Contracts Manager - New Build Housing

Logical Personnel Solutions
From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum (plus car, pension and health benefi
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a national residential developer with an excellent reputation for delivering projects on time, on budget and safely. They are currently seeking to recruit a Contracts Manager to deliver projects within the West Midlands. The 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 must have experience of delivering new build housing or new build social housing schemes with an individual value of at least £8m.

Key Accountabilities include:

Using leadership skills to ensure a zero incident health & safety culture, implementing all regulatory health & safetySupporting and encouraging the development of team members, motivating them to meet objectivesDelivering the project or scheme to the agreed returns, to budget, both safely and on timeSupporting Site ManagersEnsuring that all contract administration / procedures are undertakenAssisting the Construction Director in all matters relating to the construction department.Controlling and managing project / site budgets including profit and loss, and managing budget constraintsImplementing detailed programmes which allow accurate monitoring and reportingManaging site logistics and communication planSecuring appropriate resources to deliver the project / schemeResponsible for running 3-5 Projects at any one time.Skills and Capabilities

A well developed knowledge of health & safety, legislation and practiceExperience of leading and developing a team.Knowledge of budgets and costing, including project forecasting and controlExcellent Project / Programme Management skillsAbility to resource projectsAbility to prioritise and plan effectivelyMCIOB (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.