Contracts Manager - Civil Construction


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - All Permanent October 12th 2018 £50,000 - £60,000 PH/FP/10/18/CMC Pippa Holland

Contracts Manager – Civils

£50-£60k dep on exp, car or allowance, healthcare, pension

Manchester / North West area


As the Civils Contracts Manager you will have overall responsibility for multiple construction projects, reporting on a regular and routine basis to the Operations Director.

Specifically in the civils arena. Structures, Rail, Drainage, access roads, public realm schemes.

Manage construction teams in delivering a consistent service to time, safety, quality and cost, ensuring clients expectations are met in full and contract performance targets realised.

Uphold and communicate the values and culture of the company brand.

Position the company as the contractor of choice.

Key Tasks

  • Ensure all works are carried out in accordance to the required standards and the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Support Operations Director in delivering business plans.
  • Regularly visit sites at least once per week or as the site requirements dictate.
  • Ensure production of accurate reports.
  • Liaise with Customer Care Team throughout defects liability period to ROD certificate
  • Liaise with clients to ensure their interests are being fulfilled and build key relationships.
  • Ensure that acceptable equality standards are established, measured and maintained for each contract in line with client and company requirements.
  • Oversee all operating processes to ensure that the most efficient and effective use is made of resources in line with budget costs.
  • Provide support and advice to Site Managers and discuss future potential problems or issues that may arise.
  • Direct the site team to ensure that they are appropriately motivated and trained to carry out their responsibilities to the required standards.
  • Produce all necessary internal and external reports and ensure all operations are being carried out in line with standard company policies and procedures.
  • Co-ordinate the full construction process, on site and post construction activities throughout the contract to ensure the successful completion.

Essential Attributes

  • Good people management and communication skills
  • Good technical/construction background and knowledge
  • Commercially and contractually aware
  • Proven track record and well organised
  • IT proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and basic programming skills
  • Ability to forward plan and foresee potential problems together with solutions
  • A team player who demonstrates both leadership and supportive qualities
  • Promotes a professional image at all times
  • A strong focus on quality and customer service
  • Good analytical skills and ability to apply common sense to operational issues
  • Able to lead/manage and motivate a team