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Contracts Manager - Highways Management (5231156)
|Job type||Contract Rolling|
The post holder will lead a group to manage contracts and delivery operational plans within the service area to fit with broader functional and Council strategy. They will represent and deputise for the service manager in high-level negotiations
Key skills required for this role
Highway Contracts Manager
Highways Contract Manager
- Maintenance of their existing assets
- Managing schemes
- Someone who's able to monitor and administer the contract (costs, issues that arise, ensure the correct process for raising issues is followed, monitoring and managing PIs and the budget.
- Someone who's got an expertise within contract managing
- 6 months initial contract - would like to get someone in the post PERM at some point.
- The post holder will lead a group to manage contracts and delivery operational plans within the service area to fit with broader functional and Council strategy. They will represent and deputise for the service manager in high-level negotiations .
- To be the Council's representative in negotiations with contractors and will be accountable for the overall quality and professionalism of highways contracts service delivery.
- The work will involve interpreting complex data and legal and contractual requirements to manage and assess contractor's performance
- The post holder will lead in the identification of internal and external customer needs and trends, generating original ideas to drive innovation and efficiencies
- To manage and lead in securing the continuous development, improvement, efficiency and success of the department as a whole.
Knowledge and Qualifications:
- A degree or higher level qualification (HNC, HND, MSc), in a transportation, civil engineering, construction or legal discipline and extensive relevant professional experience.
- Preferably an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer or member of other relevant professional institution either specific to, or associated with, contract management, e.g. procurement & supply, quantity surveying.
- Evidence of wide-ranging continued professional development, with emphasis on contract and project management.
- Evidence of knowledge of NEC4 Engineering contract principles Public sector knowledge demonstrated by a high level of understanding of national and local policy contexts, legislative frameworks and current issues.
- Knowledge of Construction, Design & Management (CDM) regulations
- Knowledge of network management (NRWSA), permitting systems and the framework of the Traffic Management Act.