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Contracts Manager (Fire Protection)

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Job Description

Recruiting for a Contracts Manager for A Facilities Management company with a Multi Million turn over business, reporting to the Director/Senior BDM

Our values and behaviours

An individual's belief in our values and behaviours is as important as their technical and/or professional know how which is why our Job Descriptions are written with these in mind.

Job objectives and responsibilities

* To ensure the company Health & Safety policy is adhered to
* To manage Fire Protection contracts, projects and associated small works in a profitable and creditable way whilst exceeding customer expectations
* To lead a team of Contract Supervisors to ensure the safe, efficient running of multiple sites to meet the client requirements and achieve or exceed budgeted margin
* To have a demonstrable competency level of building services project management in the construction, refurbishment and FM sectors
* To keep close professional contact with clients to be able to deliver a world class service and monitor customer satisfaction
* To ensure compliance with the Technical Facilities Management Quality System and be instrumental in leading and implementing the procedures and instructions, with particular attention to the areas of responsibility indicated in the document

Main duties

* To manage project awards both operationally and financially to ensure correct operation within budget
* To assist in the preparation of estimates and quotations with appropriate back up documentation and survey information in accordance with company procedures
* To develop and sketch fire rated solutions as required, for onsite issues, supported by the existing fire protection team
* To ensure all installations are to the agreed technical documentation detailing test data and accepted field of application
* To ensure a robust QC system, including photographic records and work records, to meet the client and Warrington Fire requirements
* To generate and modify the Works Programme at all times and convey and plan for all adjustments including but not limited to requesting extensions of time, resourcing accordingly for materials and labour
* To ensure all labour employed or sub contract labour has proven competency
* To make yourself familiar with and comply with the terms of the agreed contracts between our client and its customers
* To accept and clarify customer orders up to an agreed level
* To manage Fire Protection employees including conduct, performance, attendance and capability on a day to day basis
* To prioritise the allocation of direct and sub-contract labour.
* Liaise with projects direct and subcontract managers and supervisors to ensure the effective deployment in completing electrical, mechanical, building fabric and any other associated project works.
* To manage and monitor direct and sub-contract labour to ensure the expected standards of our client are maintained in line with our clients Procedures
* Prepare project programmes to meet contract requirements and optimise the use of direct and sub-contract labour
* When necessary, liaise with client representatives and internal staff including Contract Managers, to ensure that all works are completed within agreed timescales
* Undertake, where necessary, site safety, CDM, method statements, risk assessments and site inspections in line with our clients procedures
* To ensure all accounts are managed in a robust and well governed manner (purchase orders, commercial accounts, invoices, payments etc)
* To assess subcontractor performance against a set of agreed KPIs

Person Specification

* Contract Management skills
* Technical competency on all types of passive fire protection
* Knowledge of Building Services
* Health and Safety management
* Knowledge of QMS procedures
* Commercial awareness
* Planning skills
* Customer care/relationship building skills
* Ability to manage change successfully
* Ability to cost and manage projects within budget.
* Flexible approach to work as significant travel between the client sites will be required
* SMSTS and CSCS Contract Management qualification or similar required
* Relevant industry experience

Health and Safety responsibilities

* Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times;
* Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment;
* Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received;
* Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system;

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