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Contract Manager

Experienced Contract Manager required by this dynamic and growing organisation based in Bedfordshire

Your new company

Experienced Contract Manager required by this dynamic and growing organisation based in Bedfordshire

Your new role

You will take responsibility for:

  • Maintain an engaging approach from the Contract Management function to the business
  • Conduct efficiency reviews to ensure value for money
  • Drive efficiencies through effective contract management throughout the business including expenditure monitoring and contract closure
  • Add input from contracts "lessons learnt" prior to tendering to create more efficient tenders
  • Work in partnership with operational budget holders and manage significant strategic contracting activity, utilising the current procurement procedure rules
  • Work with the business and negotiate contractual arrangements with suppliers to ensure that value for money is optimised across all categories of expenditure (opex and capex)
  • Work with the business managers to develop kpi's, support the business managers in its endeavours to monitor supplier's performance in line with the specific KPIs, contractual obligations and SLAs
  • Support the process for quotes and OJEU tenders through the electronic tendering portal

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience of conducting contract management using best practice, sourcing and managing large tenders
  • Understanding of OJEU tender process and able to carry out tenders via OJEU
  • Membership of CIPS or working towards
  • Track record of achieving significant cost savings in a similar sized business and, of negotiating with suppliers

What you'll get in return
Salary up to £40,000

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Job Type
Industry Sector
£35000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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