Job Location - United Kingdom -- England -- Greater London -- Central London
Job Type Contract
Posted 14 March 2019
My client, a busy Regulatory Body within Central London, are seeking a Contracts Manager to Lead 3 existing test providers in the UK. Supporting the contract management and set up of a new test centre. This is on a 12-month fixed term contract.
Significant duties will include:
Be the central point of contact for the Test of Competence
coordinate and manage all activities related to the provision and maintenance of the organisations test of competence
Have the ability to apply continuous improvement solutions of the test delivery and its content
Take lead on the operational management of the contract with suppliers, ensuring all specifications are met and provide suppliers with performance management information
Proactively share information and manage all communications with external stakeholders around the project.
Maintain a risk and issues register
Produce and present business cases for senior management in support of proposals for change and development of the Test of Competence.
Management of external relationships, including contract management of third-party suppliers.
Design and manage the quality assurance of the test
Produce and present business cases for senior management in support of proposals for change and development of the Test of Competence
Manage multiple suppliers to balance commercial service quality, cost and control with flexibility, fairness and ease of access for potential candidates for the Test of Competence.
Support the NMC Test of Competence Board with secretariat skills and regular preparation of management information.
Other duties that may occur
To be considered for this 12-month FTC you must possess
Educated to degree level or equivalent
At least 3 years contract management experience in a similar setting
Proven experience of statistical analysis and reporting management information
Experience in building effective networks across a full range of internal and external stakeholders
Training and or experience in the Lean Six Sigma methodologies would be desirable
Excellent oral, written and presentational skills.
Able to work through complex commercial contractual issues
IT literate and ability to use new software
Ability to establish a rapport with and confidence from others
Able to work with minimal supervision and highly motivated and flexible
If this exciting opportunity sounds ideal for you, please apply now.