Contract Manager (Apprenticeships, Training, Education) HULL66847

Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Up to £35,000
29 Jun 2018
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client aspires to be a fantastic place to work. Attracting professionals who are innovative, adaptable and committed. They are a locally based training provider with a national reach, delivering quality employer and learner responsive training and skills solutions, striving to achieve the highest standards for learners and employers.

An exciting opportunity is now available to work within the business as a Contract Manager. The successful candidate will support the Head of Apprenticeships in the delivery of apprenticeships within their partner organisations; taking ownership for developing key stakeholder relationships with the partners, employer providers employers and referral organisations to maximise opportunities for the Apprenticeship Business Services offer for the group.

With full responsibility for contract performance, compliance and quality, you will lead the on-boarding process of all delivery partners, ensuring all due diligence processes are completed; developing strategies to deal with operational issues and contract challenges in order to ensure that the contract meets its financial obligations. 

Candidates for this role must have recent and relevant experience of Contract Management and of managing a large team and subcontractors, including the use of performance management strategies and improvement plans.  With an understanding of SFA and ESF funding / knowledge of government funded programmes and strong stakeholder relationships skills, you must have previous experience of project planning, implementation and review and a good standard of education.

This role requires flexibility, personal drive and a commitment to exceeding contractual targets as well as the ability to produce comprehensive reports and statistical analysis of operational activity.

Our client is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All colleagues are expected to contribute to the delivery of their safeguarding strategy and values. In addition, these posts require the colleague to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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.