Job: Framework Manager

Reference: 798 / SM
Salary: £30,000 Per Annum
Hours: 37.00/wk
Area: KCS
Contract: Permanent
Location: New Hythe, Kent
Closing Date: 08/03/2019
Interview Date: 1 week after closing date

KCS (part of Commercial Services Group) have a fantastic opportunity for you to join the UK's leading supplier of educational and office supplies. 

We are looking for a motivated individual, who has a questioning approach and excellent negotiation skills to join our Professional Services department. Your role will be to support the Senior Frameworks Manager identifying business opportunities and undertaking the delivery of compliant frameworks.

You will be involved in proactive contract management, service expertise, liaising with customers and suppliers to gather, handle, manipulate and present data, to support the on-going development and performance of contracts and frameworks within the team.

Key Duties:

  • To undertake and support EU and non EU tendering, further competitions and high value quotation exercises independently for both customer and supplier, supporting the team in specification writing, evaluation and framework award for a range of services.
  • Identify new business opportunities that will support the annual growth targets for the business.
  • Provide service expertise on frameworks within your portfolio to support all areas of the team insuring knowledge to support customer account management is passed to individuals in a timely and constructive manner.
  • Maintain strong contract management and auditability throughout the life of all individual frameworks, including supplier account management, rebate collection and SLA monitoring in line with agreed terms.

You will have:

  • GCSE English and maths or equivalent
  • Experience of EU procurement law with a proven track record of managing procurement processes, and/or being responsible for a portfolio of products/services.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • The ability to resolve issues in a timely manner

In return we can offer you:

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to 27 days after 4 years' service!)
  • Monday-Friday work pattern
  • Modern, open plan, bright office space
  • Full training
  • 4% pension scheme, health cash plan, purchase annual leave scheme
  • Summer and Christmas parties with an organisation of over 500!
  • Staff discount portal on everyday purchases, supermarkets, retail shops etc.

Commercial Services Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

Please note that full Commercial Services Terms and Conditions apply to this role.