Interim Contracts and Grant Specialist

Discipline: Procurement

Sector: Local Government

Location: Currently Remote Working (usually Central London)

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 06/04/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: 4 - 6 months

Salary: Negotiable (Inside IR35)


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Contracts and Grants Specialist to join an organisation, which through the work that they do, is pivotal to the safety of Londoners.


Job Specification:

  • As Contracts and Grants experience, you will have responsibility for the execution of all stages of the grants and contracts process.
  • You will provide a management overview and oversight of the efficacy of the contracts and grants process
  • You will work collaboratively across a range of key stakeholders and commissioners across the organisation



  • Work with commissioners to translate specifications into contract and grant terms
  • Work with commissioners to advise on and enact variations to contract and grants
  • Manage and track the pipeline of upcoming, in progress and expiring contracts and grants
  • Manage sign-off of all stages of contract and grant processes
  • Work with procurement to ensure compliance with processes and guidance
  • Maintain a standard approach to contract and grant terms and conditions


Person Specification:

  • Extensive technical knowledge and experience of contracts and grants within a service delivery environment.
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing and delivering efficient processes for the timely execution of contracts and grants.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate, build relationships, influence and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders, and other technical professionals.
  • Committed to quality outcomes and value for money for commissioned and operational services.
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment and deliver priorities at pace.
  • Managing a quality service – define and integrate clear structures, policies, systems and resources to promote efficient service delivery.
  • Ability to work across teams and directorates to deliver key priorities, building rapport and motivating others to succeed.


For a confidential discussion on the above requirement, please contact me at or 07540 637 439

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