Contracts Manager

Job Title: Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum + Package
Reference: 166534_1526468588
Contact Name: Adam Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 16, 2018 12:03

Job Description


An unprecedented opportunity has come to light due to company success and growth.

The company is a very successful and large subcontractor, on a number of infrastructure projects, with ongoing works including: Sub-stations, Onshore Windfarms, Reactive maintenance; Ducting, Cabling, HV Powerlines.

Role Overview

Responsibility to oversee all aspects of multiple projects, from start to completion, ensuring they are undertaken on programme, on budget, to a high standard of quality and safety in line with company procedures.

Responsible for projects throughout mainland UK, with requirement to visit sites on a regular basis, with occasional overnight stays if necessary.

Ideal Candidate Requirements

Ideally based in the north-west of England, within commuting distance the head office in Greater Manchester.

Well-presented, articulate, able to liaise directly with clients & present a good company image, good meetings skills, diplomatic, customer-focussed, trust worthy

Personality: self-motivated, focussed, confident, enthusiastic, versatile, organised, resourceful, natural leadership skills.

Highly literate, numerate and with good IT skills (spreadsheets, etc.)

Able to efficiently source, organise, plan and allocate resources (site management, labour, plant, materials & specialist sub-contractors)

Planning is a key activity and use of MS Project for programming is essential

As well as being contractually astute (Ideally NEC 3)

Ideally degree-qualified (preferably in Civil Engineering), min. 5 years site experience, with previous experience in this type of management role

Conversant with current Health, Safety and Environmental procedures / systems of work

Other Essential Attributes

Financially aware, detailed financial monitoring and reporting

Able to keep accurate records of project costs.

Able to prepare Payment Applications & evaluate works undertaken.

Understanding of contract conditions (NEC 3, etc.)

Assess and recover additional / extra works. Resolve any disputes

Combine costs / valuation information to monitor profit margins

Experience in utilities sector beneficial, but not essential alternative experience in drainage, road construction/maintenance, groundworks / civils

HV cable installation experience would be a significant benefit.