Contract Support Manager FTC

Full Time | United Kingdom, | 4 months
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Job Summary

Full Time
£49000 - £54000 pa
United Kingdom
Harvey Nash Plc

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Job Description

Harvey Nash's client are looking for a Contract Support Manager on a fixed term contract for a minimum 12 months. The Contract Support Manager is responsible for the effective day to day control of the contracts support function. Specific Tasks: * Manage the successful delivery of an efficient and effective contracts support, ensuring compliance with Council Contract Standing Orders, legislation and financial regulations. * Ensure advice is provided to senior managers and elected members on procurement issues affecting Enterprise and Communities and prepare committee and other reports relating to areas of responsibility. * Ensure all works programmes, administrative functions and contract management activity (including procurement and financial monitoring) within Enterprise and Communities comply with the required standards. * Provide advice and assistance on procuring resources required to meet programme deadlines throughout Enterprise and Communities. * Contribute to research, development and production of corporate procurement strategies taking account of best practice, council policies, and procurement legislation to meet changes in the procurement environment. * Contribute to the review and revision of tasks and rates for work issued to the council's partners to ensure value for money. * Manage all aspects of the procurement activities and preparation of contract documentation and participate with managers in the procurement of works at the end of existing partnership arrangements. * Ensure arrangements are in place to monitor, control and report on progress, performance and cost effectiveness of each individual project and associated resources. Monitor and report on overall programme and financial activity, ensuring that all agreed statutory and key performance indicators are achieved, whilst maximising client satisfaction. * Manage, monitor, produce, update and report on all financial and contract planning activities utilising appropriate software in conjunction with the senior management team. * Contribute to the development of plans to improve service delivery, ensure value for money, develop new policy and procedures to improve the operation of the service and identify priorities to inform future capital programmes. * Support capacity building, including devising, delivering and managing training for staff to ensure procurement skills are enhanced throughout the service. This job outline is intended to indicate the broad range of responsibilities and requirements of the post. It is neither exhaustive nor exclusive but, while some variation can be expected in particular duties, the outline is considered to provide a reasonable general description of the post. If this is of interest please send across your CV in the first instance or contact Cameron Gunn for more information.

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