Contracts Manager - Times 100 Employer

30000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual + DOE Plus Benefits
27 Jul 2018
24 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Contracts Manager - Times 100 Employer

About Us

GWE Business West believes in South-West business and commerce. Our dream is to forge a region that is rich in culture, devoid of inequality and poverty and thrives commercially. We are a business forum bringing together 21,000 businesses and helping them take advantage of opportunities and address problems.

We are now seeking a Contracts Manager to support publicly funded contracts and maximise their delivery.

Your Rewards

- Salary of GBP30,000 - GBP36,000 DOE
- Pension
- Health cash plan
- Opportunity to buy additional leave (after 12 months')
- Long service awards

This is the ideal role for a contract professional from a public-funding background to advance their career with the leading business-focused organisation in the South-West.

Joining this people-focused business that understands success comes from having the right people on-board, you will discover excellent on-the-job training, a great set of benefits and a superb, flexible working environment.

Working within beautiful buildings and grounds, you will join diverse teams with in-depth expertise and will learn as much from us as we will from you.

Your Role

As the Contracts Manager, you will play a key role in the delivery of publicly funded contracts for us.

Specifically, you will monitor, control and maintain the contract process, maximising its efficiency and operational delivery and ensuring the contracts process is aligned with the wider business strategy and purpose.

Your activities will include:

- Developing and maintaining contract management systems and processes
- Ensuring activities are captured, collated and reported to ensure all stakeholders are kept up-to-date
- Keeping abreast of contract management developments and changes in funding
- Supporting the evaluation of opportunities
- Establishing systems and processes that enable funding to be fully drawn down for auditing purposes
- Line managing contracts staff
- Providing reports and staff briefings on contract progress

About You

To be considered as the Contract Manager, you will need:

- Experience of publicly-funded contract management system approaches, the use of management information systems and databases and the dissemination of performance data to internal and external stakeholders
- Experience of running public procurement projects, including the construction of contracts and other legal agreements
- To be a leader with great motivational skills
- Operational and strategic level experience
- Plenty of initiative, team working skills and a professional approach

Other organisations may call this role Contract Manager, Public Sector Contracts Manager, Contracts and Proposals Manager, Public Sector Contracts Manager, or Commercial Contracts Manager.

Webrecruit and GWE Business West are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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