Role: Contract Management Specialist
Salary - up to £50K (depending upon experience) plus benefits
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Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
Join the UKI Contract Management Central team and be assigned to a suitable client engagement once a role is identified. At that time the role requires the Specialist to carry out the following duties depending on the nature of the engagement:
· Prepare Contract Guide, Risk Memo
· Prepare CM processes and tools
· Prepare subcontracts
· Manage the client contract and associated subcontracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, and customer requirements
· Exercise effective, proactive techniques to adhere to performance objectives and measurements
· Directly influence and provide guidance to and sets the example for others to follow in terms of professionalism and overall demeanour
What responsibilities will you have?
Responsible for the management and delivery of complex and medium risk contracts and provide support to the business or client unit
Works successfully as a member of the wider Commercial Team with Finance and Programme Control functions to provide seamless Commercial support to the engagement team
Working closely with the legal team, ensure seamless contract formation and contract execution support is delivered to the organization
What skills & experience are we looking for?
Experience of Post Bid Contract Management
Demonstrates successful management of medium complexity deals
Possess knowledge of general business practices, UK government or commercial contracting regulations and principles, subcontracting practices, and basic accounting and finance principles
Collaborative and persuasive; ability to influence colleagues
Ability to communicate effectively with client interfaces
Understands basic contracting principles of English Law
Competent working knowledge of Word, Excel, MS Project and PowerPoint
What’s in it for you?
All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.
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Closing date for applications - 31st March 2020. Accenture has the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
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