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Senior Centre of Excellence Lead - £75K - West Sussex

Senior Centre of Excellence Lead - £75K - West Sussex

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    West Sussex, England

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    £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits Package

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    Brad Mills

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    about 1 year ago

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Senior Centre of Excellence Lead - £75K - West Sussex

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an ambitious organisation, within their Procurement function, that is going through an exciting transformational process in which an £800 million investment programme is getting underway. As the Senior Centre of Excellence Lead, you will be tasked with centralising the contract management function.

Location: West Sussex

Salary: £75,000 + competitive benefits package

Role Remit:

  • You will instrumental in elevating Contract Management across Southern Water through the development of a scalable contract management practice
  • Develop a contract management best practice framework, processes, procedures tools and templates which drive a consistency and standardised output
  • Drive business directorate and functional contract owner adoption via the development and implementation of an effective training programme in the use of the processes, procedures, tools and templates
  • Develop and implement a contract management technology strategy to drive simplification and increasing levels of automation of key contract management activities.


  • Demonstrated evidence of experience in contract management - track record in contract management, procurement or legal
  • Recognised as a Contract Management professional and experience in implementing contract management
  • Experience in working within a complex stakeholder environment with a demonstrated skill in managing and influencing stakeholders
  • Degree qualified or equivalent
  • Desirable: Relevant professional qualification - e.g. IACCM, CIPS
  • Desirable: Experience of OJEU and/or Utilities Contract Regulations

If you are interested in discussing further, please either apply below or get in touch with Brad Mills on 01483 212 190 or with your CV.