Interim Contracts Manager

Posted 6 April by Venn Group Easy Apply

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Contracts Manager
Location: London
Length: 3 months initially
Scope: Inside IR35

One of our local authority clients is looking to recruit an Interim Contracts Manager to support the Head of Commissioning on the restructuring and integration of the contracts function, whilst managing and coaching a team.

The key components:

  • Managing a team of contracts officers who are responsible for all contracts across the council
  • Reviewing staff performance and improving the risk, relationship and change management within the team
  • Working with the Head of Commissioning as well as senior procurement colleagues to integrate the contract function for Adults, Children's and Public Health
  • Improving the quality and visibility of the contract function
  • Supporting on a restructure of the service as well as setting up processes
  • Working across Adults, Children's and Public Health contracts


The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable and extensive contract management experience
  • Ability to manage and direct staff
  • A commercial mind set and proactive attitude
  • Previous experience working within local government
  • Negotiation and relationship building skills and experience
  • Previous experience of affecting and implementing change

If you have experience to match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact Niki Holdich or Toby Rose on

and email your CV to

*Venn Group's "Recommendation Scheme": if you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for £25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.

Required skills

  • Contracts
  • Contracts manager
  • Adults Contracts
  • Children's Contracts

Reference: 34851024

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