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Contracts Administrator (part time)

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University of Chichester

£23,558 - £25,728 per annum Pro-rata £14,134 - £15,436 per annum

Part Time

Our mission is to be a university community that inspires and enables individuals to exceed their expectations. Things change daily in the busy Facilities Management team so you''ll need to enjoy working in a fast paced multiply- disciplined commercial environment proving the highest standards of customer service to a range of stakeholders.

Located within the Estate Management Department at the University of Chichester the Facilities Management (FM) Team is responsible for the day to day running of both campuses to ensure that the building stock is maintained to the highest standards, the University complies with legal obligations and FM services are delivered to the highest possible standard.

The post holder will work as part of the team (on a job-share basis 22.2 hours per week Wednesday to Friday) and will be responsible for the procurement of FM services from a range of contractors and will provide a direct contract management role in some cases. This will involve the whole contract procurement process, including liaison, networking and communication with a range of external companies and service providers including the preparation of specifications, tendering and contractor selection. Additionally, the post holder is responsible for administration and collation of the Estate Management Record, which is an extensive data collection exercise where accuracy and attention to detail are paramount.

It's essential that you have significant knowledge of procurement practice / procedure to liaise efficiently and effectively with a range of contractors and you can provide professional, accurate administrative support including the ability to write short reports, business emails and tender documentation.

Informal enquiries about the recruitment process are welcomed by Niki Brown, Administrative Manager, on 01243 816144 or email to

Interview Date: Tuesday 06 February 2018

The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under represented at this level.