Lamonby Recruitment have teamed up with a leading construction contractor, who specialise in new builds and refurbishments, with the majority of their projects based in Manchester. Due to continued growth our client is looking to bring in a Contracts Manager to join their expanding team!
The Contracts Manager will preferably be based in Manchester as this is where the majority of the work will be. They will be responsible for managing projects with the aim of achieving profitable, prompt accurate delivery. The role will be a mix of office and field-based activities.
Contracts Manager Role
The successful Contracts Manager will need to have a strong background in new builds and refurbishments. The chosen candidate’s key responsibilities will include:
Reporting to the Operations Manager & Senior Contracts Manager
Prepare the site planning and liaise with other construction professionals such as architects, engineers, buyers, estimators before work start.
Build a good working rapport with customer, contractors and key members of the supply chain and ensure there is a good open dialogue throughout the project.
Look ahead and plan all aspects of the project, identifying potential challenges and bringing imaginative and cost-effective solutions.
Produce information required schedules linked to the projects.
Provide technical and planning input to support tender submissions
Record and report all areas of delay or disruption to the progress of the work and offer solutions to mitigate delays and ensure costs are liaised with Commercial departments to aid recover of expenditure.
Prepare RAMS for the works and carry out regular safety inspections of the site when work is underway, ensuring regulations relating to health and safety and the environment are adhered to.
Oversee the running of several projects at one time.
Review all aspects of the project with the site team every month.
Plan resources and allocate to the project as appropriate.
Work closely with other Departmental Managers to ensure the smooth running of projects.
Attend pre-start meetings with clients and architects to discuss project specific issues, such as logistics, health and safety issues, site rules and programs.
Be responsible for managing respective Project Managers who deal with the day to day running of projects.
Ensuring projects are built to specification, delivered on time and within budget.
Role Requirements & Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years’ experience with a strong background in new builds and refurbishments
Computer literate and proficient with electronic PPM systems such as Jobalogic
Previous experience working in occupied buildings a benefit
HNC / Degree / Other relevant qualification
Contracts Manager Package
If you feel you have the skills required and would like to gather further information about this role and other opportunities available across the UK, then please contact Adam direct on 02392 384650.