Contracts Manager

  • Job Reference: CB11630
  • Date Posted: 28 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Castlefield Recruitment
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £25.00 to £40.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: NHS Specialists – NMNC Suppliers, Public Sector and Housing Finance
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3-6 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Chris Boocker
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0161 638 8745

Job Description


Castlefield Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Contracts Manager to work for a public sector organisation in Lancashire. This temporary opportunity is likely to be for a period of 6 months with the possibility of an extension.


  • Negotiate, monitor and review a portfolio of contracts
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Co-ordinate / plan contract negotiations for the designated portfolio of contracts
  • Develop agreements that reconcile to planning assumptions in accordance with national directives, policy changes and local aims, ensuring contracts are robust and incorporate all legal and technical requirements
  • Support contract negotiations with expert knowledge of the wider provider landscape and leverage opportunities for improved performance, quality and value for money
  • Develop and manage relationships with providers which ensures they are held to account for delivery


  • Specialist knowledge of areas relating to the specific requirements of the post
  • Commissioning and/or contracting experience
  • Understanding of the principles of project management