Corporate Contract Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £36300 - £45375 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Job Title: Corporate Contract Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £36,300-£45,375 per annum plus benefits

A leading client in the Rail Industry is recruiting for a Corporate Contract Manager to work on a permanent basis, based in Birmingham.

Job Description

As a Contract Manager you will provide contract management across the corporate contracts portfolio. The client has a growing portfolio of contracts, including both standard government forms and NEC3 contracts.
About the role:

Manage a portfolio of corporate contracts up to a combined value of £60M
Manage the progress of change requests through the company's governance structure, systems, processes and in association with other functions;
Proactively monitors and mitigates risks associated with their contract portfolio
Liaise with stakeholders with respect to the progress, spend and performance reporting of contracts, imposing and monitoring performance plans and Early Warnings where applicable
Managing formal disputes
Undertake compliance checks against contracts
Work to achieve value for money at each stage of the contract
Produce and work against contract management plans for each contract
Monitor contract performance and administer service credits and warranty payments where applicable
Manage the workload of an Assistant Contract Manager
Review financial standing of suppliers on an ongoing basis, and manage any resulting actions.

About You:
Experience of corporate contract management
Ability to lead stakeholders through contract change request processes
Ability to manage contract risk and strong understanding of different forms of contract and risk allocation
Knowledge of working with or for publicly funded bodies including central government departments
Knowledge of contract types, contract management processes and contract performance reporting methodologies
Working knowledge of procurement lifecycles and stages
Experience monitoring performance and compliance of suppliers and contracts
Experience with a good range of programmes and software (Excel, SAP, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Project, CEMAR)
Experience of managing a team including Assistant Contract Managers or Contract Administrators.