Commercial Gas Contract Manager
Location: East London
£45,000 to £55,000 (Salary is competitive, dependant on experience + Car Allowance)
Full clean driving licence
The successful candidate will need to hold both domestic & commercial gas qualification; you will be leading a large team of gas engineers. The Commercial Gas Contract Manger will be the first stop for technical advice. You will be expected to get hands on when necessary and also be available for call outs occasionally.
Responsibility for managing strategic contracts and supplier performance
Overall responsibility for the management of the delivery of project works in accordance with agreed management procedures.
To provide operational supplier performance management for a portfolio of allocated contracts.
To develop and manage a portfolio of contracts and tenders that reflect customers' needs and take account of legislation , Health & Safety, fraud prevention, sustainability and workforce issues.
To assist and facilitate in all aspects of the commercial contract portfolio procurement in conjunction with procurement and technical specialists
To lead the operational delivery and monitoring of contracts and supplier performance
To develop new contracts as needs are identified and agree a programme of contracting activity to ensure all contracts are negotiated correctly.
Liaise with all stakeholders and contractors as required to ensure a high quality service is delivered and a high level of customer satisfaction is achieved.
To explore opportunities for collaboration across all sectors & industries
To maintain contact with the market place to be aware of the latest trends and sector initiatives
To drive process and contract efficiencies for the allocated portfolio of contracts
To be responsible for the achievement, calculation, monitoring and reporting of savings for the portfolio of contracts allocated.
To effectively manage/improve the customer experience, including proactive handling of comments and complaints from internal and external customers and proactively manage feedback to make service improvements, where required.
To negotiate Statements of Work with clients and subcontractors
Responsible for the delivery of planned commitments to the client, managing performance to SLAs and against KPI's.
To carry out surveys and produce technical specifications, drawings and any other documentation as required.
To review the equipment selected against the project specification; evaluate and raise the appropriate purchase order.
To ensure all equipment and supplies are ordered in a timely manner to ensure the job is kept on target.
Provide technical support and advice.
To manage a team of Contracts Managers / Supervisors
To commercially manage all supply chain and supplier performance activity within their contract portfolio, implementing sustainable solutions to generate cost savings and efficiency improvements.
To check invoices ensuring discounts have been given where applicable and prices are correct, requesting credits when necessary.
Maintenance and correlation of all records, files and incoming documents, ensuring databases are kept up to date and the project is kept within budget.
To organise and attend regular contract meetings
To comply with the company's Health & Safety policy at all times and follow all related safe systems of work and risk assessments that are produced for the task.
To undertake tasks as necessary to ensure the achievement of the project.
Essential Skills and Knowledge
Full clean driving licence
Knowledge and an ability to refer to applicable industry standards such as British Standards, ACOP's, CIBSE, TM's, and an understanding of the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
Experience of working in teams and managing all on site labour and performing risk assessments and method statement
Experience in commercial negotiation with clients, customers and sub-contractors
Managerial experience at Contract Management level within a technical environment
Ideally educated to HND level and demonstrate a career with continuous personal development
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, negotiation and persuasion skills, including the ability to weigh up and articulate the risk and benefit of various scenarios and propose effective resolutions
Strong analytical, numeracy and literacy skills
To be able to prioritise workload in order to meet deadlines
Excellent team working skills
The ability to demonstrate a high degree of integrity, discretion, diplomacy commensurate with the nature of the post
Confident use of office IT systems and programs especially word processing and spreadsheet programmes.
Ability to produce high quality written reports
If you are interested in the above position, please contact our Romford Office - 01708 728 826 and ask for Ambra Toma