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Contracts and Performance Manager

£350 - £400 Per Day

UK / Greater London

Estates & Facilities Management

Freelance / Interim

Job Description

REF: 15625
Posted: 08 October 2020
Closes: 15 October 2020

About the client

On behalf of our client, a higher education institution in Greater London, we are seeking to appoint a Contracts & Performance Manager to drive value and high-quality service provision across outsourced estates and facilities management contracts.

Our client is a leading institution with multiple teaching campuses in and around London and the South East. With multiple successful faculties across a broad range of subjects and annual income over £200m, the University is continually developing and improving its estates and facilities provision to support high-quality teaching, research and student experience.


Reporting to the Director of Estates, the Contracts and Performance Manager will have overall responsibility for customer focussed contract performance management across a broad spectrum of estates and facilities management activities, managing outcomes to ensure the University obtains a fit-for-purpose service as well as value for money. Key aspects of the role include performance management of maintenance and FM provision by the University’s subsidiary company and contract management for the development and management of student accommodation provision across of the University. In this crucial role the postholder will be responsible for developing and implementing a contractor performance strategy to ensure value for money and enhanced supplier performance.

Candidate Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will have a proven track record in leading the performance management of a broad range of estates and facilities contracts across a large-scale and diverse estate portfolio. You will have excellent negotiation skills with a high degree of commercial acumen and a value-focused disposition and will be confident at engaging with supply chain at a senior and influential level.

Knowledge and understanding of property and asset management related contracts, and experience of working on design, build, finance, operate (PFI, PPP etc) contracts with responsibility for contract performance management would be particularly advantageous.

What you’ll get in return

This is an interim contract, likely to run for 4-6 weeks to cover a period of long-term absence. You will be offered a competitive daily rate circa £350 per day (equivalent of ~£70k per annum) and flexibility to work from home. This role is inside IR35.

Campaign Timeline

The role is immediate and urgent, with an immediate start essential. If you are interested, apply today to avoid disappointment. Interviews will take place over a video call.

What to do now

For a confidential discussion, please contact the advisor handling this assignment - Matt Donovan ( of The Management Recruitment Group on 07964 465 343. Applications should consist of a CV and a short supporting statement highlighting your suitability to this role.

Equality & Diversity Statement

MRG Interim Executives shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidate/temporary worker is submitted for a vacancy or assignment, or in any terms of employment or terms of engagement for temporary workers. MRG Interim Executives will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with the candidate’s merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required by the particular vacancy.