Contract Management Officer - INTERNAL

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Growth & Regeneration
Economy & Skills
Huddersfield and surrounding areas
10 - 11
£31,346 - £36,922

This job is internally restricted. To apply for this job you must be an employee of the Council for the duration of the recruitment process – up to and including the start date. You must also be a substantive employee (or an employee with 12 months continuous service or more) of the Council or an Apprentice. Please note that if you work for an Academy you are not an employee of the Council.

The post is based within the Public Private Partnerships Team (PPP).

In this job you will be instrumental in providing a programme of consultation with key stakeholders and end users to ensure a coordinated, proactive approach to contract management across all areas of the Council. You will represent the Council, ensuring that delivery, monitoring and administration of contracts is both effective and compliant, ensuring value for money for the Council and end users.

As a Contract Management Officer, you will have a professional and tactful attitude to often conflicting demands of stakeholders and sensitive consideration of their issues will mean you are able to negotiate effectively with operational, contractual and efficiency considerations in mind.

Your attention to detail will support you to ensure that contracts are effectively monitored and that any variations are properly administered, recorded and authorised following detailed specifications. Your technical contracts knowledge and understanding of the operating environment will mean you see opportunities for potential savings in delivery and procurement of contracts.

You will ensure budgetary targets are met through adoption of effective budget monitoring, management and payment systems. Pass reports to the Finance Unit to ensure the agreed payments are dispatched within the required timescales, keeping accurate records and to advise and charge schools specific costs incurred as a result of variations not part of the main Contract.

31 January 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
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