Contract Management Officer (2 Full Time Posts) - Ref: RT66720

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Walsall, West Midlands
£27,041 - £31,346 per annum
29 Mar 2021
18 Apr 2021
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Contract Management Officer (2 Full Time Posts) - Ref: RT66720

Salary: £27,041 - £31,346 per annum

Walsall Council’s Procurement Service is at the heart of a progressive Council, which is committed to serving the people and communities of Walsall. Walsall Council is a great place to work. Our workforce are proud to be here, understanding and respecting our values as an organisation whilst delivering effective and efficient services to our residents every day. Our workforce strategy recognises that the success of our organisation depends upon attracting, developing and retaining talent and having the right infrastructure and rewards approach in place in order to do so.

We are seeking to recruit two Contract Management Officers, on a permanent basis to work alongside a team of experienced Procurement and Contract Management specialists. You will ensure that contract change and management is effectively delivered and support the Council to ensure that goods and services provide value for money, raise standards, and deliver continuous improvement and efficiencies through the provision of sound advice and effective contract management.

You will protect the interests of the Council and service users through application of robust contract management systems, processes and practice, in partnership with a range of key stakeholders.

If you are passionate about delivering high quality, customer focused procurement services and want to achieve great things in a supportive environment that offers opportunity and challenge in equal measure, Walsall Council should be your employer of choice. 

Key Requirements:

  • Significant experience of working in contract management role in a local authority or large complex organisation 
  • Experience of undertaking contract management activities across a range of complex, high value, high-risk contracts and managing supplier performance, effectively in liaison with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge and understanding of contract management systems and processes and how they can be used to raise standards, minimise risk, raise standards and ensure continuous improvement is essential.
  • Able to produce accessible, accurate and reliable information, in a timely and efficient manner
  • Able to think laterally and effectively support the planning, organisation and delivery of procurement and contract management activities
  • A Level standard qualification or equivalent/business related NVQ or Demonstrable equivalent experience and willing to work towards CIPS Level 4 Diploma is required
  • CIPS Level 4 Diploma (Industry Specific Qualification) is desirable

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If you would like to hear more about the role or talk to someone about how to apply, please get in touch. You can either send an email with your query, or schedule a phone call by emailing Bimala Raulia on

Closing date: 18 April 2021

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