Contract Manager

British Red Cross

Contract Manager
Location: Flexible (There will be a requirement to work from either our London or our Paisley office on a regular basis)
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £50,000 per annum (plus inner London weighting allowance of £3,344 if applicable)

Would you relish the opportunity to work for one of the UK’s largest humanitarian organisations?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Contract Manager to join our corporate procurement team here at the British Red Cross.

What you’ll be doing …

This is a fantastic new opportunity for someone who can use their knowledge and understanding of contract management to shape a clear strategy for the defined elements of all BRC procurement categories. Our Contract Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the requirements of our contractual obligations, Procurement policy, and business unit objectives are met and fit for purpose.

You’ll develop a central contract management procedure and system to provide guidance and support to stakeholders and manage contracts. This will be wide reaching and will include the financial monitoring and control of contracts, ensuring Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality compliance is maintained and that organisational procedures and objectives are achieved.

This role could be for you if you’re able to….

Develop and implement contract management strategy, policy and procedures, system, working with stakeholders across all business units, finance, legal, health and safety and other relevant departments.
Take ownership of the British Red Cross major contracts and manage in accordance with company policies.
Provide training and guidance to all business units to ensure, managing contracts effectively and efficiently, consistency of practice across all services, reducing non-compliance and mitigating organisational risks.
Ensure the organization’s internal contract documents are accurate and well maintained.
Provide support and advice on new potential businesses opportunities and Identify opportunities to improve business processes and devise plans to implement these changes.
Take responsibility for the design, tracking and reporting of performance measures against agreed KPI and SLAs, as well as any action plans or escalations, as required, made available to management, stakeholders, and the wider organisation.
Advanced CIPS Diploma or equivalent education is desirable but not essential.

A full person specification and job description is available as a download in the “Role Profile / Job Description” link.

The closing date for the role is 23.59 hours on 6th June 2023.

Please note that early application is encouraged, as we’ll be reviewing applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert in advance of the advertised closing date.

Need help completing your application or supporting statement? Please read our useful “Candidate Application Guidance” document in the “Additional Information” link.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
Up to 6% contributory pension
Discounts from a range of online and high street retailers

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