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Contract Support Officer

  • Location:

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Job ref:

    JW HN2572_1632412365

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Job Description

We are looking for candidates to join our client the Ministry of Justice in a Contract Support Officer role

If you have experience working in contract management or within finance/banking, this may be the opportunity for you

  • Hours: Monday - Friday 37 hours a week (hours are flexible around 9-5)
  • Location: working from home, successful candidates will have the opportunity to return to the office if they like, this is based at - Wellington Place, Leeds city centre
  • Contract length: Until September 2022 (12 months)
  • Pay - £12.43 per hour (£23,915)

We have an exciting opportunity for an contract support officer to join the Financial Services Category team with the MoJ in Leeds.

The successful candidate will support the team to deliver procurement and contract management activities to achieve commercial outcomes across the business, key responsibilities will be:-

  • Ownership of contract and performance management, driving commercial opportunities to deliver value for money and/or savings
  • Assisting pre-procurement and sourcing activity including requirements definition, strategy development, market engagement and producing the invitation to tender pack
  • Drafting procurement documents, including contract variations and change requests
  • Analysing market, spend and performance data and presenting this to support commercial activity and reporting requirements
  • Stakeholder engagement and strong relationship building to define requirements, develop, implement and manage procurement and contract management strategies
  • Delivery of continuous improvement to drive best practice
  • Assist the Commercial Manager in the resolution of disputes, obtaining and managing input from operational colleagues and others as directed (e.g. Legal)
  • Complying with governance, legislative and policy requirements as appropriate
  • Responding to Freedom of Information requests and Parliamentary Questions

The successful candidate will:

  • Have proven track record of managing contracts in a similar commercial environment
  • Experienced in managing relationships and communications with stakeholders
  • Awareness of public sector procurement legislation
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

If this sounds of interest to you please apply or email me your CV directly


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