Contract Manager (Eastleigh)

PDA Search and Selection Ltd
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position: Contract Manager (Hard and Soft Landscape Construction)

Location: Based from Eastleigh Head Office but role will cover the Hampshire and Dorset regions

Salary: Circa £35,000 + company vehicle, profit related bonus, healthcare and pension

Our client is a thriving multi-skilled landscape contracting business, undertaking all aspects of hard and soft landscaping for the commercial sector.

Job Outline:

  • Delivery of hard and soft landscape construction projects.
  • Delivery of contracts in line with safety requirements, on time, budget and in conformance to specification to the client’s satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities

- Manage all contracts efficiently to ensure delivery on time and to specification whilst achieving at least the tendered margins

- Strong operational experience, particularly of hard landscape construction, being able to confidently lead on construction matters

- Accurate costings with all ordering being undertaken in line with budget and company procedures to deliver the targeted sales and margin requirements

- Ensure safety is observed at all times with no breaches of policy and working within the company's ISO standards

Candidate Experience & Skills

- Highly experienced contract manager ideally having worked within a construction environment

- Problem solving and decision making skills

- A good understanding of hard and soft landscape construction

- Ideally one of the following health and safety qualifications: SMSTS / CSCS / IOSH / NEBOSH

- Experience with contractual structure, frameworks and contract negotiation

- Experience of managing own teams and sub-contractors

- Communication, influencing and negotiating skills

- Strong contract and project management skills plus ideally a broad base of industry knowledge

- PC literate with Microsoft Office, Excel and Word skills

Interested candidates should forward their CV to Jonathan Sweasey at PDA Search and Selection