Service Contracts Manager (Procurement, Purchasing) BLUS60188

Location
Dover, Kent
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
13 Mar 2018
Ref
BLUS60188
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

With millions of passengers, cars, trucks, motorcycles and coaches passing through on cross-Channel ferries each year, it's no wonder our Client is known as the 'Gateway to Europe'.  Their award-winning cruise port, the second busiest in the UK, hosts some of the world’s most prestigious cruise lines. Their portfolio is diverse other successful business include a cargo terminal, award winning marina and several niche activities. 

This is truly an exciting time to be part of their growing organisation. The Dover Western Docks Revival Project, the single biggest investment undertaken by the Port, will create a purpose-built cargo and logistics facility at the Port, which currently handles up to £119 billion of UK trade each year.

They now have an exciting opportunity for a Service Contracts Manager to join the Contracts and Procurement team. Within this role you will provide first class procurement and delivery, focussing on the administration and commercial service contracts.

As the Service Contracts Manager you will also contribute to the strategic and operational development of the Port’s contract processing activates and will work closely with the Head of Contracts & Procurement, as well as Operations. Being responsible for the procurement and tendering of new and existing contracts, you will monitor compliance with contractual obligations and focus on the delivery of maximising value through contract arrangements.

They are looking for someone who has contract awareness, including NEW, JCT and ICE. With experience in drafting of tender and contract documentation as well as in tendering and scope preparation, you will have a demonstrable track record in managing service contract delivery.

In return, our Client can offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday, a generous contributory pension scheme and a discretionary bonus scheme.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.