Contract Manager

West Sussex
£65-74k + bonus
20 Feb 2019
22 Mar 2019
Specialist Area
Contracts Manager, Operations
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity to help shape Contract Management within a major utilities organisation…  

This Contract Manager role is instrumental in elevating Contract Management across the organisation, through the development of a scalable contract management practice which can be consistently applied to ensure suppliers are being held accountable for their contractual obligations.  

In addition, the Contract Manager shall provide specialist post award contract management expertise  


  • Develop a contract management best practice framework, processes, procedures tools and templates which drive a consistency and standardised output across Contract Managers and ensure continuous improvement

  • Engage with Category Managers, Commercial Managers and Supplier Relationship Managers and other key stakeholders to support the development of best practice framework, processes, procedures tools and templates to ensure they are fit for purpose and achieve the required outcomes

  • Provide ongoing advice and guidance, as required, to support business directorates and functional contract to deploy contract management frameworks and associated; policies, procedures, tools and templates within their area

  • Establish and maintain a contract manager community of practice, to ensure regular sharing of best practices and support the further development of the contract management framework, policies and procedures

  • Collaboratively work with Category Managers, Commercial Managers and Supplier Relationship Managers to ensure; contract management is considered in the development, execution and implementation of Category, Sourcing and Commercial Strategies and that post contract award lessons learnt are captured in the further development and iteration of contract management frameworks

  • Development, implementation and ongoing management of a robust monitoring process to track framework adherence across the organisation and use insights to identify further improvement opportunities

  • Support the Head of Supplier & Contract Management in the development of a contract management target operating model to ensure clarity in regards to accountabilities.

Key skills/knowledge/qualifications/experience:

  • Demonstrated evidence of experience in contract management – track record in contract management, procurement or legal

  • Recognised as a Contract Management professional and experience in implementing contract management

  • Experience in working within a complex stakeholder environment with a demonstrated skill in managing and influencing stakeholders

  • Analytical and logical, able to think and work in a structured pattern to achieve results.

  • Positive working attitude, self-motivated, and result-oriented

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership across virtual teams

  • Degree qualified or equivalent

  • Desirable: Relevant professional qualification – e.g. IACCM, CIPS

  • Desirable: experience of OJEU and/or Utilities Contract Regulations

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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