Framework Manager

Posted 16 June 2022
SalaryUp to £454 per day
Job type Temporary
DisciplineProfessional & Technical
ContactMarlon Sorhaindo

Job description

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council are recruiting for a Frameworks Manager to join their team on a temporary contract

Start Date:



6 Months

Working Location:

Huntingdon, 90% Remote working

Working Hours:


Overall purpose of the role:

This is a critical senior management role which will be at the forefront of leading and delivering significant efficiency savings in the highways sector in line with Government and local government objectives. This role will drive efficiency savings amongst the Framework Contracts such as Eastern Highway and Joint Professional Services Framework, through the promotion and enabling of greater collaborative working through the Frameworks members, their contractors and suppliers.
Through collaborative working the suppliers aims to deliver savings for all the authorities within the partnership. This post will therefore be responsible for the identification and oversight of collaborative opportunities, facilitation of project groups, and leading and driving forward efficiencies. The role will also seek efficiencies through collaboratively procuring contracts.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the development of the Frameworks as an organisation, in collaboration with key stakeholders from across all Authorities, to deliver Client objectives.
  • Promote, maintain and develop the culture of collaborative and consultative working across the Frameworks to support the development of the frameworks.
  • Report to, support and advise the Boards and implement decisions arising, and lead the development and implementation of any successor frameworks.
  • Produce the frameworks Annual Business Plan and present for approval by the Board.
  • Produce the frameworks 'End of Year' Progress Report to the Board. The 'End of Year' report will reflect upon what has been delivered by the programmed work-streams over the past 12 months and the scale of efficiency savings actually achieved. The report will also include other achievements and issues experienced.
  • Maintain expert knowledge of relevant legislation, standards and public policy issues affecting the Frameworks and its development on frameworks of all Authorities.
  • Ensure that successful outcomes and associated identified best practice is communicated to all framework members and other stakeholder partners.
  • Ensure that members remain aware of emerging and new efficiency opportunities.

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • Relevant Engineering, Highways or Project Management Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Extensive Highways or Transportation sector experience at a senior level
  • A clear understanding of the national highways agenda and emerging issues.
  • Chartered Civil Engineer or a Chartered Member of a relevant Highways Institution or an equivalent post-graduate professional qualification in project management is desirable