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Contract Manager

FINTEC recruit is looking to recruit a Contract Manager for our public sector client based in Portsmouth.

This is a permanent position with a salary of up to £65k, depending on experience.

This role requires an individual with a vision, who sets high performance standards and achieves them.

The individual will need to be capable of merging two teams together and dealing with a host of motivational, HR and management challenges during transition.

Role and Responsibilities:

As a Contract Manager your responsibilities will include the following:-

  • Working with partnerships, implementing continuous improvement and consensus decision making to create and best practice

  • Implementing processes and systems and build continuous improvement

  • Providing regular feedback and forge professional, effective working relationships

  • Translating the contract management strategy into day to day operations and effectively managing the overall workload, staffing and financial resources

  • Developing the long term strategy for effective hand back of the Project

The successful candidate for the Contract Manager role will have:-

  • Degree level education or equivalent

  • Relevant experience in managing Private Finance Initiative (PFI) and strategic service based contracts with a value of over £20m pa

  • Chartered Engineer with Membership of one the following: Institution of Civil Engineers; Institution of Structural Engineers; Chartered Institution of Highway and Transportation Engineers or equivalent

  • Ideally Project Management training in Prince 2 or equivalent

  • A thorough knowledge of Standardization of PF2 Contracts (SoPC ), ICE and NEC forms of contract

  • Awareness of relevant legislation, regulatory framework for the highways sector and knowledge of highway standards are desirable

  • Experience of leading successful commercial negotiations, holding contractors to account and applying appropriate sanctions and proven leadership qualities

  • Experience of reviewing delivery performance

  • A thorough understanding of the risk/reward principles, financing regime, legal framework and performance management associated with Private Finance Initiative contracts

  • Proven success of working within strict budgetary controls

Please click on apply or send your CV directly to our team and quote Ref: FT2514

FINTEC recruit specialize in Engineering, Technical, Finance, Legal and Business Support roles for permanent and contract positions, UK and International.