Contract Monitoring Officer

Contract Monitoring Officer

  • Location: Witney
  • Salary: £23,019 per annum
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 20 January 2021
  • Interview Date: 01 February 2021

About the role…

Publica is a unique place to work – we’re a local government organisation with a twist! Publica wants to transform the way local services are delivered. To help do this we have started to fundamentally rethink the way we design our services in the digital era so that Publica is a customer focused organisation driven by real user needs.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Commercial team as a Contract Monitoring Officer.  The successful candidate will undertake contract monitoring for leisure & waste contracts in West Oxfordshire. You will ensure contract compliance and monitor performance, health & safety, review data, attending meetings with contractor’s/site partners and undertaking visits to ensure the appropriate service standards are meet.  You will investigate complaints and seek resolutions. You will be trained as a Super User on the Council’s Alloy environmental services system and will act as an architect to develop and implement process and service improvements.


You will need…

  • A level NVQ3, or BTEC Relevant professional qualification (Office/ Admin e.g. CLAIT) (relevant experience can be considered as an alternative)
  • Experience in contract management
  • Experience in project delivery
  • Experience in Waste/Leisure performance management
  • Experience in dealing with Customers
  • Experience in Health & Safety monitoring


For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

Special Conditions…

  • Use of a car for work purposes

Please follow the link to see our great benefits: Benefits

Closing date for CV’s: Wednesday 20th January 2021 @ midnight
Interview Date: week commencing 1st February 2021

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Suzanne Jones on


Your application will not be considered if you have not provided a supporting statement, in addition to your CV.

If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above by clicking on the ‘Apply for this Position’ icon within this page. Alternatively, please email us at or contact the recruitment team on 01285 623079/70

Please note that if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date shown on the advert, unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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