Contract Analyst

Employer
West Sussex County Council
Location
Chichester, West Sussex
Salary
Up to £13.11 per hour
Closing date
18 Sep 2019

Manpower is currently recruiting for a Contracts Officer to work on a temporary assignment within a local authority based in Chichester. This is a full-time position starting on ASAP until 7th February 2020.

This role is based within Adult services, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Analysis of a range of data sources and information to inform commissioning practices and decisions.
  • Analysis of data to inform decisions on VAT applicable for services and customers
  • Management of data reporting processes, to report information, progress, trends, and analysis of information on a range of topics to senior managers.
  • Monitoring of spend against contracts and against committed funding.
  • Support providers and brokerage teams with the electronic system tool for referrals, identifying when system support is required as appropriate.
  • Undertake contract management with providers. Liaise with providers on contract issues and work to resolve issues.
  • Monitoring performance of contracts and services against key performance indicators and contract terms and conditions. Report concerns on performance and services to relevant managers.
  • Support contracts team with management of quality issues of providers managed through commissioning.
  • Support operational teams to access capacity from contracts commissioned, identify unmet needs, and manage impacts of contract terminations or suspensions.
  • Arrange and manage provider forums and meetings, setting dates, arranging venues, inviting providers, arranging and managing speakers, circulating information and presentations.
  • Working with providers of services to support improvements in service delivery and performance.
  • Support decisions on price variations, annual uplifts and other financial changes to contracts through maintenance and collection of financial information.
  • Development of low value/risk quote and tender processes and associated service specifications and contract documents to enable selection of providers to deliver commissioned services.
  • Support commissioning officers/managers with information to enable the development of high value/risk tender processes.
  • Analysis of complex information

In order to be considered for this role you will have:

  • Good IT level of competency particularly in excel to analyse information.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to support effective working relationships with a range of partners.
  • Literacy and numeracy skills for tenders, budget monitoring, analysis etc.
  • Ability to present information clearly

If you're looking for a rewarding role supporting your local community, please apply here today!

Contact Us
  • West Sussex County Council
  • West Sussex County Council
  • County Hall
  • Chichester
  • PO19 1RQ
  • United Kingdom

Employing around 6,000 people, with an additional 21,000 people employed by schools, West Sussex County Council helps it’s residents to lead happier, healthier and longer lives – and this is your chance to join them.

Employing around 6,000 people, with an additional 21,000 people employed by schools, West Sussex County Council helps it’s residents to lead happier, healthier and longer lives – and this is your chance to join them.

Not many workplaces offer such a wide range of different job opportunities - from social care, education, libraries, and many more.

You can be a part of this by working for Manpower in one of our long-term temporary assignments.  We work with the Council to provide quality and dedicated people into every area of their organisation.

So if you’re looking for a local job, or pursuing a professional career, you’ll find a dynamic working environment that will support you every step of the way.

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