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Contract Administrator

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Demand IT & Business Engagement

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  • Salary:

    £200 - £220 per day

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Montash have been engaged by one of our leading Clients to source a talented Contracts Administrator for a 6 month contract in Canary Wharf. The successful candidate will offer efficient and effective administrative support to the Vendor Management team. This position is partially a mix of PMO and Contract Administrator responsibilities.

The Vendor Management's team's purpose is to provide end to end contract management of Third Party Providers on behalf of the client's in order to achieve it's objectives. It aims to protect or reduce costs, mitigate commercial risk and maintain effective relationships.


* Provide comprehensive administrative support in a highly sensitive and confidential area;
* Initiate and manage through approvals processes and assertively chase approvers for progress, using own initiative to remove blockers; Manage team on-boarding (raising and managing paperwork and facilities)
* Manage administrative tasks ensuring deadlines are met and delivery is of a high standard; this may include minute taking in governance meetings, formatting powerpoint decks for use in meetings

* Use the appropriate document storage systems so that VM team can access documents with ease in accordance with the Records Management policy, ensuring that there is a visible audit trail
* Arrange meetings and book meeting rooms
* Assist Vendor Managers with Records Management
* Continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of current processes in accordance with best practice and Policy
* Provide efficient ad hoc support where required

Essential Skills

* Well organised
* Excellent attention to detail
* Results driven
* Experienced in understanding and following a moderately complex Delegation of Authority (DoA) structure
* Ability to build strong relationship across all functional areas and organisational levels
* Proficient user of Microsoft Office applications e.g. Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Sharepoint
* Proficient use of the English language both oral and written
* Good organization skills with the ability to anticipate requirements, prioritise own workload and set daily/weekly objectives and targets

Bonus Skills

* Commercial skills eg purchasing
* Finance Administration eg Accounts payable
* Use of Document Management Systems