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Contracts Manager

Job Title: Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sittingbourne, Kent
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TFCMSG1_1497457823
Contact Name: Thomas Fitzpatrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Role: Contracts Manager

Location: South-West London

Salary: £60k - £70k

The Company:

We are currently looking for a Contracts Manager with specialist expertise in the groundworks field, on behalf of our client a specialist sub-contractor who have built a solid reputation in the Kent construction industry upon the exceptional quality of projects they deliver. Our client generally involved themselves in groundworks and civil engineering construction projects, so are looking for an individual who has a history of successfully managing large contracts for these types of project. Our client take great pride in their work and are looking for an exceptional individual to carry on their reputation for excellence whilst ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget.

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
  • 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 groundworks contractor or main contractor environment
  • Must have commercial awareness and JCT contract knowledge
  • Experience with managing large high-end residential contracts
  • 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.