Contracts Manager - New Build Housing


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - Cheshire Permanent June 24th 2020 £55,000 - £60,000 BTC/FP/2020/2406CM Brian Colton

Contracts Manager

North West

Warrington/Manchester/Liverpool

£55,000 - £60,000 Plus Package

Our client is a Main Contractor based in Merseyside with a turnover of £15m. Due to successfully work winning, they have a requirement for a Contracts Manager based in the North West area covering Warrington, Manchester and Liverpool sites.

The Contracts Manager will be working on various new build housing projects including social housing.

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