DBR03638 Business and Contracts Manager

Local Government, Public Sector

We are looking for a Business and Contracts Manager: To lead, in collaboration with the Procurement Service, on the management of CATS contracts and service level agreements to maximise efficiencies, value for money and achieve high-quality outputs. The duties will include contract monitoring and auditing, risks management and mitigated, and to lead the re-tendering, including analysing and recommending procurement options.

Responsibilities
To respond to requests for quotes for new areas of Service delivery or Service extension or contractions. To attend regular meetings with commissioners and to provide management information as required.

Qualification – Essential

  • GCSE’s, Grades A-C or equivalent to include Maths and English
  • CIPS certification or a relevant accountancy qualification, or equivalent
  • High-level experience of a similar role or function.
  • Robust working knowledge of current procurement legislation and the application of UK regulations, and EU Directives
  • Experience in the development of specifications, and the implementation and maintenance of SLA’s and contracts
  • Advanced –Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential

  • Experience in the use of IT/ Systems including all aspects of MS Office and relevant contract management software and systems
  • Experience of budgeting and financial analysis
  • Experience of project management relevant to the monitoring of contracts and the delivery of key outcomes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including formal report writing
  • Experience of undertaking whole life cycle cost analysis to ensure that investments deliver value for money outcomes throughout the contract
  • Experience of gathering, analysing and reporting on data and compiling reports appropriate to the audience
  • Experience of working effectively with a range of professionals, demonstrating excellent stakeholder engagement, interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Enhanced CRB within the last 12 months
  • Able to provide two years references
  • To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
  • Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities employer
  • Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy

    Benefits
    Ref: DBR03638 – RQ376384
    Job Title: Business and Contracts Manager
    Salary: £23.49 per hour PAYE
    Location: North London –
    Hours: 36 hours per week
    Duration: Min 3 months – extension on performance

  • To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.