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Contracts Manager

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: NT95947LON
  • Location: Location: England, Slough
  • Sector: Sector: Project Controls, Contracts & Claims, Power
  • Salary: Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 06/10/2016
 Develop and update Life cycle costing data using Caterpillar software
 Develop maintenance package proposals for any customer in any business unit based on
the requirements in tenders, from discussions with sales staff or customers directly
 Present maintenance packages to internal and external customers
 Negotiate contract scope, terms and values with customers
 Explain and document the maintenance strategy used in developing the rates
 Update and maintain Total cost of ownership models
 Update and develop other calculators for other owning and operating costs
 Provide cash flow and profitability forecasts for any proposed contracts.
 Develop and manage repair option projects for all sectors of the busines

Rate development

Based on field experience, using Caterpillar Software

 Modify and develop files detailing when each component of a machine will be changed and
its cost

 Develop man hour requirements for carrying out each task

 Develop parts required details, for each rebuild or repair of a component and machine
system

 Develop inclusions and exclusions for repair options with detailed pricing

 Provide the estimated machine down time for each task to be carried out

 Understand and include the ability to change pricing factors for labour and parts for
contracts

Contract development

 Identify the scope of work required by each contract operation, negotiate this with the end users where needed.

 Calculate the staff needed for each contract and build organisational charts and costings
based on the relevant shift patterns and scope.

 Working with Unatrac legal department agree contract terms and conditions applicable to
each contract

 Develop tooling, vehicle and equipment lists and costs for each contract

 Develop a full cash flow and profitability forecast for each project.

 Develop pricing and information tables as required for each section of a contract.

 Develop job descriptions for each member of the contract operating team

 Negotiate all parts and sections of the contract with end users.


Implementation development

 Interview staff for contract positions

 Manage contract documents

 Provide maintenance strategy details to all site management and explain the strategy

 Work with suppliers to provide tooling, special vehicles and equipment, work with shipping

agencies where needed to ship equipment to remote sites.

 Provide, monitor and manage accurate time limes on machine deliveries and contract
start up

 Work with local Mantrac service departments on local staff selection, training and
processes for implementation and operation.

 Work with local Mantrac parts departments on parts and component stocking lists, parts
stock ramp up and sourcing of any non OEM consumables


Analysis

 Carry out monthly analysis of each contract extracting and analysing the cost versus
revenue for each piece of equipment being maintained

 Carry out analysis of any management fees to ensure the contract remain profitable and
any excess expenses are identified and remediation plans put in place

 Liaise with local finance teams regarding cost allocations and suspense account
provisions.

 Provide feedback to the project managers and in-territory management on contract status
and likely outcomes.

 Compare estimated component rebuild costs with actual cost and update original costing
fields to reflect the changes.

For more information about this role please contact our London office