Contract Manager (London Based)

Band 8A
12 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
Non CIPS member

The networks of contractual relationships between the Ambulance Radio Programme and its Suppliers have become increasingly complex. To keep pace with fast-developing contractual arrangements, the Ambulance Radio Programme is seeking to recruit a second Contract Manager to oversee the consistent management of Supplier Contracts, in line with applicable Best Practice Processes, and Contract Management Standards.

The Contract Manager’s function is to ensure consistent management and oversight of contract management processes, including Finalising the Contract, Start Up and Transition, Performance Management, Contract Administration, Relationship Management, through to Exit and Re-procurement and Close Down.

The Contract Manager’s role requires close collaboration with various external Stakeholders, Government Departments, and Ambulance Trusts. In addition, key internal relationships include teams comprising Programme/Project Management, Implementation, User Representation, In-Life Service Delivery, PMO, Finance, and Legal.

Main responsibilities:

  • Rapidly gain a detailed understanding of Complex Contractual Arrangements and Documentation.  Maintain understanding as Changes to the Contract are agreed.
  • Comply with Department of Health processes relating to maintaining the Contract register; develop contract management plans; deliverables, obligations, milestones; Change Control Log; Risks, Issues, Assumptions and Dependencies; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR); and Benefits Review.
  • Set up and maintain the administrative arrangements for effective and efficient contract management, including stakeholder communication, governance, performance monitoring arrangements, payments and file/records management.

Additional salary information:

The position offers a Higher Cost Area Supplement of 20% of the basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £4,158, and a maximum payment of £6,405, on top of the stated salary range of 8A.