Contracts Manager

The Leicestershire College is looking to recruit an experienced Contracts & Governance Manager to lead a small team, reporting to the Director of Governance & Legal Services.

The post holder will be responsible for managing the tracking, monitoring and compliance of all college ‘contracted’ provision. (To include subcontracting-in, subcontracting-out, all commercial contracts, HE, International and Apprenticeship contracts.)

The postholder will also manage the newly-merged team, which handles complaints, appeals and data protection issues, while supporting the College’s governance function.

To be considered for the position candidates should be able to demonstrate good leadership and be target driven and self-motivated. A detailed knowledge of both operational and legal contracting activities is essential as the post will involve interpreting specialised data, and problem solving on a daily basis. Experience of Further Education subcontracting rules will be an advantage. We are looking for someone who has excellent communication and negotiation skills and can work closely with staff at all levels of the College.

The Leicestershire College is a great place to work and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Alongside our commitment to your professional and personal development, we also offer a generous benefits package including:

  • On-site parking
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Additional holiday is available to purchase
  • Access to onsite restaurant, cafes, and library
  • Scottish Widow pension scheme

We are and have consistently invested in providing our learners and employees with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources.

The successful candidate will be employed by The Leicestershire College a subsidiary company of Loughborough College. The terms and conditions of employment offered by the Leicestershire College are different to those of Loughborough College. Please note that employees of the Leicestershire College are based at Loughborough College.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing their circumstances against criteria specified on the Gov website.


For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.