Estates Supply Chain & Contracts Manager

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At the University of Warwick, our research is internationally leading, provocative and impactful. Our research transforms the ways in which we understand the world, creating lives that are healthier, safer, more resilient, more just and more fulfilled.

Solutions to global, national and regional challenges are achieved through disciplinary and interdisciplinary research that pushes the frontiers of knowledge. All our research is inspired by fundamental questions led by our own intellectual curiosity. Through our research, we also strive to inspire the curiosity of others.

The Estates Supply Chain & Contracts Manager will lead the direction of all contracts including services and material procurement for the Estates Operations. The role will ensure a consistent and high standard approach across all disciplines for the design, tendering, management and control of contracts and contractors. Creating a framework that provides governance and compliance of all contracts, working to NEC and JCT standards forms of contract.

The role will work closely with all departments of the Estates Operations, as well as Procurement and Finance sections, to ensure delivery of the contract services, benefits and costs, contributing to the development of tenders and influencing budget planning. The post holder will provide an escalation point for contract disputes, providing expert advice and resolution.

The successful candidate will be qualified to HND/HNC level in a hard services discipline with extensive experience in the management of hard and soft services contracts. This role will suit professionals with experience across diverse, complex estates who are adept in delivering ‘best in class’ services in similar high public footfall environments.

To arrange a confidential discussion and/or to request the full briefing particulars, please contact our retained advisor Matthew Giles on ( ) of The Management Recruitment Group.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 5th June 2022.


The Management Recruitment Group, formed in 2007, focuses on senior appointments in the Built Environment.

Our team, currently over forty strong, work in specialist business units covering a broad range of activities from Facilities & Estates Management to Bids, Design, Construction, Property and Infrastructure.

When you work with MRG you will deal with an expert, someone who speaks your language and will grow with you as your business grows or help you when you need to move to develop your career.

Our Board has an average of over twenty five years’ experience in recruitment in Construction and Property, our Managers average over twelve years’ in their specialist fields and our Consultants average over ten years.

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