Contracts Officer (Adult Social Care)

South East England
29323.00 - 35444.00 GBP Annual + GBP29323 - GBP35444/annum
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am at present assisting our local authority client seek 2 new Contract Officers who can support the contractual processes within the adult social care sector.

The main purpose of the Job include:

* Create and manage a wide range of contracts including the monitoring, review, compliance and negotiation arrangements in the department.
* Support the contract manager to project manage a wide range of purchasing and contract management activities.
* Represent the department at various internal and external meetings as required.
* Under the direction of the Contract Manager collaborate with other departments, local authorities and other agencies when procuring goods and or services.
* Establish, implement, monitor and maintain robust contract practice and procedures within Adult and Community Services, ensuring best value is secured at all times and providing appropriate advice to commissioning managers as required.
* Liaise with Officers and Senior Officers within the Department, other Officers within the Council, Legal advisers on contractual issues, Members of the Council and external organisations with which the Department has dealings, or is considering entering into a contractual relationship with.

The main responsibilities of the role includes:

* Provide contract management of key contracts to ensure performance meets or exceeds contractual requirement.
* Provide appropriate levels of contract management support and advice across the department.

* Update the contract register and any other database in place as directed by the line manager.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in the Adult Social Care directorate and local authorities.

Capita Professional Recruitment welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

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