Sanctuary Group is a leading nationwide provider of housing and care services. We have over 65 care homes and provide a range of affordable housing, support and care services as well as a variety of commercial offerings such as student accommodation and facilities management contracts.
We are looking for an experienced Contracts Manager to monitor and manage the performance of all external suppliers and service providers to the Information Systems (I.S.) department. These will be hardware, software and telecoms related contracts.
Ideally a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply you’ll be well versed in the financial management of contracts and services and will have experience of managing contracts in a large scale and complex business. It goes without saying that to carry this out effectively you’ll have excellent negotiation skills to deal with renewals and contract retirements and be competent at drafting terms of business and contractual documents.
You’ll need a good working knowledge of the Information Systems sector, ideally having carried out a similar role within this business division previously. Your working knowledge will ensure that you are able to keep the department up to date with new and developing services in the market place.
Stakeholder management will play a vital part of this role so you will be adept at building and maintaining long term and successful business relationships. Through these you will lead the delivery of the Group’s Procurement Strategy within I.S
Your commercial acumen will ensure all contracts deliver value for money and your proven project management skills will ensure you identify any potential risks and are able to mitigate these before issues occur.
Travel will be a requirement of the role as will occasional overnight stays away from home so flexibility outside of normal working hours will be needed.
In return we can offer you extensive development and training opportunities as well as a comprehensive reward and benefits package including health benefits, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, external discount schemes, 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days) and a generous contributory pension scheme.
£42,103 PER ANNUM (RISING TO £46,156 AFTER 12 MONTHS, SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE)
35 HOURS PER WEEK
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