We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated Contracts Manager to manage Science Division’s Extramural contracts (our outsourced services). You will be part of the Customer Solutions Group Contracts Team within Science Division (SD) in Buxton. Reporting to the Contracts Team Lead, this is a great opportunity to join a small, busy, and fast-paced team of commercial specialists that ensure that HSE’s liability is limited, and its position protected through the negotiation and agreement of supplier contracts which cover all aspects of HSE’s science and research requirements.
As an Extramural Contracts Manager, you will be self-motivated and have a clear understanding of both contract and project management. You will be able to follow HSE’s procurement and project management processes to successfully play a part in commissioning new contracts and manage existing contracts. You will be adept at communicating with colleagues and will be able to effectively manage relationships with strategic partners and appointed contractors. You will be experienced in developing business cases in consultation with relevant stakeholders for identified research needs and you will be able to work effectively with senior staff in supplier organisations to establish appropriate governance, reporting and relationship arrangements. You will understand the commercial lifecycle and how to obtain spend-approval from SD’s Senior Leadership Team (SD SLT) and both HSE’s Operations and Regulation Committee (ORCo) and Executive Committee (ExCo). You will be expected to keep up to date with procurement communications such as current Government and Civil Service Spending Controls and you will be able to work with HSE end users and the HSE Procurement Unit (PU) to develop specification documentation (including question sets and the evaluation approach) for tenders.
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