Contracts Agent/Small Works (Construction)

Novus Property Solutions
Glasgow, Glasgow City
£35000 - £40000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Contract Agent/Small Works

Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 30 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 118-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Contracts Agent to work from our Glasgow office.

•Salary £35 - £40k
•Fleet car/van
•24 Days Hols & BH (Pro rata)

Summary – Contracts Agent/Small Works

The role of the Contracts Agent is to ensure the smooth operation of a number of designated contracts/sites, managing small work from enquiry to completion working closely with both Quantity Surveyors and delivery operatives.

Responsibility for the control and management of a number of Site Managers the Contract Agent will ensure contracts are completed to programme, with zero defects, within budget and with no risk to Health & Safety of their operation team, the client or the general public.

Managing multiple small contracts which will range from £5k to £500k works will also be in multiple areas not only central Scotland .

Main responsibilities – Contracts Agent/Small Works

•Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders.
•Assist in the development of the procurement programme
•Assist in the presentation of the contract brief to the client.

•Manage the selection and formation of site personnel teams (inc. sub contractors) as determined by individual contracts.
•Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the requirements of individual contracts.
•Control individual contract progress towards completion
•Control individual contract budgets
•Ensure all necessary contract documentation / reports are accurate and produced on time.

Key skills and Qualifications
•Must be able to work with Self deliver contracts and subcontractors
•Relevant experience looking after multiple small contracts at any one time
•Experience within Refurbishment, maintenance, cyclical works a distinct advantage
•Hold an appropriate, valid CSCS Card.
•Full uk driving licence

Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract