Contracts Governance Specialist
The Help to Buy (H2B) Equity Loan seeks to stimulate demand for new homes by improving affordability. This contributes toward Homes England's delivery of 300,000 new homes p.a. and towards the objective of delivering home ownership products to customers. The H2B team operates a highly efficient and responsive service through deep understanding of operational policies, procedures, delivery, risks and controls. This ensures that Government’s high priority objectives are met for both new loan sales and the longer term performance of the equity loans.
The Contracts Governance Specialist role will support the Head of Equity Loan Administrator in setting up and operating the contracts governance framework initially to ensure that new contractual mechanisms operationalise effectively within first six months of being agreed through the new procurement and DoV process.
We are looking for:
Degree level qualification and/or appropriate professional contract management qualifications/membership
Highly numerate, with strong experience of contracts governance, performance management and 3rd Party engagement processes.
Must also have a sound working knowledge of Contracts governance development principles and practice
Must have excellent organisational skills and a high level of attention to detail, as well as being used to working at pace and demonstrable ability to work to tight deadlines.
Our successful candidate will:
Provide Secretariat services for formal H2B Contract Governance Platforms, forward planning of their activities and agendas.
Challenge existing processes, support the provision of an effective governance framework across the H2B business and work with colleagues within the Business Management team to implement improvements to governance processes.
Support the Head of Equity Loan Administrator in developing and implementing the new Contracts Governance Framework, ensuring that 3rd Party Partners are clear about governance, performance
and reporting requirements for the H2B Programme and Equity Loan Book Operations.
Act as a highly professional and reliable resource in the areas of contract governance & compliance for the H2B teams by answering questions on procedures, policies, and directives of all aspects of the contract.
Establish, maintain and communicate a common a set of processes and procedures for the management and delivery of H2B contracts working closely with the process owners, and ensure that the processes and procedures meet the commercial, financial, operational and regulatory governance required within the HE
The skills we would like are:
Must have excellent organisational skills and a high level of attention to detail, as well as being used
to working at pace and demonstrable ability to work to tight deadlines.
Collaborative - The ability to work with a range of different stakeholders with various priorities and goals to ensure that the end task is delivered on time, within budget and within the approved risk appetite.
Creative - Detail oriented, with an ability to drive improvement and change How to apply:
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