Our client is an International engineering firm who are looking to recruit an Assistant Contracts Manager to join their Commercial team.
Assistant Contract Manager
Job Overview:
To assist the Contracts Manager in project managing wheelset and bogie overhaul contracts with key customers. Understand customer requirements including specification, volumes, schedule and material requirements. Liaise with external and internal stakeholders, contract, customers and suppliers. Build robust relationships to ensure effective management of the contract.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Effective communication with the Contracts Manager to assist in the management of any issues.
Ensuring KPI’s are met.
Understanding and investigation of any quality issues.
Understanding and investigation of any technical issues.
Collation and communication of any additional costs.
Assist with the planning and implementation of the project
Assist with the development and update of full scale project plans
Assist and support in contracts meeting to determine the definition of project scope goals and KPI deliverables.
Assist with the cost control, budget and additional authorised work (AAW) reports through to invoicing including order management in EPR/MRP.
Responsible for tracking project deliverables through safety, quality, cost and delivery.
Assist with the sales figures for the business on a month by month and weekly review process.
Implement project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs delivery and margin.
Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience
* Five GCSE’s or equivalent to include Maths and English (Grade C or equivalent).
* HND in Technical or Business and Commercial Management disciplines or time served experience.
* Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, PowerPoint and Excel.
* Two years’ experience in similar customer facing role.
* As UK travel is a requirement a full driving licence is required.
Personal Qualities:
* Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
* Able to work individually or as part of a team.
* Commercial awareness.
* Planning, organisation and decision-making skills.
* Excellent communication both verbal and written.
* Attention to detail.
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