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Wed July 17 2019

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Contracts Manager

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Contracts Manager Salary and benefits: Competitive salary plus company car or car allowance, matched pension up to 7.5%, numerous retail discounts, share save plans and 26 days annual leave.
Location: Within 1 hours' commute of Guildford
Business area: Buildings
Introduction: Kier Construction Thames Valley is looking to recruit a Contracts Manager, who will report to the ­­­Senior Manager. The successful post-holder will manage service delivery, client and key stakeholders in line with contract and/or contract portfolio KPI's and local performance indicators to multiple contracts.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure service delivery meets financial targets and operates within agreed budget
  • Develop and deploy Service Plans and Key Work Objectives to meet ongoing and changing needs of stakeholders, clients and customers
  • Develop effective client and partner relationships in order to identify, propose and secure profitable work within the client base or scope of contract to meet business growth targets
  • Participate in contract reviews with Senior Management and Directors
  • Preparation and the presentation of performance reports to board level audience
  • Ensure plans and processes in place to prioritise & delegate workloads to achieve contract objectives
  • Produce and maintain contract sectional plan and Key Work Objective for contract managers and support staff
  • Develop customer relations in order to maximise perception of the business and maximise future commercial opportunity
  • Ensure service delivery reinforces Kier Core Values and ensure alignment of change with Kier vision and strategy
  • Ensure generation of accurate management, financial and performance information consistent with reporting requirements
  • Analyse data for reporting to clients, inform strategic and operational planning and enable services to be delivered with specific outcomes
  • Identify opportunities to develop and refine management processes, information systems, technology and process improvement
  • Ensure organisational development, staff and other improvement plans are developed and deployed to maximise contract performance and financial return
  • Ensure all staff performance is managed through performance conversations including setting out clear key work objectives aligned with the Service Plan
  • Identify, enable and deliver cultural change and behaviours through flexible working and outcome-focused approaches
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Holder of a Full UK Drivers Licence
  • Management and facilities management qualifications for hard and soft FM services
  • Understands PFI contractual requirements, KPIs and client/stakeholder requirements and contract deliverables
  • Extensive knowledge of managing Profit and Loss accounts in a PFI environment
  • Demonstrates best practice and good business management practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to balance workload and organise work
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