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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Estates Contract Manager


Job Description:

Based in Bideford and the rate is £250 per day PAYE   


This is a full time temporary role.    


Employer Reference:             5176820


Our client is looking for an Estates Contract Manager. To be immediately available to assist for a minimum of 6 months, to programme and deliver the outputs required from the appointment within the tight programme.

Specifically, the candidate will be experienced in the assessment of existing contracts and able to provide strategic advice to the authority through the preparation of Option Studies and Reports on the viability of outsourcing contracts vs in-house management.

The candidate will be able to prepare contract specifications to work through the procurement, selection, management and monitoring of term contractors.

As an alternative to this approach they should also have experience of setting up and managing in-house of service delivery teams.

Other requirements include:

  • A knowledge and understanding of TUPE and the sensitivities involved in handling staff transfers.
  • Ability to commence immediately and work across partnership client authorities in the south west.
  • Flexibility to work from home and virtually, but sufficiently local to the south west to be able to attend senior management meeting in the office on occasions and at short notice - including presenting to Members.

Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.

Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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