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Contracts Manager

  • £70,000 - £75,000
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Bedfordshire

The Company

Our client is a main building contractor who undertakes new build, refurbishment and design and build contracts priding itself on its client focus. They have an excellent reputation, in part, through the innovative hands-on approach of the company’s directors. They undertake work for a range of private builds for developers and private investors. Recent projects include a residential extension and basement in North London (£2.5m), 3 x new build townhouses in Hertfordshire and commercial & residential project with 15 units in Croydon.

The Role

We are currently recruiting for an Contracts / Operations Manager to manage a delivery team of Site Managers delivering Traditional &  JCT Design & Build. This role requires an astute Senior Manager who is contractually and commercially aware, and able to foster excellent internal and external relationships.


  • Manage operational staff to establish and produce dedicated project teams.
  • Recruit Site & Contracts Managers
  • Intervene and agree on action plans to recover delays where possible.
  • Assist in the creation of project programs (MS Project)
  • Ensure Site teams are delivering to program
  • Work closely with the head of commercial to ensure projects are completed on budget
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients and consultants.
  • Work as part of the pre-construction team through the pre-tender & tender process


Salary/ Benefits

Salary will be in the region of £70,000 – £75,000. In addition to this, you will receive a benefits package including Car Allowance.



Suitable candidates will either be a Contracts Manager looking to step into Operations Management or have held a similar role with a SME Main Contractor. Professional chartership such as CIOB would be preferred.