Contracts Manager - House Building

Thorn Baker Ltd
£55000 - £68000/annum + Car, pension, healthcare + neg
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Contracts Manager - Permanent - Main Contractor - Housing Competitive salary + package (negotiable) BristolThis is a career opportunity for a Contracts Manager to work for a leading Main Contractor who specialise in the construction of Affordable Housing projects. The company has multiple developments in progress and upcoming and are actively looking for an experienced Contracts Manager to lead a framework of projects across the South West and potentially South Wales when required. The role - Contracts ManagerYou will be an experienced Senior Project Manager or existing CM for either a main contractor or house builder. The role will be reporting to a Regional Director and will be responsible for managing and controlling multiple projects in accordance with the company policies and procedures on new build housing developments. You will be able to work in a fast paced environment where attention to detail is of utmost importance and the quality of the build is of an exceptional standard.Key accountabilities:
* Achieve production targets and carry out programming and monitoring to ensure that deadlines are met* Read and understand specifications, drawings, preliminaries, preambles and contract documentation* Produce H&S and O&M on completion of projects* Requisition and management of materials/delivery* Issue subcontractors with regular short term programmes to ensure planned progress is achieved* Hold progress meetings* Display on site an up to date copy of the construction programme indicating the progress to date* Give full consideration to the tender allowances when establishing the site compound* Liaise with the design team, clients, subcontractors and suppliers to and maintain good working relationships* Attend monthly cost meetings and agree contribution forecast* Ensure full compliance with all Health & Safety aspects* Obtain risk assessments and method statements from contractors prior to work commencement* Handle all customer care issues in a timely and professional manor* Manage Project Managers performance
To qualify for this position you must have recent experience working on House Building projects as Project Manager or above and have a proven track record for delivery. You will have already worked for a regional or national main contractor or House Builder on private or social dwellings. What is on Offer You will benefit from an excellent salary plus package including company car or car allowance, medical cover and pension. A bonus scheme is also in place. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful builder with a solid reputation and strong repeat client base and a solid footing to progress your career to Contracts Management. If you are interested in this exciting position please click the link below or contact Jamie Risdale at Thorn Baker. Additionally if you would like to have an informal discussion about other opportunities please do not hesitate to call me on 01172033444