Contract & Supplier Relationship Manager

Camborne, Cornwall
£25,266 - £32,234
13 Jul 2021
09 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract & Supplier Relationship Manager

Location: Camborne - Fire HQ Tolvaddon, Pool, United Kingdom

Salary: £25,266 - £32,234

Reference: 21000102

The post holder will operate within the Engineering Workshops team of Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service. They will have a particular focus on supporting the Assets Manager to deliver on contracts savings and to operate with the Commercial Service Operating model to deliver best value.

They will be required to provide professional support and advice ensuring that all commercial issues/contractual changes are negotiated effectively, that the contracts are delivered within the specified level of performance and that key risks such as safeguarding and data protection are adequately addressed.

These contracts will involve, in some cases, the renewal of existing services and the ability to challenge the suppliers to enable the best deliverable results. Building on good supplier relationship and monitoring of contracts is key to the role. The post holder will assist the Operational Asset Review Board with new procurements through various frameworks, providing professional advice and then delivering and maintaining the supplier relationships, once the procurement is in place.

The post holder will need to demonstrate tenacity, drive, commercial acumen and sound negotiation skills. Achieved or working towards professional qualifications such as MCIPS or IACCM Senior Practitioner or equivalent.

A demonstrable track record of managing contracts in a large dynamic, fast moving, complex, business critical environment. Be able to identify and deliver ongoing efficiencies and service improvements.

The interview process will involve a presentation (TBC) and structured interview.

Closing Date: 9th August 2021

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