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I.T Contracts Manager

  • Job reference: 929466
  • Location: South East England
  • Salary: GBP45000 - GBP54000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Commercial Management, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 16/01/2020

About the Department

What is the Role?

Reporting to the IT Senior Contract Manager, you will be responsible for the commercial management and administration of contracts to ensure successful delivery in accordance with all internal policies and procedures such as the Procurement Manual, Commercial Manual and the LCP Governance Framework Manual. You will act as a Commercial advisory to leaders of IT Programmes and projects, facilitate relationships with Suppliers and manage their contractual delivery to ensure the successful outcome across a portfolio of Programmes and Projects. You will also support the delivery of IT and Procurement departmental KPIs and objectives such as savings in total cost of ownership, value engineering and safety & sustainability performance.

What do I need?

With an awareness of the commercial impact of decisions and the implications on procurement processes, you will have knowledge & experience of contract structure and documentation. Knowledge of UK Utilities Contracts Regulations is preferred. In addition, you will be degree educated (or equivalent) to a recognised appropriate professional body, IACCM qualified is desirable but not essential.

Experience managing a portfolio of 3rd party related spend of £10m or more and individual contract values of £2M+ per annum along with experience using procurement related systems (e.g. Oracle, Emptoris) you will have confidence to challenge the norm and think creatively. Tactful and diplomatic you must have the ability to interact effectively at all levels of the client and with Vendors, both individually and as part of a team. With strong communication and negotiation skills, you should demonstrate the ability to influence and motivate others.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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