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    Contracts Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Other
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car allowance
  • Date posted: 09/10/2017
  • Job reference: CMS029839'2002_1507547654

My client is a successful Construction Company who continually strive to be at the forefront of their Industry. They are a regional contractor with many years¿ experience of working on projects from £750,000.00 through £5M projects and currently have a vacancy for a Contracts Manager.

They operate under a number of Framework Agreements carrying out Partnered Projects for the Public and Private Sector, principally focusing on the Education, NHS, Commercial & Leisure Sectors of the Industry.

Plan projects and ensure they are programmed to a level of detail for the site manager/operatives to deliver the scheme without delays
Ensure the site team compliance with Company commercial policies and procedures
Attend tender handover meetings and deliver pre start meeting to the site team
Produce and analyse progress reports, updated costs and forecasts
Chair and attend internal and external meetings and ensure the production of accurate records of any discussions and actions
Ensure weekly review of progress, budget resources and forward planning are carried out, and lookahead programmes are in place.
Ensure effective Health & Safety
Organising directly employed labour and encouraging maximum productivity.
Liaising with architects, surveyors and clients.

Experience and Qualifications:
Relevant experience in education, commercial and refurbishment projects with values between £750k to £5m
Experience in both the management of Traditional & D&B Contracts.
Experience of working for a principal contractor.
Experience of Pre-Qualification and Tendering Process for a number of multi discipline projects
Good working knowledge of contract conditions, regulations, risk management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting
First Aid Training
Excellent people management skills with the ability to influence and mentor.

Working Hours 8.30 to 5.00 Mon to Friday
Salary Up to £50k Plus Car allowance (depending on experience)
Hols 26 Days & Banks
Pension Company Contribution - 4% Salary
Plus Healthcare