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Contracts Manager – Specialist Construction Package

  • 45000 to 65000
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Contracts Manager – Specialist Construction Package

About the Employer: Based in Hertfordshire, Our client is a manufacturer of a patented raised flooring system for major construction projects throughout the UK. Their unique product is a proven system which is now a well-recognised construction package which has established a strong foothold in the market place.  This specialist contractor has been trading since 2003 and throughout this progressive journey they’ve built and maintained strong relationships with an array of blue chip clients and have successfully supplied to Lendlease, Multiplex & Kier on repeat occasions. The company boasts a healthy order book of £6m of secured contracts for 2019 and are in early client discussions on up and coming construction schemes for 2020 & 2021.

The Director of the business / inventor of the product has a well-respected and proven construction background working for some of the UK’s largest construction firms. He has very positive and passionate approach towards his business and is looking to hand down his knowledge and expertise to up and coming construction professionals.

About the opportunity

Working closely with the Directors after contract award, duties will involve;

Managing the information flow between the customer (site) and our inhouse drafting team in order to get our drawings to construction status for fabrication

  • Using the information release schedule for each project to manage the workload of our drafting team
  • Liaise with the Production Manager weekly to update him on any changes to site conditions necessitating modification to the agreed delivery schedule
  • Organising RiserSafe site coordination meetings with Main Contractors, Tier 1 Structural Frame Contractors and M&E Contractors
  • Regular site visits to ensure that RiserSafe units are being installed correctly
  • Holding workshops so that site teams can understand how RiserSafe will benefit them
  • Liaise with onsite M&E, Drylining and Fire Stopping Contractors to provide information
  • Build and maintain Main Contractor relationship through to practical completion of their project

Requirements

  • Ideally having a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Contracts Manager on commercial construction projects or
  • Consideration would be given to a Site Supervisor from a manufacturing / installation Contractor, such as architectural metalwork, looking to take the next step up.
  • Experience of managing contracts ranging from £50k to £1m
  • Experience with dealing with Main Contractors on major projects up to £500m
  • Be able to prioritise workload, work under pressure, be adaptable and resourceful
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • UK driving licence
  • CSCS card supervisor / manager

 

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK

Job type Full-time

Salary  £45,000 to £60,000 / year

Private healthcare provided