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Contract Management Team Officer.

Job summary

£26995 - £29776
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
06 July 2021 at midnight
IRC87682 E
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for a Contract Management Team Officer within Accountancy in Bankruptcy based in Kilwinning. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

The Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) is responsible for the supervision and some administration of personal bankruptcy in Scotland.

This B1 role is located within the Accountant in Bankruptcy Contracts team. Centralising contract management processes, the team is responsible for the contract management of the majority of AiB contracts and currently consists of 7 members of staff.

Working within a centralised contracts team, you will support the management of some of AiB's key contracts, using various methods and contract management tools. The contract management process looks at the performance of suppliers, assessing the efficiency of actions, accuracy and timeliness. You will work closely alongside case operations and internal teams to rate performance, identify trends and escalate areas for resolution. You will support regular review meetings, building relationships with suppliers, arranging workshops and debates to discuss continuous improvement.
The role provides an excellent opportunity to work closely with internal colleagues and contract suppliers, building relationships through commercial awareness and contract management.

Qualifications Required
For jobs in Band B & C you must hold a minimum of 3 Highers or equivalent.

Other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact to discuss.

Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.

Essential Criteria
1. Excellent verbal and written communication, with the ability to establish good working relationships with external stakeholders and a strong degree of accuracy and attention to detail in all aspects of work.
2. Good planning and organisational skills, with the ability to balance competing priorities and a busy workload to meet tight deadlines.
3. The ability to work both independently and as part of a small team whilst adapting to changing work priorities.
4. The ability to effectively analyse information and numerical data, with a good working knowledge of excel, in order to generate solutions and recommendations.

Nationality Requirements
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
• UK nationals
• nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UKs
• nationals of the Republic of Ireland
• nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
• certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the "Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants" which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Yvonne Tomnay at Yvonne.Tomnay@aib.gov.uk.

Important Information Regarding Interviews
In recognition of the Scottish Government's ongoing measures and guidance in its response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we would like to advise applicants that a decision has been taken that all interviews must be conducted in a virtual/remote setting.

In order to facilitate this new way of working, we are asking all applicants to ensure that they have a suitable space to complete the virtual interview. In addition, a personal device of choice, which has the interview application downloaded. This could be MS Teams or Webex for example. This will allow candidates to undertake the interview/assessment if selected. We are also asking you to ensure that your personal Wi-Fi/Broadband capacity will be sufficient to carry both audio and video feeds.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the resourcing team via recruitment@gov.scot.

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