Contract & Grants Officer - London
Position: Contract & Grants Officer
Contract: 6 Month FTC
Hours: Full time
Role Details - Contract & Grants Officer
We are currently looking for an experienced Contract & Grants Officer to join a reputable organised based in London on a 6-Month Fixed Term Contract.
The Contract & Grants Officer will be responsible for supporting contract delivery, ensuring consistency and compliance, as well as advising on new contractual arrangements.
Key responsibilities of the Contract & Grants Officer
Ensure the effective delivery and performance of contracts focusing on value for money, contractual compliance and good outcomes.
Be responsible for performance data in accordance with contractual obligations. Produce clear data in a timely manner and circulate to all relevant parties.
Advise and be involved in all stages of contract management including negotiations and finalising contracts, contractual effectiveness and relationship building. Escalate significant risks to line manager.
Build effective working relationships with providers, promoting accountability, risk management and continuous improvement. Where possible innovation should be encouraged.
Set up and maintain regular contractual meetings to review performance and resolve any disputes at the earliest opportunity. Maintain accurate records and actions accordingly.
Work closely with finance ensuring spending is regularly reviewed and services are delivered within the prescribed financial envelope, thus managing associated risks.
Contribute to the development of new processes and procedures to ensure the effective delivery of contracts.
Deliver and review a quality assurance process which ensures contractors maintain high standards.
Key skills required of the Contract & Grants Officer
Experience of contract management.
Excellent written and spoken English and demonstrable experience of providing briefings and other written materials.
Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to manage various processes simultaneously, prioritise workloads and work with others to deliver quality products.
High degree of professionalism