Contracts Manager

Stuart Hackett
Midlands and East Anglia
£47k - £65k + Benefits
Job Posted

A Birmingham based construction company are looking for a Contracts Manager to oversee the Site Managers on several of their larger projects in the region of £5m - £15m in individual value.

Project Details

The company specialises in the refurbishment of listed buildings throughout the UK. Projects typically range from £2m to £15m in value. As Contracts Manager, you will be expected to oversee only the larger projects. These will be typically £5m in value or higher. The successful candidate will be expected to manage between 2 - 4 projects at any one time.

Responsibilities and Duties

  •  Manage up to 4 Site Managers
  •  Communicate with Clients, Architects and Subcontractors
  •  Preparing, analysing and monitoring detailed construction programmes to ensure projects are delivered within the agreed timeframe
  •  Formulate Subcontractor buying notes
  •  Monitor Subcontractor performance and issue formal notifications of non-performance/ non-compliance in order to meet programme deadlines and budgetary controls
  •  Support, assist and monitor Site Manager
  •  Prepare monthly project performance reports, highlighting: client complaints, variations, critical path changes, RFI management issues, subcontractor non-performance issues, snagging management progress, site resources / requirements, site training requirements, project issues and resolutions

Desired Skills and Experience

  •  Capable of managing multiple sites
  •  Excellent client facing skills
  •  Often very high end clients and the successful candidate will need to be able to communicate at a high level
  •  Ability to demonstrate management of previous detailed programmes
  •  Extremely high level of professionalism
  •  Strong management skills
  •  Highly IT literate
  •  Strong written English skills

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  •  Candidates who are Degree qualified will are desired, however for Contracts Managers demonstrating the necessary skills and professionalism a degree is not essential
  •  Professional memberships such as MCIOB would be a strong advantage 

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company are a highly reputable company in this niche area of the construction industry. They have an exciting portfolio of current and completed listed building projects including some of the most recognisable landmark buildings in the UK.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

£47k - £65k + Benefits + overnight costs paid for

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