Contracts Manager

England, East Sussex
£60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
09 Sep 2019
07 Oct 2019
Stephanie Coombs
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
A new Contracts Manager is being recruited due to the continued expansion of one of Sussex's successful regional Main Contractors. The company are construction experts who work to achieve fantastic working relationships with their clients. As such they are involved in challenging and ground breaking projects in the South East that generally are between £2m - £15m. This role will suit you if you are looking to work with a company who will support your high standards and work ethic, and who work locally in Sussex on prestigious and exciting projects

Your new role
Working as a Contracts Manager for a Construction Main Contractor, your role will be -

  • Provide information for inclusion within tender submissions
  • Attend tender adjudications
  • Understand and deliver contracts within the agreed contract conditions
  • To sustain the Company's reputation with its existing client base
  • To recognise and develop business growth opportunities with both existing and new clients
  • Line management of Site Managers. Providing leadership, direction and guidance, ensuring training needs are met
  • To provide a link and share knowledge between office and site staff
  • To ensure that the management of the various processes involved in running the Contracts comply with all company policies and procedures
  • To ensure diligent pre-contract planning is carried out
  • To liaise with materials and sub-contract procurement teams and labour manager to ensure the correct resources are available
  • To prepare internal and external progress reports
  • Planning of the works in conjunction with the site team
  • Direction of resources including both direct and sub-contract labour
  • Establish and implement safe and proper working practices
  • To interpret and implement company style and ethos
  • Set realistic targets and monitor progress against them to ensure projects are completed on time
    • To provide the Board with regular project performance reports
    • To achieve the net profit agreed
    • To work within the timeframes scheduled in order to achieve the agreed cash flow

What you'll need to succeed

* Degree or Higher National Certificate in Construction/Building, or equivalent.
* Previous Contracts Management experience or Projects Management experience of at least 5 years
* Experience of working on projects from £3m - £12m
* Valid drivers licence
*Be proud to work projects in a client focused manner using excellent interpersonal skills
* You will be good at problem solving, decision making, programming and planning
* Have good contractual knowledge, good negotiation skills and be a confident and resourceful character
* You will have a personal commitment to equality, diversity and have a consistent and fair approach

What you'll get in return
The company are a stable, long standing member of the Sussex construction industry and you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package (details on application); and the opportunity to work with a forward thinking, challenge driven team as they expand their operations in the South East. Salary Guild £60k - £75k experience dependant.

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