Contracts Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£42,219 to £54,984 plus £3,216 location allowance.
29 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £42,219 to £54,984 plus £3,216 location allowance. You will receive £42,219 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £54,984 will be via incremental progression.

Make sure the Met has crucial Forensic Services

Forensic Services (FS) can make or break a case – which is why they need to be of the highest standard. As a Contract Manager, you'll advise Forensics Staff on all contract arrangements, handle contracts for outside Forensic analytical services, ensuring that our partners perform at their best and provide value for money. It’s your chance to work with our in-house Forensic experts and create an outstanding service – one that serves London well and brings offenders to justice.

In this highly rewarding role, you’ll manage a number of Forensic Services contracts for various areas of FS. You will be based in the same building as our FS laboratories and work directly with scientists and experts in the field. With their support, you’ll handle all the legalities, service requirements and KPIs that come with FS contracts. You’ll also build relationships with partners, ensuring that issues are quickly solved and services well co-ordinated. With internal and external stakeholders, there’s no doubt it’s demanding work. However, it’s also fascinating – you’ll get a rare insight into the Met’s first-class Forensic Services.

MCIPS-qualified, you’ll have solid experience in contracts, supply management or procurement. So you know how to implement contract management strategies and deliver value for money. You’ll also know all about contract law, the procurement lifecycle and general procurement processes. Ideally, you’ve used these talents to provide commercial supply chain solutions for the Met before. Either way, you’ll have great communication skills and a gift for forging relationships. Good with suppliers and senior managers, you’ll can deal with stakeholders, issues and performance.

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Completed applications must be returned by Tuesday 19th September 2017..

Please note we are only able to review the first 50 applications received.

We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

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