Contracts Manager

We currently have a requirement for a Contracts Manager. In this role you will be responsible for managing all site-based activities to ensure contracts are delivered on time, to the required standards within budget, whilst maximising client satisfaction. This role is an exciting opportunity to work with a diverse team of people delivering world class projects.

The Job Role

In the role you will be responsible for planning and monitoring all aspects of the Fit-Out contract, you will agree job programmes and monitor progress. You will compile procurement schedules and liaise with the buying departing regarding site supply and specialist requirements, specifying deadlines. You will ensure enquiries and/or tender packages are sent to sub-contractors and suppliers so that orders can be placed in time to meet programme.

In conjunction with the Quantity Surveyor, you will monitor job costs and progress against budget. You will also be responsible for maintaining client relationships and you will attend meetings with clients and/or their representatives as required. You will manage labour requirements on site to ensure maximum efficiency as well as ensuring operational standards are met. You will monitor site practices and routines to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.

What are we looking for?

Essential:

Construction Management HND/Degree or equivalent

Substantial experience of the full life cycle of a number of high end fit out project, involving the supervision of the project and the staff working on it.

CSCS card (Management level)

Knowledge of CDM regulations.

Experience in the co-ordination and installation of services.

People management skills, to be able to instruct staff, deal with difficult staffing situations and maintain a productive, happy but disciplined working environment.

To be good at planning ahead as far as possible and as the project progresses, checking back to plans/programmes regularly.

Ability to read and interpret drawings using AutoCAD.

The willingness to travel to meetings/events and work unsocial hours atweekends and evenings.

An understanding of and commitment to your individual responsibility to comply with Health & Safety Policy.

Driven by results with a strong desire to succeed.

A positive approach to problem solving, decision making and dealing with a wide range of people including senior stakeholders.

Confident and comfortable negotiating with a variety of people at all levels.

Desirable:

Qualified first aider

Membership of professional body- MCIOB,RICS or Equivalent

Why work for us?

  • Competitive Salary and benefits package
  • Contributory pension
  • Westfield Health
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Satisfying projects to work on and a great team to be part of

Interested in the job?

If you feel you have something to contribute above the ordinary then we would love to hear from you.

Please send us your CV and we will get back to you!