My client are a national residential developer with an excellent reputation for delivering projects on time, on budget and safely. They are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Contracts Manager to deliver projects within the South Midlands. The Senior Contracts Manager will be responsible for providing visible leadership and direction to the profitable delivery of schemes, whilst maintaining customer satisfaction and obtaining results through the team.You as the successful candidate will have experience of:Using leadership skills to ensure a zero incident health & safety culture, implementing all regulatory health & safety. Supporting and encouraging the development of team members, motivating them to meet objectives. Delivering the project or scheme to the agreed returns, to budget, both safely and on time.Supporting Contracts Managers and Site Managers ensuring that all contract administration / procedures are undertaken.Assisting the Construction Director in all matters relating to the construction department. Controlling and managing project / site budgets including profit and loss, and managing budget constraints. Implementing detailed programmes which allow accurate monitoring and reporting. Responsible for running 3-5 Projects at any one time.Skills and CapabilitiesYou will have a well developed knowledge of health & safety, legislation and practice. Experience of leading and developing a team. Knowledge of budgets and costing, including project forecasting and control. Excellent Project / Programme Management skills. Ability to resource projectsAbility to prioritise and plan effectively. MCIOB (desirable)Must have worked on projects of a value of £8 million.New Build Housing Experience essential- this can be social housing or working for a house builder. This is an excellent opportunity for a successful Contracts Manager to join a national residential developer. In return for your commitment you can expect to receive a generous basic salary and excellent company benefits as well as opportunities for personal and career development.