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Contracts Manager – RC Frames

  • £80,000 - £120,000 Per Annum
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Contracts Manager

 

About the Company

This privately-owned business based in East London specialises in the construction of reinforced concrete frames, structural alterations and associated groundworks packages. They currently turnover in the region of £20 million per annum with structured plans for targeted growth, this is expected to increase by around £3m -£5m year on year.

Our client offers a modern image, excellent in-house capability and hold very high standards for quality in everything they do. As a young business, developing these in-house systems in order to strengthen ahead of expanding their workload shows the company’s plans for quality and longevity at the forefront. The directors of the business are always looking to the future, this is shown in the way they treat their staff and also owning their own plant, formwork, plant yard and more. The security this ethos provides is why their clients are loyal and offer repeat business time and again. With high retention of staff at all levels, this is a very exciting company to work for.

About the Opportunity

We have been asked to recruit a Contracts Manager for this company. The role will include the usual duties associated with managing a selection of live projects (usually between 3-5 schemes at different stages of completion) while reporting to the company directors (primarily the operations director and MD).

Day to day duties will include overseeing individual site teams, which will be headed up with project managers and site managers, making sure they are reporting any potential risks or issues, are staying on time/programme whilst also maintaining costs. This role will also be client facing as you will be expected to liaise with clients on each project to represent the company, making sure client’s specifications are being met and they are happy from the pre-construction phase all the way through to delivery.

The locations of projects this role will oversee will mainly be based inside London, but depending on where the successful applicant is based (i.e. where you live), there may also be the possibility of some projects in the surrounding home counties, so the successful individual will need to manage their time working around this area across a maximum of 5 jobs at any one time.

This exciting opportunity is to head-up the sub & superstructure side of the business so individuals need to be very experienced in this aspect as our client is only looking to consider applicants from a civil engineering background so that a strong technical understanding is there when interacting with direct staff and client contacts.

About the Benefits and Rewards

The basic salary offered for this position is £80,000 – £120,000 per annum depending on the level of exposure in this sector, especially experience with superstructure engineering. To add to this, a strong bonus scheme and benefits package will also be included for the successful individual. These package details will be discussed at interview/offer stage.

About the Requirements

To be considered for this position, candidates need to have worked in a Contracts Management or Senior Project Management position, whilst working for a rival reinforced concrete frame and groundwork subcontractor. This is a must!