Role details

Contract Manager

City of London   •   £40,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Role at a large Multi-National FS group
  • Reports to Supplier Relationship Manager, with great developmental opportunities

About Our Client

This International financial services group has significant global operations, providing protection and savings opportunities to customers and social and economic benefits communities

They have a Central London location and are looking to bring on board a contract manager to join their procurement function.

Job Description

Key Functions Include

- Management of suppliers, ensuring contractual commitments are honoured and service standards are being maintained.

- Management of contract-related issues by developing collaborative relationship with Facilities Managers and business units.

- Reporting on supplier performance.

- Escalation point for service issues.

- Working with suppliers to develop continuous improvement plans for each contract.

Key Tasks and Areas of Responsibility

- Supporting the Supplier Relationship Manager with managing supplier relationships.

- Providing visibility, decision support and controls required to understand and provide effective governance of key supplier contracts.

- Monitoring the contract schedule, buildings contract database.

- Operating an effective contract management framework, including compliance with appropriate policies, processes and procedures

- Overseeing the enforcement of defined policies, processes and procedures, to establish practice that encourages compliance by both business units and suppliers.

- Acting as the escalation point for service delivery and operational issues relating to the contract.

- Working effectively with Corporate Property's business units to identify and address both contract delivery requirements and issues.

- Working with suppliers to develop performance reports, identifying trends in performance and generating ideas for innovation in the way that the services are provided.

The Successful Applicant

Person Specification

- Strong emotional intelligence.

- Ability to influence.

- Strong stakeholder management.

- Strong problem solving.

- Understands and appreciates the importance of using discretion.

- Confident, assertive and capable of challenge.

- Capable of creating strong industry networks.

- Facilitator and team player.

- Copes with ambiguity.

- Capable of innovation / creating creative solutions.

What's on Offer

- Brilliant opportunity to join a large Global blue chip organisation.

- Easily accessible Central London location.

- Opportunity to travel.

- Very competitive salary and package.

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