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Contracts Manager- Main Contractor

  • £80,000 to £100,000
  • Fit Out & Refurbishment
  • Dartford

Contracts Manager

Between £80,000 to £100,000

Dartford

About the company:

This privately owned mid-size, high spec main contractor are part of an up and coming wave of companies that have found excellent success in niche areas of the industry, offering clients industry expertise, professional solutions, and most importantly – results. They mainly operate across residential and commercial projects up to £40m in value, ranging across build, major structural alterations and fit out projects, from brand new, massive super prime residencies, to high spec Cat A & B office fit outs. This business pride themselves on the quality of their work, and this is shown by the list of blue chip and wealthy private clients with whom they do repeat business. The founder and board of directors are all industry experts, having come together to start this business from director level roles across top tier main contractors. They stay hands on within the business, having a strong input into all live projects giving this company a very tight knit, family feel.

The recruitment process for this business is one of meticulous detail, as they only look to take on the very best the industry has to offer. If you’re interested in making a move to fast moving, growing, new age main contractor, this business could be the right move.

About the opportunity:

Our client is looking for a Contracts Manager preferably from a residential background, who has proven experience in mid to High Spec Residential and Commercial refurbishment projects and is capable of managing multiple projects at any specific time. The successful individual will be responsible for managing 3-4 projects at a time between the values of £1-£15M. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well-established company that provide fantastic career progression. Your role will include but not be limited to the management of production activity, supporting directors in winning work and making client presentations. You will be reporting directly to the Construction Director to ensure that strategies and plans develop and are implemented to grow the business in line with agreed regional business objectives. While not getting stuck in aiding business growth you will be managing client relationships and responsible for the safety and welfare of all staff and subcontractors within their control under the strict observance of our client’s safety policy. You will also ensure that all plans are developed and deployed and the business controlled such that the business financial targets and objectives are met. In addition to these duties you will quantify all business and project risks ensuring that senior personal are informed and that the business risk is identified and managed within agreed and acceptable boundaries, as well as ensuring that all information is controlled and entered into the appropriate systems so that an accurate view of the financial performance is communicated and maintained.

About the benefits/rewards:

The salary will be dependent on the level of exposure to industry and experience on related projects. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary around £80,000 – £100,000. The package will also include various benefits relating to travel, pension and healthcare. This position will offer the opportunity for vertical progression within this growing organisation.

About the requirements:

Suitable candidates will have a main contracting background. You will be experienced in management of new build and refurbishment projects valued between £1m to £15m ideally with some residential and commercial experience. The ideal individual will be highly motivated, idea-driven and capable of exceeding expectations. Lateral thinking and highly developed problem-solving abilities should be coupled with a very strong academic or experienced background with at least 3+ years’ in each Contracts Management role.