Contracts Manager


Contracts Manager: Job Summary

Reference Location Sector Contract Type Posted
Contracts Manager South On-Site Installation & Site Management Permanent 29/01/2020

The role holder will be responsible for the relationships and contracts between the company and customers/suppliers/vendors. The role holder will establish and maintain long-term working relationships or partnerships in order to improve time-to-delivery and to ensure consistent health and safety, quality, cost and continuity in the long-term.

This is a permanent, full time position.

What the role involves : 

  • Ensure adherence to the health and safety and environmental policies and ensure safe systems of work are planned and implemented on assigned projects
  • Ensure adherence to the Company's quality procedures including production of the project quality plan and completion of the necessary project documentation
  • Attend sub-contractor and client meetings as required, ensuring a positive working relationship is established and maintained, acting as an ambassador for the Company at all times
  • Ensure detailed project programmes are drawn up and adhered to on all assigned projects and to regularly report progress against these
  • Compile detailed site programme to suit Sigmat and client requirements
  • Establish manning and equipment levels required to achieve site programme
  • When applicable, to provide technical support at tender stage and throughout the negotiation and conversion stages, including attendance at tender interviews and client presentations as required
  • To take responsibility for the successful completion of assigned projects, advising on all aspects of construction work, including conducting the works, methods of construction, build and design and identification and resolution of potential issues etc.
  • Where applicable, take lead in the design management and review on design and build projects
  • Manage the construction team on assigned projects, including their recruitment, performance management, training and development
  • Manage the allocation of trades and labour, employed and sub-contracted - ensuring efficient and cost-effective use of resources on assigned projects
  • Follow up/manage unacceptable sub-contract/supplier performance and keeping the project team informed of poor performance
  • Support and ensure that objectives are planned and implemented onsite, attending audit meetings
  • Adhere to the Integrated Management System (IMS)
  • Any other tasks commensurate with this post

What we are looking for :

  • Positive attitude to health and safety and willingness to strive for improvement throughout the business
  • Significant and demonstrable experience in a similar position is essential, ideally for a sub-contractor
  • A team player with proven leadership, motivation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent technical building and contractual knowledge
  • Effective communicator at all levels, both verbal and in writing - with ability to develop positive relationships with colleagues and clients and present well
  • Ability to plan, programme, monitor progress and achieve targets (knowledge of Eleco software is highly advantageous)
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness
  • Self-motivated and proactive with a willingness to take responsibility, resolve issues and take decisions - a competent problem solver
  • Experience of people management

What we are offering : 

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Your birthday off 
  • Company pension scheme, matching up to 5%
  • Company life assurance - three times your annual salary 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Mobile and technology loans 
  • Travel season ticket loan 
  • Access to Perkbox - an online discount platform 
  • Free eye tests for VDU users 
  • Friendly, modern working environment
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