There has never been a more exciting and challenging time to work for Waltham
Forest Council and with its diverse community and partners to make an impact on
the future of the borough for years to come. The Covid 19 pandemic and its
impact has made us all review the ways we live and work, embracing technology
and becoming more flexible, diverse and sustainable.
In response to the pandemic, the Council’s emerging Public Service Corporate
Strategy focuses on these immediate priorities:
· Connecting people with jobs
· Safe and healthy lives
· Our 15-minute neighbourhood
· Confidence in our future
We are seeking an excellent Contract Manager to support across key areas of work
within Commercial Services. This is an exciting opportunity in a new team where
you will be able to help shape the client function, develop systems and process,
and report to senior stakeholders and shareholders.
You will regularly work with Directors, Heads of Service and across
multi-disciplinary project teams, providing expert advice and insight on the
structuring of contract management processes and procedures.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in a client facing role
with substantial knowledge of contract management systems, processes, and
approaches, with public sector experience desirable but not essential.
You will have plenty of energy and drive to work effectively in a fast-paced
environment with a mixed and varied workload. You will be self-motivated,
enthusiastic and driven to achieve success, creative, innovative and resilient.
The successful candidate must be able to present complex information in a clear, concise way to support decision making at a strategic level. The successful candidate will have experience of working across commercial projects, with public sector experience desirable but not essential. You will have plenty of energy and drive to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with a mixed and varied workload. You will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and driven to achieve success, creative, innovative and resilient.
How to Apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council
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