Contracts Manager

Birmingham Permanent £62,000 - £62,000 per year
  • Flexible Working
  • Competitive Salary

About Our Client

A Not for Profit Organisation in Birmingham.

Job Description

  • Line management of 1x Contracts Officer
  • Responsible for the designing and improving organisation wide Contract Management (CM) Policies, Procedures and Framework.
  • Design, promote and deliver company wide training courses in Contract Management and supplier due diligence.
  • Proactively work with contract managers and monitor contract manager performance (e.g., imposing and monitoring performance plans, performance reporting)
  • Work with Internal Audit to ensure a robust audit schedule is in place to test contract management compliance.
  • Ensuring the organisation's contracts register is up to date and managed accordingly and available to the business.
  • Ensure and manage contract signing processes, contract change requests, variations and extensions are carried out using the organisation's Governance Framework.
  • Develop, manage and maintain supplier contract templates and train on use.
  • Responsible for supplier on boarding and due diligence of all business suppliers, and creation of an ongoing monitoring programme.
  • Design and deliver supplier due diligence and selection training across the business.
  • Broker greater working relationships between Exec and the top tier and critical supply chain and develop our supplier relationship Policy and approach.
  • Develop metrics and reports to ensure key stakeholders, Executive Board and Directors Group are kept advised on contract performance
  • Carry out spend analysis and monitoring of supplier spend against agreed contract values and supplier set up values.
  • Ensure latest legislative and regulatory requirements are applied with respect to our contracts and due diligence processes.

The Successful Applicant

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience within the supply chain/procurement field
  • Knowledge of commercial/contract law and terms and conditions of Contract is essential
  • Proficiency of e-tendering/e-contracting systems essential
  • Demonstrable experience managing supplier relationships and/or contracts
  • Demonstrable experience of Governance and Public sector procurement legislation
  • Demonstrates strong expert skills and capabilities in Contract Management principles, supplier due diligence and procurement

What's on Offer

  • 8% matched pension
  • 25 days leave, rising to 30 days leave
  • Medicash
  • Tusker
  • Retail discounts
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Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
Not For Profit
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