We have a great opportunity for an outstanding candidate in our Recreation and Leisure Services team. The role involves performance monitoring of high-profile contracts on behalf of the Council along with the opportunity to work on other challenging projects for which the service is responsible.
As our Senior Contract Manager you will be expected to demonstrate leadership and effective quality monitoring to check that our providers meet their contractual and statutory requirements.
You will create and maintain positive, professional relationships with all contractors, meeting regularly to ensure continued compliance with standards and performance expectations; and when faced with challenge, exercise excellent judgement ensuring appropriate action plans are put in place and checked. You will be expected to regularly generate reports documenting the performance of our contracts.
This post would suit an experienced contract manager with relevant commercial experience; someone who is self-motivated, well-organised and can multi-task to ensure that deadlines and standards are achieved.
There is a need to travel to various sites within the Borough to undertake inspections so a driving licence is essential. Benefits include 24 days annual leave, flexible working arrangements, flexi-time, local government pension scheme, and free parking.
For an informal chat about the position please call Sue McCubbin on 01276 707369.
Closing date: Monday 5th September 12 noon
Interview Date: Tuesday 13th September (or 16th September)
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707396 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.
All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.
For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.
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