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Contracts Manager

Job Title: Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent, England
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TFCMCH1_1497457751
Contact Name: Thomas Fitzpatrick
Contact Email: thomas.fitzpatrick@danielowen.co.uk
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Role: Contracts Manager

Location: Kent

Salary: £60k - £70k

The Company:

We are currently looking for an experienced Contracts Manager, on behalf of our client, a family run builders based in Kent. They have built an enviable reputation in the industry for their quality of work and meticulous attention to detail and as such are steadily growing. Their projects are generally sub-contracted packages, predominantly fit-out, internal refurbishment, external refurbishment and cladding, however the kind of works vary greatly so we are looking for a versatile individual. Due to continued success of the business they are now looking for a seasoned contracts manager to assist with the increasing workload.

The Role:

Reporting to the Construction Director, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to;

  • Lead site teams in carrying out projects in an effective and efficient manner
  • Commercial management of projects, to ensure
  • Ensure that adequate pre-contract planning is carried out including method statements, contract program and site layout
  • Be responsible for the health & safety plan in conjunction with the H&S Advisor
  • Arrange and chair internal pre-start/estimating handover meetings
  • Arrange external pre-contract meetings with C/A and other interested parties
  • Allocate, distribute and action of technical information
  • Maintain sufficient information to enable the progress of actions
  • Prepare internal and external progress reports
  • Oversee the day to day management of the contracts
  • Recommend improvements to existing systems or procedures as appropriate
  • Monitor the quality of work to ensure that all works comply with the relevant standards
  • Monitor and check the costs in conjunction with the contract to ensure the projects are kept within budget

To be successful in the role you will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Must have a demonstrated track record in contracts management within a contractor environment with both internal and external refurbishment projects
  • Must have commercial awareness and JCT contract knowledge
  • Experience with managing projects ranging valued at £3m+
  • SMSTS
  • CSCS Card
  • First Aid
  • Have excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Must be computer literate

If you would like to be considered for this role or any other opportunities, please submit your CV, or for a confidential discussion, please get in touch with Tom Fitzpatrick on 0207 248 0000.