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Patching Contract Lead - Highways Service

<p>This role will be working within Manchester City Council Highways Service across the &rsquo;Contracts team&rsquo; within Network Management.

The team are dedicated to Highway Maintenance, the position will be responsible for leading and managing the &lsquo;Patching defect repairs contract &lsquo;including highway emergency response.

The role will report to the Contracts Manager.&nbsp;<br />
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You will provide leadership to resource planning, procurement and commissioning in order to deliver a cost-effective and efficient service.

This may be through contract management and service commissioning, or through the management of a business unit.

Accountable for all aspects of contract or service agreements, taking a lead on strategic reviews where required to ensure that commissioned services are fit for purpose.

Experience of working across Highways and civil engineering projects including maintenance and construction from commencement through to completion stages including post remedial defect liability.&nbsp;<br />
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Ensure effective commercial performance management, building capacity within the service to maintain continuous improvement against key performance indicators and service level agreements.

Experience of managing Tier 1 framework providers as well as managing internal staff.&nbsp;<br />
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Support and provide expert advice to stakeholders within the organisation to ensure commercial processes, strategies and appropriate systems are in place for contract review and consult stakeholders regarding service development and direction.&nbsp;<br />
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&nbsp;Contribute to the delivery of high quality analysis of the current market and the impact of potential changes and work with stakeholders to ensure a stable core of efficient, effective providers and a market which is developed to meet future need.<br />
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The successful candidate will have:&nbsp;<br />
&bull; Excellent proven communication demonstrating the ability to negotiate diffi

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