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Contracts Manager

  • £40,000 - £70,000
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company:

Our privately-owned client, based in Greenwich, is a leading name in the scaffolding and construction industry. They have been operating for the last 60 years and have an excellent reputation. Due to this reputation my client works nationally with very easy access to the M25. They have a turnover to £15M across the board and have are already tender for 2021!

This client has an excellent staff retention level which has been gained by constantly focusing on improving standards and they are renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with strong career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development.

About the opportunity:

Due to healthy order books and ongoing projects for the next 2 years, there is a need for a contracts manager to join their operational side of the business. As you will be a senior member of the team our client has an impressive track record with ensuring its senior team are to its highest standards. This will be a great opportunity for you to give yourself an excellent name in the industry and your team. Due to the success of our client over the last 5 years you will also be a part of a company that continues to push forward in the industry, this is great for you as you will be consistently leading new projects.

Not only this as a contracts manager you will also have the opportunity to be a part of projects which are innovative and take you beyond what you have been involved on in the past. You’ll get to see a wide range of projects valuing from £100K to £5M. Due to the changing times and complexity of projects working with this client will you the perfect opportunity to work on some of the most prestigious projects throughout the UK.

As a Scaffolding Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for producing contract programmes of works from contact and construction information. You will need to ensure on time delivery within budget forecast costs and make sure all work carried out complies with current Health and safety legislation.

You will also need to ensure objectives are set and performance is measured through appraisals and regular reviews. It will also be essential to prepare monthly internal performance review reports for Directors, taking full responsibility for all operational and commercial elements.

What’s great about this opportunity is the part you will play in the company. After discussing this role with the operational director of the business, it’s important to note they are looking someone who thinks outside of the box and is willing to bring fresh and innovative ideas to the role.

About the package:

For this permanent position, I am targeting individuals looking to earn anywhere between £40,000 – £70,000per annum. There may however be flexibility on this as the specific salary will depend on previous experience and suitability. Our client also provides a good package and has a unique recognition scheme which rewards great work and commitment to the business and projects. Not only this, the team (after meeting them myself) had a great family feel who were sociable whilst also working hard.

About the requirements:

To be considered for this role, individuals must have a strong background within the Scaffolding and Construction industry and this must have been gained whilst working for a subcontractor in the UK. Ideally the successful individual will be degree qualified in a construction related discipline or similar and as this is a permanent position, candidates must be able to demonstrate stability of employment throughout their career. Furthermore, individuals must have strong management skills, knowledge of relevant Piling & health and safety policies and procedures.

How to apply:

If interest, please forward a copy of your CV or any questions to or call Peter McKay on 01923 750 095 to discuss the role further on a confidential basis.