Up to £33.62 per hour
8 months ago
Job Description This is a Contract Manager position. Responsible for managing sub contracts in support of the build programme. In particular, managing the commercial, schedule/manufacturing and quality aspects of the supplier, this includes influencing all cross-functional activity as well as holding the build programme to account for their obligations. Responsibilities Responsible for negotiating initial contracts with suppliers and also the ongoing variation and amendments to the contract. Responsible for developing the appropriate contractual terms with suppliers to balance risk mitigation with cost efficacy and thereafter managing the internal processes to ensure that the amendments are incorporated. Responsible for overseeing that their contracts are delivered to cost and schedule, either directly or through their team. Responsible for overseeing that all requirements of the sub-contracts placed with suppliers are met Responsible for the financial performance and risk management of their project scope Management of a multi-disciplinary team in a project environment Manage and support Customer / Stakeholder groups through reviews and progress meetings Deliver regular briefs at a senior level for the project Provide regular plan / schedule updates including earned value monitoring, estimates to completion and preparation of inputs to Control Account Manager (CAM) and Contract Status Report (CSR) reviews Control and monitor assigned projects so that they are delivered to agreed time, budget and quality, regularly reviewing and reporting on progress against plan. Provide advice and recommendations to senior programme managers and directors to support decisions Negotiating and agreeing tight and commercially bound contractual terms at the outset of programmes Day to day management of contracts and the successful close out of said contracts Skills & Experience Strong and demonstrable experience working in a Procurement Sub-Contracts Manager role or with a role that has similar responsibilities Experience working on large scale and highly technical and complex projects and managing supplier relationships and performance throughout the whole lifecycle of any given project. Strong experience sourcing, negotiating and drafting contracts to bring on board new sub-contract and/or production suppliers or to amend/update contracts with existing suppliers as required to meet project demands. Knowledge and practitioner of Project Management principles processes and practice Outstanding communication skills with the ability to naturally engage and communicate effectively with suppliers, stakeholders, management and wider project teams. An organised and effective approach needs to be demonstrated in being able to manage suppliers against project mile stones and ensure on-time delivery at all times. Commercial, contractual and legal acumen in relation to supply chain activities.
Data analysis, cost control, planning and budgeting. Risk & Opportunity Management Commercial, Claims Management and dispute resolution
To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.