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Contracts Manager

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Job Description

My client are a privately owned Civil Engineering contractor specialising in earthworks, drainage, groundworks, hard and soft landscaping, and reinforced concrete structures.

Owing to a vast increase of work, they have a requirement to add an experienced Contracts Manager to their existing senior management team.

The Role:

Responsibilities of the Contracts manager include the financial monitoring and control of the contracts, ensuring Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality compliance is maintained and the Company's procedures and objectives are achieved.

Key Responsibilities:

Programme planning

* Plan projects and ensure they are programmed to a level of detail necessary for the site team to deliver the scheme without delays
* Ensure the programme is updated throughout the cycle of the project
* Ensure procurement and reconciliation of materials is carried out in accordance with Company procedures to best value and to prevent delays
* Ensure site team compliance with Company commercial policies and procedures
* Actively participate in tender handover meetings and deliver pre-start meetings to the site team
* Ensure a commercial plan and end of life forecast is in place and monitored monthly for the successful commercial delivery of the project
* Produce and analyse progress reports, updated costs and forecasts
* Ensure correct commercial engagement of subcontractors
* Implement the risk management process, review risk register and check risk controls
* Review the CVRs weekly/monthly with the project teams, implementing necessary actions
* Complete and distribute the Contract Start/Completion forms for each project
* Ensure weekly review of progress, budget resources and forward planning are carried out, and lookahead programmes are in place
* Chair and attend internal and external meetings and ensure the production of accurate records of any discussions and actions
* Ensure timely management of both temporary and permanent design to meet the requirements of each project
* Chair and lead weekly internal site meetings

Health, safety and environmental

* By example, set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of HS&E procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations
* Allocate HS&E responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and provide training as necessary
* Maintain and manage construction sites and subcontractors, ensuring all subcontractors follow PLI's procedures and processes
* Oversee and ensure that HSE-related documents are kept up to date and undertake senior manager site inspections, ensuring that audits and reports are produced, liaising with the necessary parties
* Liaise with third parties to ensure compliance with required regulatory standards

Key measures & targets:

* Adherence to all deadlines set and Business objectives
* Ensure final accounts are completed timely in accordance with construction completion
* Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met
* Ensure KPI measures are met
* Deliver projects without safety incidents, within time and to budget

Essential requirements:

* Extensive experience of managing projects within a civils environment
* Good working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Temp works management, Programming, risk management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting
* Experience of MS project
* Knowledge of the NEC contract including the Early Warning and Compensation Event mechanisms
* CSCS card
* Experience of Pre-Qualification and Tendering process
* Excellent people management skills with the ability to influence and mentor
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with both customers and all levels of staff
* Problem solving skills and analytical thinking

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