Senior Contracts Officer

25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP30000/annum
16 Mar 2017
30 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client provides specialist residential care for vulnerable adults with learning disabilities and complex support needs. They were initially created by parents and combine the family perspective with experienced social care professionals to deliver excellence.

They are currently recruiting for a Senior Contracts Officer to join their finance office in Wells. Reporting to the Finance Director you will be responsible for providing advice and support to management on commercial issues relating to any contracts. This role requires a lateral thinker with a keen eye for detail and a tenacious approach to everything they do.

Part of the role will include reviewing, drafting and managing the agreements and contracts with local authorities, suppliers and external consultants.

A keen eye for detail is essential as you will be drafting transition costs for new placements, preparing pricing tools for placements as well as reviewing terms and conditions to minimise company risk and negotiate with local authorities on price - experience of working in a similar role or tendering would be advantageous.

Key Skills required.
• Advanced user of Excel and Word.
• Ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines
• Logical thinker
• Must be able to work alone but also as a wider one team.

A HNC/HND/degree in Business studies or related studies with relevant experience of negotiating with local authorities, would be highly beneficial, experience working within a finance department would also be advantageous.

Hours of work are - 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday

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