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REF: JO0000030040

Contracts Performance Manager

£30,000 - £42,000 per annum (Permanent)

Nottinghamshire

Contracts Performance Manager - Environment Department - Nottinghamshire

The Contracts Performance Manager will manage a UK wide portfolio of 70+ operational mine water treatment schemes by adopting a collaborative approach with our contractors whilst maintaining effective contractual discipline and control.

Also required to foster a culture of partnership, apply a commercial outlook to deliver value for money and progress business opportunities in support of our client's ambitious objective of managing zero cost mine water treatment schemes.

Responsibilities of the Contracts Performance Manager:

·To provide technical support relating to the operation of mine water treatments schemes, pumping operations, chemical treatment, reed bed maintenance and waste disposal.

To ensure excellent Health and Safety performance, both personal and in terms of Contractor performance:

·Promote a positive culture in relation to Health, Safety and Environmental Management;
·Undertake site audits taking appropriate actions as required.
·Promote and support sustainable management initiatives.

Ensure positive relations are developed and maintained with key stakeholders including Term Contractors, Regulatory Agencies, Government bodies and members of the public.

·Promote the Coal Authority brand;
·Proactively encourage partnership working;
·Recognise and stimulate business opportunities

To manage regulatory compliance relating to active and passive mine water treatment schemes:

·Ensure assets are maintained in accordance with the Service Information;
·Ensure appropriate operational controls are in place to monitor operational performance against regulatory compliance standards;
·Ensure that the extensive monitoring programme (flow and chemical analysis) is undertaken in accordance with the Service Information.

To expertly manage the NEC Term Services Contract relating to the operational management and maintenance of mine water treatment schemes:

·Effectively implement the provisions of the NEC Term Services Contract in a spirit of mutual trust and co-operation;
·Monitor performance against the contractors plan;
·Assess and agree KPI's;
·Effectively manage applications for payment, monitor pain/gain status and provide reliable spend forecasts and reports.

To drive continuous improvement through innovation and good practice:

·Setting and delivering against challenging targets relating to efficiency savings;
·Attain best value solutions in the context of whole life cost;
·Assist with the introduction of new water treatment technologies.

To manage a programme of works associated with sludge treatment and disposal:

·Ensure effective technologies are employed;
·Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and planning conditions;
·Ensure effective cost controls are implemented;
·Ensure that beneficial disposal options are considered.

To manage additional work associated with non-routine maintenance, installation of flow monitoring structures, capital improvement and professional services.

·Manage and develop programmes of work that ensure assets are fit for purpose;
·Evaluate contractor proposals from both a technical and financial perspective;
·Comply with CDM Regulations including the preparation of Pre-Construction Information.

To assist in the tendering for external funding and commercial opportunities:

·Submit technically competent returns that demonstrate value for money;
·Promote added value and innovative solutions where appropriate;
·Review submissions in light of feedback and high quality returns that are highly competitive and show originality where required.

Essential Requirements of the Contracts Performance Manager:

·HND in an appropriate discipline
·Experienced in managing contracts
·Negotiation skills
·Analytical skills

Desirable Requirements of the Contracts Performance Manager:

·Chartered Engineer
·Corporate Membership of a professional body
·NEC TSC Service Manager Accreditation
·Water Industry Experience
·Working knowledge of NEC 3 Contracts Waste Management
·Process Engineering abilities

Salary offered is between £30,000 - £42,000 depending on experience. To apply, send an up to date CV to Ian Martin.

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