​Contracts Manager


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - All Permanent July 25th 2019 £65,000 - £70,000 depending on experience, plus package BTC/FP/2019/2507CM Brian Colton

Contracts Manager

North West – Liverpool/Manchester

£65,000 - £70,000 Depending on Experience, Plus Package

Job Purpose

Our Client, a North West based Main Contractor/Developer with a turnover of £100m are looking for a Contracts Manager to join their team. As the Contracts Manager you will be responsible for first line management of the contracts team including; Project Manager, Site Manager and Site Supervisor.

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