduction

I am currently recruiting for a contracts manager. Candidates will ideally come from an industrial, engineering, manufacturing or utilities background. The succesful candidate will have experience of SLA's/KPI's and reporting.

Important

Utilities, industrial or engineering background / Strong contracts management experience

The Job

Purpose of the role:

We are currently seeking a driven contracts manager to form part of the clients wider commercial team, responsible for a portfolio of high-value contracts as well as developing a small team.

You will ensure our suppliers deliver in line with their agreements, monitor their performance and build ongoing relationships. We are in the midst of great change within the business and strive for continuous improvement; you will be working closely with our suppliers to push for innovations and cost-effective solutions.

What makes this role unique?

Working within a close-knot team, this is a high profile role within the business with personal development opportunities, including direct engagement with director-level stakeholders. You will the opportunity to work closely with other teams, including, legal, financial, regulatory, operational and market experts.

What will this role involve?

Identify contracts required between departments to support requirement for a compliant and competitive Retail non household business at market opening.

Structure, bid and negotiate contracts from a company perspective to achieve optimum risk allocation and best value whilst ensuring focus on customer.

Adhere to and support the development of enduring contract management processes.

Ensure that all processes followed are in line with legislation and company policies and are auditable with key documents, information and communications confidentially stored

Drive continuous improvement in contract development through close engagement with internal and external customers.

Additional integral responsibilities include report writing, record maintenance, satisfactory communication at all levels, maintenance of Company image, employee welfare and team building.

What skills are we looking for?

We are seeking a highly-experienced individual with a robust background in customer-facing engagement. You will have great attention to detail, exceptional analytical / numerical skills and an ability to communicate information & influence key stakeholders at all levels.

Strong negotiation skills are essential as is the ability to lead, develop and engage with your team.

The successful candidate would be able to demonstrate a track record of driving performance improvement of existing processes using customer insight, and market analysis and your commercial acumen.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

 

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