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Contract and Supplier Manager - Reading

Job Title: Contract and Supplier Manager - Reading
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: RH/C&SManager/BEX_1576593115
Contact Name: Rebecca Harris
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contract and Supplier Manager - Reading

12 Month FTC

We have an exciting opportunity for a Contract and Supplier Manager to join our busy and dynamic Operations team who are accountable for delivering the performance of the network to an agreed service level through the current Managed Service Partner.

Role Purpose:

· Accountable for managing the assigned contracts and influencing suppliers through governance forums.

· Providing insight on supplier performance and challenge any sub standard performance

· Managing the lifecycle of suppler contracts, post signature.

· Identifying opportunities for continuous service improvement.

· Responsible for new contract definition by co-ordinating and collating the operational requirements from the wider Operations team.

· Accountable and responsible for updating contract obligation documentation.

· Responsible for ensuring Operational expenditure stays within the overall business targets.

· Responsible for being interface between supplier and shareholders.

· Accountable and responsible for reviewing service performance report and highlighting any substandard performance to the wider team.

· Responsible for initiating Service Improvement Plans and managing the SIP process and reviewing SIPs.

· Responsible for completing the regular audit process of suppliers.

· Responsible for identifying risks to MBNL and providing suggested mitigations.

· .Accountable and responsible for resolving any operational contract disputes.

Requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Extensive knowledge of the development and management of operational support contracts.
  • Experienced in managing relationships with internal business customers and large external suppliers, by the development of relationships to ensure the mutual business needs are met.
  • Proven to take full accountability for planning and delivering commercially viable options to the business.
  • Experienced with a track record of managing OPEX and CAPEX projects.
  • Excellent in planning and coordinating events to ensure contracts are fit for purpose and deliver within the operational budgets outside in to your organisation and using this to drive improvements
  • A can do attitude and be able to start and complete assigned tasks in isolation and or within a team environment.
  • The applicant must have tenacity and a drive to succeed, being able to focus on the task at hand and ensure the customer is delighted with the outcome

If this sounds like a role you can take hold of, and want to work in an Agile, dynamic yet challenging environment in the heart of Reading, we would love to hear from you!

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