Contract Managers specialize in negotiating and supervising supply contracts. Primary responsibilities of Contract Managers are to maintain ongoing relationships with suppliers of goods and services, and manage and supervise the contracts team. Contract Managers must oversee financial budgets and maintain cost-effectiveness. They work to improve the contracts process and to safeguard capacity, quality, and continuity in the long term.
Contract Managers provide guidance on any contract-related matters to staff, and also develop and implement policies and procedures by which to manage and administer contracts. They also maintain contractual records and documentation for the company.