12 Sep 2019

Part-Time Contracts Manager (Maternity Cover)

Job Ref: JEH 8356


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Job Description

Domus are currently representing a national charity who support adults with sensory impairments across the UK.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a Contracts background to join a forward-thinking care organisation who pride themselves on creating a fantastic working environment for their employees.

Contracts Manager – Key responsibilities:

  • Identifying and summarising all contract work required and agreeing priority order for each area with the respective Head of Service. Thus, managing and monitoring a contract work plan
  • Monitoring existing contract expiration dates and ensuring their renewal.
  • Make sure that all contracts entered into by C&S are fit for purpose including block, spot purchase, private individual agreements, tender related frameworks, novation agreements, Housing Management, and occupancy agreements.
  • Review contracts giving consideration to GDPR, and the capacity of the person entering in to the contract and roles of legal representatives where appropriate.
  • To ensure new referrals are responded to quickly to ensure a timely process from referral to commencing a service.
  • To review and create contracts for emergency and short notice referrals, and where applicable, for existing people requiring changes to their service
  • To negotiate on terms and conditions with local authorities
  • To provide management information and reports, detailing contract related achievements, the scope of contracts maintained, and high £ value investors to Care and Support.
  • To make sure that all tenders and contractual arrangements reflect the best interests of people we support and our commitment to person centred working.

Contracts Manager – The ideal candidate will:

  • Experience of working in the social care environment (statutory and/or voluntary)
  • Experience of Contract Management or development in social care or Public Authority setting.
  • Experience of assessing contracts in comparison to individual services (in accommodation and non-accommodation services: registered care, supported housing, outreach services)
  • High standard of literacy and numeracy. Educated to Degree or Higher National Diploma equivalent
  • Knowledge of legislation, regulation and policy/ practice applying to social care contracting and tendering and experience of their application
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally with a wide range of audiences
  • Ability to research and analyse information to keep up to date with developments in social care contracting and tendering
  • Evaluation and negotiation skills

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If you are interested in the above vacancy, Contracts Manager, please call Jen on 01628630104 or email your updated CV to Jen.henry@domusrecruitment.com.

Key words: Contract Manager, Contracting, Tender Manager, Office Based, Peterborough, Sensory Impairments

Job Types: Part-Time and Temporary. Salary: £20,000-£22,499.

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