Contracts Manager

Recruiter
Melior Associates
Location
Southampton
Salary
£70000 - £80000/annum company car/ allowance + package
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
THE COMPANY:

My client is a UK construction, infrastructure and design business with a national network of local offices. They employ over 4,800 people who work for private and public sector customers on projects from £50,000 to over £500 million.
Their activities range from small works and repair and maintenance, to the design and delivery of complex construction and engineering projects where they are able to provide specialist tunneling, utilities, building, civil engineering and mechanical and electrical services.
They operate across the commercial, defence, education, energy, healthcare, industrial, leisure, retail, waste, water and transport sectors. With revenues in excess of £1.5 billion my client are a leading UK construction and regeneration group operating through four divisions of fit out, construction and infrastructure, affordable housing and urban regeneration, which are supported by a specialist investment unit.

POSITION: Contracts Manager
Key deliverables
Lead, manage and develop project leaders ensuring projects delivered on time, within budget to specified quality standards and client requirements
Ensure the health & safety of all staff, sub-contractors, visitors and the public.
Ensure all projects are delivered line with contract, health & safety procedures, design and client requirements
Manage client expectations and ensure projects meet customer specific measures
Ensure maximisation of profit and cash on all projects
Ensure the competence, compliance, development and high performance of all project teams and ensure all projects appropriately resourced
Support the pre-construction and tender process providing technical expertise and resources where required
Development and effective of procurement and design strategies for each project
Undertake business development activities and develop and maintain long term customer relationships to promote repeat business.
Support directors in developing and delivering business strategy
Drive industry leading performance and customer service across all projects

Behaviours
Promoting high performance, health & safety and quality standards across all projects
Effective and regular communication teams, clients and peers
Effective leadership and management of direct reports to deliver industry leading performance and customer service
Effective planning and organisation of programme and resources
Proactive and effective client relationship management
Risk and opportunity management
Commercial acumen
Makes decisions taking all commercial, operational, contractual and client needs into consideration
Promotion of staff satisfaction and engagement
Honesty and integrity

Qualifications & Experience
SMSTS
CSCS
First Aid (4 day)
Expert knowledge of construction contract documentation and reporting
A strong understanding of construction methods and technology, design processes and implementation of value engineering and alternative solutions.
Demonstrable experience of leading and delivering multiple complex construction projects and project teams
Demonstrable knowledge of the design and build process
A proven, proactive knowledge of the management of health, safety and environment
Demonstrable experience of contribution to business strategy
Confident and competent in IT software and hardware