Contract Manager

  • Job Reference: 00043301-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2024
  • Employer: ScottishPower
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £42,800 to £53,500
  • Sector: Procurement
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title Contract Manager 

Location Glasgow 

Salary from £42,800, bonus up to 10% and health cover 

Flexible Working Pattern 


Help us create a better future, quicker 

This role will include working closely with wider O&M teams, Legal, Insurance, Financial and Group Purchasing teams to ensure contracts are managed effectively. The Contracts Manager will be responsible for defining contracting strategies and plans, tendering, negotiating and (in some cases) managing multi-million pound onshore Service contracts. In addition, the individual will be responsible for supporting development of procedures for site functions. 

What you'll be doing 

You'll be leading the end to end commercial contract cycle, involving strategy, procurement, implementation, management and renewal phases of multi-million pound critical contracts. 

Leading the development and implementation of contract strategies for the SPR UK Onshore Operational Portfolio to maximise contract value and mitigate risk 

Through specialist knowledge of contract management, identify, manage and deliver competitive tendering strategies to support the business' commercial and performance objectives. 

Working closely with the Procurement team and O&M teams to prepare detailed contract scope for invitations to tender for designated contracts. 

What you'll bring 

  • High level of direct experience in leading and managing high value, complex and critical engineering and maintenance contracts. 

  • Good all round understanding of financial, commercial and business principles and risk mitigation practices. 

  • Knowledge and experience in creation and analysis of detailed contract performance reports, identification of performance issues, development of action plans for resolution of issues and driving performance improvements. 

  • Experience in commercial and contractual aspects of technology and engineering 

  • Proven ability to manage negotiation of multiple commercially complex contracts against tight timescales 

  • Strong ability to manage own performance with focus on delivery within a varied and challenging workload whilst producing high quality results. 

  • Strong computer and general IT literacy, as a minimum MS Office and excel. 

  • Ability to travel to projects across the UK and Ireland and internationally as required with a valid UK Driving License and Passport 

What's in it for you 

As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%. 

At ScottishPower, we believe it's the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that - so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That's why our benefits include: 

  • 36 days annual leave 

  • Holiday Purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave 

  • Share Schemes 

  • Payroll Giving and Charity Matched Funding 

  • Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purchases 

  • Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving 

  • Cycle to Work scheme and Public Transport Season Ticket Loans 

  • Healthcare benefit options including: Dental Insurance, Private Medical Insurance, Health Cash Plan and annual Health Assessments 

  • Life Assurance (4x salary) 

  • Access to Savesmart financial wellbeing support 

  • Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more 


Why ScottishPower 

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. With a commitment to generate all of our energy from renewable resources and a drive to create the energy infrastructure of the future, we're at the forefront of the journey to Net Zero and investing over £6m every working day to make this happen. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation. 

Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in. 

ScottishPower is committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to careers .