Contract Manager - SSU Bristol

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Employment Related Services

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lesley Clydesdale

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Contract Manager

Full time 35 hours a week


Bristol with some travel across the South West

£ 30000 to £ 35000 per year

My client is a UK registered Charity committed to providing quality employment and skills services to disadvantaged members of the community

An exciting position has arisen for a manager to lead the Skills Support for the Unemployed

contract in Bristol with some travel across the South West

If you are a manager with experience in the skills sector and knowledge of the SSU or a similar funded contract then please do get in touch with your cv

You will manage a small team of tutors and case managers

Job Purpose

  • The Contract Manager will own and manage the performance expectations and income contribution of the contract in a defined geographical area.
  • This role will incorporate performance and financial management, leading and managing a high performing team, business development and growth planning to secure additional income sources.
  • The role will require a high level of competencies in all areas of commercial management and the Contract Manager will be responsible for the Contract's growth in the designated geographical area.
  • The Contract Manager will demonstrate a hunger to achieve/exceed targets, thus ensuring all customers get the maximum support they need and the business achieves maximum revenue from multiple streams for each customer.

Key Accountabilities

  • Achieve and exceed contractual and financial targets for multiple funding streams.
  • To manage and deliver financial budgets through comprehensive financial planning and reconciliation.
  • To analyse and interpret management information to develop business strategies to maximise income.
  • To develop strong networking relationships within a designated geographical area to increase awareness to local labour market opportunities, business opportunities and contract requirements.
  • To identify, secure and implement new business opportunities to meet agreed new business development targets.
  • To deliver skills programme contract requirements
  • To develop employer engagement opportunities to meet sustainable employment targets

Personal Attributes:

  • An adept communicator with the ability to persuade, influence, listens to others and challenge objections in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Ability to develop positive and productive relationships.
  • Being reliable, dependable and committed.