Contracts Manager - Small Works

Noble Recruiting
Basildon, Essex
£40000 - £45000/annum £45,000 + Car Allowance
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Contracts Manager - Small Works

Job Title: Contracts Manager
Department: Contracts Department
Responsible to: Contracts Director
Responsible for: Site Team Foremen, Operatives & sub-contractors.

My client, an established Building Contractor in the Interiors / Refurbishment / Fit Out sector are looking to bring in an experienced Contracts Manager to run multiple small works projects up to the value of £250k.

Job Description

Main purpose of job: To positively develop and nurture enduring client relationships. To effectively manage simultaneous contracts, site operations, resources, subcontractors and site personnel to achieve required standards of Quality, Programme and Budget.

• Communicate clearly and effectively with clients via telephone, email and
written correspondence.
• Liaise with and attend meetings with clients.
• Liaise with Estimating Department to acquire full understanding of each
project estimate.
• Complete site surveys and produce estimates when required.
• Complete effective project programming.
• Ensure that works are planned and carried out in a safe manner, adhering to Health and Safety Legislation, policies and procedures and utilising support
of Health and Safety Manager.
• Seek out and achieve ‘better buying’ on sub-contractors, materials and plant.
• Allocate labour and transport effectively.
• Complete commercial and accurate purchasing.
• Ensure that accurate site records are maintained.
• Plan, monitor and manage project costs to achieve agreed margins and
• Plan, monitor and manage performance on site to achieve agreed quality
standards and defect levels.
• Plan, monitor and manage operations to ensure that project programme is
• Submit valuations, final accounts, O&M Manuals and invoices to time.
• Manage and motivate site staff adhering to legislation, company policies and best practice. (equal opportunities, appraisals, job chats, training needs
analysis, disciplinary procedures, grievance etc.)
• Communicate clearly and effectively with fellow employees and attend and
contribute to periodic management meetings.
• Develop personal skills and capability through ongoing training, as provided
by the company or elsewhere subject to Company approval.

Noble Recruiting are an equal opportunities employer

Please note that due to the high number of applications we receive, only successful candidates will be contacted