Contracts Manager - Housebuilder

Badenoch & Clark
Newcastle upon Tyne
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Badenoch & Clark are working with one of our major partners within the North East of England looking for a Contracts Manager in what will be a new and vital position for the organisation, on a permanent basis.

This is an exciting time to be joining this organisation, as they have been going through a period of substantial, sustainable growth which they will be looking at continuing in the housing market over the coming years across the North East, pushing up to a target of several hundred units.

Core duties of the role

* Build, develop and motivate and monitor the site construction team.
* Monitor and ensure effective team effort on site
* Monitor trainees/apprentices development
* Assist in staff appraisals
* Ensure site set up is safe, timely and effective
* Participate in pre-start meetings
* Ensure team involvement to prevent potential problems
* Produce work programmes and make sure each site adhere to them
* Liaise with consultant engineers to ensure all information is available on site to progress works
* Be responsible for Site Health and Safety
* Ensure completion dates are met and that developments are adequately resourced
* Ensure high quality standards - delighting customers
* Take joint responsibility with the Commercial Manager for achieving or bettering the budgeted costs
* Achieve or improve on agreed targets
* Monitor labour performance and costs
* Control work in progress
* React positively to cost reports from Commercial Manager, working with the commercial

Candidate requirements

* Previous experience in a similar role is essential - must be house building background
* Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation.
* Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation.
* Excellent written and verbal communicator.
* Demonstrates eye for detail and commitment to delivering excellent standards.
* Excellent organisational skills.
* Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines.
* Professional attitude and approach to work.

On offer

* Salary £60-70,000 dependant on provable experience within the house building sector
* Bonus scheme
* £6/7k car or allowance (dependant on final salary)
* Pension scheme
* Private healthcare
* Laptop & Mobile
* 25 +8 statutory starting holidays

Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.