Contract Manager

KF Consulting
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
15 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Contract Manager £35-40k Walsall/Wolverhampton A leading services company is looking to recruit a commercially minded operations or contract manager to be lead in a regulated local authority setting. You will lead and motivate the team and develop them to manage resources to deliver an effective and efficient business operation which will achieve the budgeted financial results and deliver a performance that consistently exceeds the service levels and KPI standards agreed with the client. Customer service is key to the success of this account and the Contract Manager must ensure that all team members are focused on delivering consistently excellent levels of service to all stakeholders, in particular members of the public. We are looking for an experienced manager you will engage in stakeholder and operations management, you will be commercially astute, with the ability to provide dynamic and inspirational leadership in a challenging local authority environment. This is a diverse role and you will need to demonstrate experience in the following key areas: Budgeting and cost control Operational Management Managing people Health & Safety Client relationship building Account Management and business development Key Skills/Duties Proven multi-disciplinary experience in operational, contract, commercial and project management and management exposure in a client facing role - minimum of 2 years contract management experience. Experienced in setting and managing budgets and KPIs performance. Strong leadership and people management skills; able to challenge, coach, motivate and train staff to produce positive results. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at individual, team and group level and equally comfortable and effective in communicating with front line staff, managers, directors and members of the public. Excellent relationship management skills and able to build, develop and maintain positive working relationships with clients, suppliers and internal support services. A self-starter with excellent problem solving skills and a focus upon continuous improvement and can effectively operate with the minimum of supervision and direction. Able to work under pressure, with a confident and resilient nature when dealing with contractual issues, Ability to prioritise and manage high level tasks and directives which may conflict each other. Able to produce informative and concise reports and make effective oral and written presentations A working knowledge of Contract and Employment Law and Health and Safety. Experience of working in security, parking or FM industries. Benefits include: Competitive salary Bonus Pension 33 days holiday Healthcare This job was originally posted as