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Contract Support - Leicester (m/f/d)

Location: Leicester, United Kingdom | Full time

Your Challenge

We have a new vacancy for a Contract Support to join the very busy team based in Leicester.

The role of the Contract Support is to support the Field Engineering Services/Operations Managers to ensure effective commercial administration and management of contracts.

Key Responsibilities

  • To create and update as required job budgets and forecasts within SAP or similar system in use at the time, using initial handover tender information and updates from Managers as they occur
  • To review and support the Managers overseeing of the project ledgers to maximise recoveries
  • To meet regularly with the Management team to review contract performance ensuring SAP data is up to date and accurate
  • To support the Managers to deliver projects to tendered costs and at least to tendered margin, reviewing variances of actual costs/revenue from the financial outlook and produce overview reports as required
  • To support the Managers by updating and maintaining outlooks for revenue, recovery, and margin forecasts
  • To schedule and maintain up to date records of all the projects within the region to enable the timely application and invoicing of all works
  • To provide support to ensure the proactive credit control of contracts ensuring certificates of payment are received from clients on time as per contract conditions, invoiced and paid on time and to identify opportunities for cash flow improvements and to communicate these internally
  • To provide support, as required, to the and Managers with data required for the procurement and account management of our supply chain (including enquiries, managing scope, price and terms & conditions, placing of orders, dealing with change control measures & certification of payments due to our supply chain)
  • To carry out the regional requirements, as required, to ensure application for payments to clients and SAP invoice generation is carried out for all contracts in accordance with company requirements and contractual obligations
  • To ensure all projects are continually reviewed to minimise WIP (work in progress)
  • To deputise for Senior Contract Support during absence.

Your Profile

In order to fulfil the role successfully the following are some of the key skills and experience required:

  • Minimum GCSE’s or equivalent including English & Maths (Grade 5 & above)
  • Demonstrable experience of project contractual terms and conditions
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise to meet the business unit goals and priorities.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Good Knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the business
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Team working
  • Willingness to travel as required
  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Experience of SAP

Your Benefit

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, SWARCO UK & Ireland actively runs employee opinion surveys as part of our drive to provide a comfortable and supportive working environment. We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, and the option to buy an agreed number of days
  • Perkbox - employee discounts portal
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance up to 4x salary


Please apply by clicking the apply button.

Applications are shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before any advertised closing date. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Applications received after the closing date will not be processed.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our PSL, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers. If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you.


Become a part of SWARCO. We look forward to receiving your comprehensive application via the online tool.

SWARCO UK & Ireland Ltd
Centurion Way
Meridian Business Park
LE19 1WH +44 (0)116 282 8500

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