Salary:£44,863 – £46,845 per annum 
Closing date:02/12/2021 

Job Duties:

The STS Project will provide transformed service provision, unified information and technology systems for the Further Education sector in Northern Ireland including Learner Management, Human Resource Management, Payroll and Financial Management.
The Contract Manager will be responsible for the short- and long-term management of contracts relating to software LMS, Finance, HR and other related contracts including those related to hosting services; ensuring that all terms and conditions are met and delivered to the required specifications.
The Contract Manager will provide detailed reports in line with the contract management schedule to the Project Boards and Contract Management Boards and maintain record keeping necessary for corporate governance.
The Contract Manager will represent Colleges NI along with subject matter specialism meetings with contractors.

Qualifications / Experience:

Applicants must, at the closing date for receipt of application forms:
Have at least a Level 6 qualification in any discipline
Have a minimum of two years employment experience (within the last 5 years) to include:
Experience of managing software and hosting service contracts: (including extension of contracts and procurement of additional contracts).
Experience of project management (to include project planning/ methodologies, KPI monitoring/control and managing deadlines).
Demonstrable problem-solving, dispute resolution and negotiation skills.
Experience of effective stakeholder engagement both internally and externally.
Experience of producing and presenting timely information and detailed reports to Board-level groups (such as Project Board/Contracts Management Board/Governing Body or Senior Management Board).
Experience of budgetary, audit and governance compliance/control.

Application Method:

Apply online at https://nwrc.getgotjobs.co.uk/ Ref: 02231/21