Head of Contract Management

Recycling and Resource
Up to £85000.00 per annum + bonus, car allowance and pension.
07-01-2022 11:56 AM

Head of Contract Management
£85,000 per annum
UK - Location is flexible

We are recruiting for a Head of Contract Management for a leading waste management company in the UK. The successful candidate will manage the Contracts Management Team, including all commercial aspects and inputs.

Roles & Responsibilities
As a Head of Contract Management, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading and developing Senior Contracts Managers and Contracts Managers based around the UK and carrying out their individual performance reviews.
  • Providing support to the Project Delivery Managers and Heads of Function by directing and taking accountability for Contract Managers activities.
  • Managing key stake holders closely, ensuring they are informed in a timely manner.
  • Management of key supplier relationships at a senior level.
  • Regular engagement with team members, internal customers, and management to develop contract management procedures.
  • Leading the development of project specific contracting and reviewing any risks and aligned to the Board's needs.
  • Supervision of contract drafting and special amended conditions using industry forms of contract.
  • Guiding and assisting tendering and commercial negotiations.
  • Ensuring policies, procedures and standards are applied.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Experience within the Waste Management.
  • Proven experience of Leading Contract Management on Process and Power Plants.
  • UK contracts experience.
  • Previous line management experience.
  • Contracts management knowledge to manage a portfolio of projects and up to date of best practices.
  • A strong commercial knowledge with complex projects which include Cost Modelling and Systems.
  • Process or power plant design and construction knowledge.
  • Good risk management knowledge.
  • Knowledge of contract forms such as NEC, IChemE, JCT etc.
  • Good understanding of legal influences, benchmarking, Ellipse financial control and reporting procedures along with legislation in the Waste Industry is desirable.
  • Experience of portfolio management.
  • Strong negotiation skills.

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • £85,000 per annum
  • Up to 25% bonus
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.
  • Pension

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading UK company in an ever expanding and growing sector with huge investment backing.
If you are interested in this position, then please contact Kevin Over on kover@astutetechnical.co.uk or call on 02392 288 285.

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