Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents first.
About the role
As an Assistant Contract & Supplier Relationship Manager, you will assist the Contract & Supplier Relationship Manager in managing contracts and relationships across a designated portfolio of social care providers in order to deliver value for money and outcomes for service users.
You will support the development and implementation of contract management strategies for the designated portfolio that optimises performance of contracts in terms of cost, quality, delivery and responsiveness.
Working collaboratively with colleagues within the Council and externally, you will provide support and guidance to stakeholders regarding any contractual matters and ensure best practice is achieved when implementing new ways of working.
We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Assistant Contract Manager who also has a passion to make a real difference.
You will be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of procurement, contract and supplier relationship management processes including, but not limited to:
- Sourcing and Supplier Appraisal
- Award of Contracts
- Spend analysis
- Benchmarking techniques
- Contract implementation
Please see the attached job profile for more information.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.