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  • UK, South West, Wiltshire, Salisbury
  • £560+ per day
  • Contract , 8 months
  • Full time
  • Industry: Government, IT & Telecoms
  • Discipline: Contracts Management, Procurement, Category / Inventory Management

Our Government client is currently recruiting for a Contracts Manager, on a 8 months contract, paying £560 P/D inside IR35 based in Salisbury.

Role: Contracts Manager

Contract Length: 240 days

Location: Salisbury

IR35: In Scope

Pay Rate to Candidate: 560/Umb

Minimum Requirement:

• Government Commercial Function, Contract Management Practioner Level. If not already held, the Foundation Level should be passed within 1 month of commencing the role and Practioner Level as soon as practically possible (dependent on course dates).

• A willingness to undertake further training and CPD related to the role.

Desirable

• A recognised Commercial related professional qualification

Security Clearance: SC & Sole British MANDATORY

The Estates Contract Manager is to lead the management of the Estates Business Support Services contracts, on behalf of the Estates Contract Management Leader, ensuring proactive monitoring, control and management of all activities necessary to ensure a contractor delivers the goods, works or services required by the ‘customer’, as defined in the Contracts.

Lead the contract management of the BSS contract providers to ensure their delivery is in accordance with the contract terms and Dstl business requirements. Supporting the Estates Contract Management Leader in the smooth running of day-to-day service delivery, managing and resolving escalated issues, Translating customer requirements and providing long term Technical Planning and advice. Lead the Governance, Risk Management, Change Management and Stakeholder Engagement requirements, to ensure that services represent value for money and are in accordance with the contract. Ensure through participating in assurance checks, auditing and monitoring of KPIs the BSS contractor is effective in delivering Dstl requirements.

• Collaborate with the BSS providers to ensure their delivery is in accordance with the contract.

• Support and deputise for the Estates Contract Management Leader in the smooth running of day-to-day service delivery, managing and resolving escalated issues.

• Support and deputise for the Estates Contract Management Leader in the oversight of service providers ensuring that services represent value for money and are in accordance with the contract.

• Ensure through participating in assurance checks, auditing and monitoring of KPIs the BSS contractors are effective in delivering requirements.

• Use effective marketing and communications across the business to ensure wider knowledge and use of BSS capabilities.

• Identify and inform using technical knowledge in relation to managing the process for resolution of contributing events including Defects, Early Warning Notices and Compensation Events where applicable to ensure that services represent value for money and are in accordance with the contracts.

• Actively participate in networking with other Contract Management professionals inside and outside government, and share good practice and learning.

• Undertake reviews and provide technical input to support the development of the Estates Strategy and wider Dstl policy.

• Identify achievements, risks and issues associated with the delivery of the BSS service contracts, ensuring that these are logged and reviewed on a regular basis. Those that cannot be mitigated are escalated for resolution to the Estates Contract Management Leader.

• Establish and maintain collaborative supplier relationships to drive customer experience in line with the Operations Division Strategic Focus – Understanding Our Customers.

Are there any professional qualifications essential for this role?

Essential

• Government Commercial Function, Contract Management Practioner Level. If not already held, the Foundation Level should be passed within 1 month of commencing the role and Practioner Level as soon as practically possible (dependent on course dates).

• A willingness to undertake further training and CPD related to the role.

Desirable

• A recognised Commercial related professional qualification

  • Quote ref: 990034/46421

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