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My client is looking for a contracts manager to work on repair and maintenance contracts within the water industry in the midlands on a permanent staff basis.
I'm currently looking for a Contract manager to manage contracts for water delivery repair and maintenance schemes and also manage and develop a contracts team.
You'll oversee and manage a portfolio of high profile contracts, acting as the point of contact for stakeholders on contractual matters, ensuring timely review and approval/reconciliation of variations. Being comfortable and confident with managing stakeholders from an operational level up to board level is essential for this role.
On top of this, you'll also need to work closely with various teams across the business, especially the procurement team, taking a collaborative approach. Providing contract support to both direct and contract staff, you'll advise on contracts and incentive mechanisms, payment and authorisation processes.
Working with managers the business, you'll develop and implement the strategic direction for supplier performance, terms compliance and cost management. This role would be perfect for someone who has had extensive experience with contracts and framework agreements. You'll need to have strong negotiating, influencing, and communications skills and the ability to identify commercial opportunities.
While we need someone who is commercial, it is essential to note that we also want someone who can understand situations from an operational level as well. This means that you'll need to frequently attend local operational meetings across the operating region to make sure the contract is delivering to internal customer expectations.
You'll need to manage a team of 3 so it would be helpful if you've had team management experience before, providing leadership, undertaking individual performance reviews, team meetings and 1-2-1s. The client believes in internal development which is why they are keen to put you through the CIPs and or NEC3/4 course.
As a Contract Manager, Water Distribution Repair & Maintenance Services, you will have:
- Experience of NEC type contracts and framework agreements
- Exceptional stakeholder management skills at all levels with strong negotiating, influencing and communication skills
- Background in Utilities repair and maintenance, Wastewater or Civil Engineering Contracts
- Strong problem solving skills and analytical skills using 7S and other problem solving tools
- Ability to understand financial and contract performance data
- Ability to identify commercial and new value opportunities
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