Contracts Administrator

Chichester, United Kingdom
13 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Date posted 12/01/2018
Application closing date 28/01/2018
Location Chichester Campus
Salary £23,558 - £25,728 per annum Pro-rata £14,134 - £15,436 per annum
Package Local Government Pension scheme, paid holiday (25 days plus bank holidays), green site setting, on and off site parking and cycle purchase scheme.
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

Our mission is to be a university community that inspires and enables individuals to exceed their expectations. Things change daily in the busy Estate 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.
The Estate Management Department at the University of Chichester the 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 Estate Management 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.

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