Operational Contracts Manager

About System Group

System Group are one of the leading Transport and Logistics learning specialists in the UK, with more than 25 years' experience. We are committed to providing high-quality education, learning and training that will support organisations, maximise efficiency and support improvements in business profitability. Working in collaboration with employers and sector bodies such as Skills for Logistics.

Due to continued and exponential growth and contract wins we are looking to expand our contract management team,. This exciting and newly created role involves extensive support with monitoring, performance and reporting of National Non-Devolved and Devolved contracts. You will instrumental in effective management, analysis, data management and reporting across AEB & DfE contracts

More about the role

  • Coordinating the preparation of accurate financial data for both direct delivery and partners, working in collaboration with the Finance Business Partner, to support with the management of contractual performance

  • Supporting the production of high end presentations and proposals for both internal and external stakeholders

  • Producing data packs on a monthly basis ahead to highlight performance to date and work in collaboration with the Head of AEB to produce pending/error rates/Milestone payment reports

  • Reviewing partner withdrawals to identify in-month liabilities to mitigate risk to overall contractual performance

  • Liaison with the System Group Compliance teams to gather learner destination and progression information to analyse trends for each contractual region for both direct delivery and partners

  • Supporting the collation of key output target data on a monthly basis via the occupancy reports for both direct delivery and partners

  • Assistance with the collation of data request returns from both Direct Delivery and Partners to ensure information is received within a timely manner

  • Providing support to both partners and commissioners, as required, and engage with regular review meetings with internal stakeholders

  • Supporting the implementation and execution of new contracts and collaborate closely with System Group’s Direct Delivery Team to ensure consistency across all areas to support with maximising performance

You will already have developed skills in the following areas:

  • Advanced MS Excel User

  • IT literate with experience of MS PowerPoint

  • Solid experience of analysing financial and non-financial data and data manipulation

  • Ability to produce clear, accurate reports, statistics and other required documentation

  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously to meet required targets and deadlines consistently

  • Up to date Knowledge of Adult Education Budget and Bootcamp funding streams.

  • Previous Contract Management experience within an Adult Skills/Apprenticeships or commercial funded setting

  • Self-starter with the ability to problem solve

  • Highly organised, keen eye for detail and performance driven

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to comfortably and professionally liaise with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

The benefits of joining System Group

  • Highly competitive salary and 25 days holiday a year plus all Bank Holidays,

  • Paid ‘Birthday Leave’ day each year

  • Allocated and paid volunteering day to support a charitable organisation/community project of your choice

  • Refer a Friend reward scheme

  • Sickness Absence Pay

  • Death in Service Benefit, Nest Pension Scheme (after 3 months continuous employment

  • Perkbox rewards

  • Medicash Health Care Benefits.

  • As an independent training provider we fully support each member of staff CPD and career aspirations Remote National Salary £40k + car allowance

Interested? Send your CV to careers@system-group.com with the title of the vacancy you're interested in applying for. Know of someone who may be a great fit? Send them this job description.Follow us on LinkedIn for all of our latest job postings and announcements: www.linkedin.com/company/system-grouptl/

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