Contract Manager

We are looking to recruit a commercially minded Contract Manager to lead in a regulated local authority environment. You will lead and motivate the team and develop them to manage resources to deliver an effective and efficient business operation which will achieve the budgeted financial results and deliver a performance that consistently exceeds the service levels and KPI standards agreed with the client. Customer service is key to the success of this account and the Contract Manager must ensure that all team members are focused on delivering consistently excellent levels of service to all stakeholders, in particular members of the public.

We are looking for an experienced Contract Manager that will engage in stakeholder and operations management, you will be commercially astute, with the ability to provide dynamic and inspirational leadership in a challenging environment.

What you'll do:
Budgeting and cost control
Operational Management
Managing people
Health & Safety
Client relationship building
Account Management and business development

What you'll bring:
Proven multi-disciplinary experience in operational, contract, commercial and project management 2 years minimum contract management experience in a client facing role
Experienced in setting and managing budgets and KPIs performance
Strong leadership and people management skills; able to challenge, coach, motivate and train staff to produce positive results
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at individual, team and group level and equally comfortable and effective in communicating with front line staff, managers, directors and members of the public
Excellent relationship management skills and able to build, develop and maintain positive working relationships with clients, suppliers and internal support services
A self-starter with excellent problem solving skills and a focus upon continuous improvement and can effectively operate with the minimum of supervision and direction
Ability to prioritise and manage high level tasks and directives which may conflict each other
Able to produce informative and concise reports and make effective oral and written presentations

What we'll offer you:
£32,000 per annum
40 hours per week

25 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays
Pension Scheme
Training and Development
Employee Discount Scheme