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Contracts Manager

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Job Description

My client are a young but rapidly growing contractor, specialising in fit-out and refurbishment projects to industrial, retail and office environments. They have an impressive portfolio of repeat clients and have to date been successful in their ambition to double turnover, year on year. They continue to look to do so and are becoming a well-known and respected contractor in their field.

With their fast and continued growth, they are now looking to appoint an experienced Contracts Manager to oversee multiple projects.

As a Contracts Manager, you'll be responsible for ensuring that projects to which you are allocated are completed safely, within an agreed timeframe and to the allocated budget. Managing the technical and commercial aspects of the build contract from proposal of contract terms through to execution and completion, you'll work closely with Clients, Client Agents, Contract Administrators, Project Managers, Legal Advisors and other building professionals to ensure the successful planning and delivery of the project.

Key Accountabilities;

* Support the identification of resource needs and staff required to fulfil the contract requirements.
* Proactively manage the construction contract ensuring all contractual conditions are being met and to provide early warning of conditions at risk of delay or of not being achieved.
* Ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget by monitoring programme performance, identifying potential for delays and opportunities for programme improvement.
* Check proposed design changes and or contract variations with architects, surveyors and engineers to identify potential conflicts.
* Promote and maintain exemplar health and safety standards by leading from example.
* Where required to do so, maintain regular communication and attend meetings with clients and their representatives to inform them of progress on the project, i.e. stakeholder management
* Write and or contribute to any reports needed to promote or otherwise communicate the position of the project at any time during the construction phase
* Communicate with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and others involved in the project as necessary
* Provide leadership and act to address any unexpected problems that may occur during the project.

Knowledge & qualifications;

* At least 5 years of construction experience at Project & technical management level with significant exposure to people and management issues.
* Experience of managing JCT/NEC and other types of commercial construction contracts
* HND/HNC in a relevant subject or BTEC with equivalent experience
* Member of relevant professional organisation (CIOB etc)
* Full Driver's Licence


Negotiable depending on previous experience and current ability. Full associated benefits package also.

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