Vacancy Details

Contract Assistant

  • £145 - £175 per day
  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Contract Assistant

From £ 145- £ 175 p/d - inside IR35

Hybrid Milton Keynes

6-Month Contract

We are seeking a Contract Assistant for our government client.

The role location is hybrid, based between 2 days per week on site in Milton Keynes and the remainder of the week working remotely. There is also the option to work 5 days in the office if preferred.

This role is inside IR35 - Due to the service of the role it will now be based on an Umbrella solution.

Role Profile/Responsibilities:

  • Support the management of supply chain contracts to achieve the most cost-effective delivery of goods and services
  • Collate data on all transactions incurred in delivering contracts
  • Investigate and reconcile transactions and costs as part of an end-to-end process
  • Develop effective relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Develop and maintain processes for effective query resolution
  • Support the team as required, to deliver a comprehensive service to the business areas
  • Provide data, analysis and commentary for management reports
  • Assist in supporting the timely collection of business unit commercial information and payment of business unit creditors
  • Assist in identification and implementation of quality and efficiency improvement initiatives


  • Admin skills
  • Data analysis
  • MS Office
  • Able to organise & prioritise
  • Attend business review meetings with suppliers and take minutes (may be at other offices - train travel or car hire will be provided)
  • Punctual - can start between 7.30am and 9am
  • Able to manipulate data in Excel (pivot tables, create pivot graphs for reporting purposes and use IF statements)
  • Aware of current economic trends/able to recognise current news/trends - must be commercially aware
  • Safety - able to work in an environment where safety is paramount and able to raise safety and wellbeing issues
  • Proven ability to work to tight deadlines and mandated processes with a high level of accuracy
  • Good administration and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Good commercial awareness
  • A customer focussed approach


  • Rail knowledge and experience - may have dealt with manufacturing companies, supply chain, distribution
  • Awareness of supply chain processes
  • Experience within a customer service role

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