​Contracts Manager


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - All Permanent May 20th 2019 £55,000 - £65,000 (dep on exp) + car allowance, pension, healthcare, 26 days holidays APH/FP/2019/2005CM Pippa Holland

Contracts Manager – Worsley

£55,000 - £65,000 (dep on exp) + Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare, 26 Days Holidays

Our Client, a North West based Main Contractor are looking for a Contracts Manager to join their team based in and around the North West area mainly, who will be responsible for first line management of the contracts team including; Project Managers and Site Managers.

Work types are varied across most sectors apart from residential.

The contract value is rarely less than 1m and can range up to 20m.

You may have some involvement in preconstruction work winning phases but this is not a prerequisite for application to the role. The right type of individual is more important.

Objectives of a Contracts Manager

  • To consistently behave and interact in a way that supports the achievement of the company’s overall vision of creating a special place to work and in line with the values of the business; friendly and supportive, open, fair and challenging
  • Overall responsibility for the management of a number of contracts (or a high volume contract/s)
  • To ensure each contract is delivered safely, on programme, within budget and to the required standard of quality, all of which will ensure client satisfaction
  • To encourage, mentor, and coach the contracts management team
  • To develop effective working relationships with clients and consultants
  • To promote personal development in your team
  • Commercial awareness of contracts to maximise profitability

Key Deliverables of a Contracts Manager

  • Acting as a first point of contact for the contract operations team to offer support and advice
  • Responsible for the management, planning, programming & phasing of all projects
  • Ensuring compliance with all aspects of both Health & Safety Legislation and internal H&S Management System
  • Deliver project programme and phasing presentations to clients
  • Managing your team; setting objectives and developing people within it
  • Managing effective meetings; pre-start, hand-over meetings, sub-contractor progress, contract progress, internal team meetings as required
  • Supporting effective recruitment and selection processes to appoint suitable site management staff
  • Applying a leadership style which is in line with the overall culture and values of the business
  • Providing a service of quality to customers and clients, both internal and external
  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external clients
  • Managing finance and budgets in conjunction with the Commercial team.
  • Managing time and delegating effectively
  • Coaching team members to foster performance
  • Managing performance, team conflict and communication issues where necessary