​Contracts Manager


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North West - Cheshire Permanent July 28th 2021 £60,000 - £65,000 + package BTC/FP/2021/2807CM Brian Colton

Contracts Manager

£60,000 - £65,000 + Package

North West – Merseyside/Cheshire

Our client, a reputable North West Top 10 Contractor, are looking for a Contracts Manager to join their team based in Cheshire. As Contracts Manager you will be required to work as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of the company. Delivering the highest levels of customer service to customers.

The Contracts Manager will be working on various residential new build projects and extra care projects, therefore housing and construction experience is essential.

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