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Contracts Officer

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3NG 


Closing date:24 June 2022 at midnight 

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the Contracting Team for a Contracts Officer
The starting salary is £30,095 (level 1) rising to £31895(level 2) on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time) (please note these are the 21-22 figures based on the recently agreed pay award)
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions Information which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working.
The successful applicant will be involved in managing a variety of contracts. The role will involve the following:
  • Manage contracts to deliver value for money.
  • Develop strong partnerships with internal customers, providers, providing advice and support on issues relevant to contracts or service level agreements.
  • Ensure that providers are delivering services in line with the agreed contract. This will include undertaking site visits to contracted services. 
  • Investigate and resolve allegations, complaints or difficulties arising with contracts. 
  • Be a first point of contact for suppliers and seek to resolve problems as promptly as possible.
  • Performance manage providers against the performance indicators within the contracts and recommend appropriate contractual action for poor performance.
  • Use the learning from existing contracts and suppliers to influence the early development of service specifications.   
  • Experience of developing and engaging with partnership working. 
  • Ability to produce accurate, clear and concise written information.
  • Ability to persuade others to develop and improve.
  • Experience of monitoring outcome based specifications
  • An understanding of the needs of different client groups and a sound knowledge of the different models of contracting and frameworks
  • Experience of managing a performance management regime where providers compete on a number of different KPIs
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.
For informal enquiries please contact Elisa Flintoff Tel: 0115 876 2737 Email:
Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
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The starting salary is £xx (level 1) rising to £xx (level 2) on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time).