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Contract Manager & Operation Support

Date: 11-Jan-2022

Location: Corby, East Midlands, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description


Job Title:          Contract Manager & Operational Support

Business:         Tata Steel Tubes

Location:          Corby (NN17)

Salary:              £30,000 - £38,000 (dependent on experience) + Benefits

Closing Date:   11:00pm on 24th January 2022


We believe our strength is not just within our steel, but also in the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference. 

The Role

We are looking to recruit a Contract Manager & Operation Support for our Tubes site in Corby, East Midlands. Within the role, you will coordinate site service contractor activities, supporting the delivery of value and ensuring compliance and other related standards at Corby.  You will ensure a consistent approach to contractor management standards across the site; identify and lead improvement opportunities and to deliver financial results. 

The position is a value delivering role and also  key in the maintenance of contractor management process, together with high levels of compliance, across the Corby Site.  Implementation and maintenance of contractor management best practice, including uniformity and consistency, and making sure site gets value for money are key to succeed in the role.

Duties and responsibilities within the role will include but not be limited to:

  • Manage the coordination of contractor activities to ensure that contracts deliver value and their  activities support compliance
  • To deliver the Corby Contractor Governance Plan, ensuring that agreed milestones and standards are met in accordance with group policy documents and Health & Safety Standards. Establish which of the current contractual arrangements with in site operations are operating outside of the Contractor Governance Standard and develop a plan to comply with this standard including proposals for immediate corrective actions.
  • Provide guidance in the preparation of contract performance measures to the Contract users/owners and ensure administration support is available to collect the information for analysis by them
  • Monitor and review the schedule for contract review meetings, chaired by individual Contract owners, and agreed KPIs are reviewed
  • Identify key milestones within each contract lifecycle, monitor adherence to these milestones and advise the site management of significant variations.
  • Maintain a Corby dashboard in order to promote awareness and required corrective actions related to contractor performance
  • Promote continuous improvement through the identification and further implementation of good practice being delivered by individual contracts.
  • Co-ordinate & manage key contractors to ensure they follow all Health & Safety guidelines, and provide standard service and value for money for the site
  • Work towards year on year cost reduction for contractual spend for the site and review actual spend on contracted services within site operations to identify any variation from forecast and highlight areas of opportunity to increase value.

What are we looking for?

In order to be considered for this role, applicants will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Proven experience of working with contractors and the contractor management process e.g within Commercial / Supplies / Contractor Management / Contracts Management / Auditing / Surveying.
  • Should have experience in deriving more value from suppliers/contractors
  • The ability to effectively communicate and create engagement at all levels particularly with key contract owners and contract stakeholders.
  • Committed to achieving safety, environmental and unit productivity targets through the contractual relationship.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in their respective discipline and able to demonstrate key related achievements from their experience and job knowledge.


The Benefits

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:

  • A market competitive salary
  • 35 days holidays per annum
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Annual Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance
  • Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)

 We also have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services.

Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services


The Business

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top 10 steel producers. The combined group has an annual aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 33 million tonnes with approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.


To learn more about who we are and what we can offer our future employees, please click on the link to watch the following video:

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