Main Duties and Responsibilities: Essential duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Understanding existing contractual relationships becoming familiar with master agreements and associated schedules
Crafting appropriate contract change notes and supervising their progress to signature
Liaising with areas of the business affecting by contract changes
Monitoring legislation and assessing its impact on existing contracts in place
Writing, evaluating, negotiating and executing various contracts with key subcontractors and suppliers into the master agreements, covering a range of transactions
Liaising with external legal representation when required
Creating and maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers
Facilitating regular contract and commercial review updates presenting pending CCN positions, changes in law, commercial impacts
Maintaining master obligation matrixes and reporting on same
Communicating and presenting information to stakeholders regarding contracts
Monitoring contracts and moving forward with close-out, extension or renewal of contracts
Problem-solving contract-related issues
Please note that this job description is subject to ongoing review as new demands and best working practises are considered, agreed and implemented.
Experience and skills:
Previous experience within a Contracts manager role
Previous experience working as a Contract Manager on multi £m contacts
Effective communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
Exceptional attention to detail, and talent for accuracy and precision
Deep understanding of contracts, contract governance, contractual language and the contract lifecycle
Critical thinking skills and the ability to research and understand legal and financial implications
Superior reading, writing and language skills
Excellent understanding of the business or industry, its services, customers and providers
Previous experience working within the IT industry
Exposure to public sector contract regulations
Experience within NHS sector and management of OJEU framework contracts
Articulate and a clear communicator
Excellent negotiating skills
Be a customer advocate
Have the ability to converse technical terms and definitions to non-technical personnel
Meticulous with excellent attention to detail
Able to multitask and handle large amounts of complex information
Ability to work independently and take decisions where necessary.
Successful delivery against commitments and deadlines.
Promotes and supports standardisation and continuous improvement
Training Internal training on products and services will be provided. However, staff are expected to consistently keep abreast of new developments, which would impact on their areas of responsibility. Personal training in relation to this job description will be given as part of the company’s overall personnel development program.
Conditions of Employment Salary: The salary and benefits for this position will be determined according to the experience of the person appointed.
General Guidance: The nominal working week is 37.5 hours, although a degree of flexibility is both offered and expected. In specific circumstances there may be a requirement to work additional hours. Annual holidays are 24 days plus 7 statutory holidays.
Applicants are advised that Security Clearance or Access NI Basic Disclosure will be requested to assist with the decision making process. Disclosure information will not be used unfairly and criminal records will not necessarily prevent you from being successful in your application. A copy of Novosco’s policy on ‘The Recruitment of Ex-offenders’ and ‘The Secure Handling, Use, Storage and Retention of Disclosure Information’ is available to all applicants on request
Novosco Ltd operates a Non Smoking Policy.
Novosco Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Kids are the future, go spend time with them.
We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.
Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.