Small Works Contracts Manager – High End Residential

About the Company: Our client is a well-respected specialist in high specification residential projects. They cover Western & Southern Home Counties, Hampshire, Sussex and London.  They provide a broad range of bespoke individual and specialist building services, from in house design through to construction, refurbishment and on-going maintenance. Most of their work comes from repeat business and very prestigious and well known client referrals.  The company employs its own workforce and projects range from small works up to the value of £20m, all of which use the finest materials.

About the Role: Our client is currently looking to recruit an experienced Contracts Manager for their traditional works department, undertaking high quality projects to the value of £1m. The role entails closely managing projects financially and operationally, interacting with clients, subcontractors and trades. Traditional covers small and remedial works on prime residential properties. The role will be covering SW London through to the south coast.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Develop a sound knowledge of all aspects of private residential contracting and general contracting.
  • Have a good understanding of traditional building methods and products associated with the refurbishment of listed buildings, period houses and general contracting.
  • Confidently deal directly with Architects and Clients, and have the ability to offer sound advice and ideas on all aspects of high quality building and finishes.
  • Manage Client enquiries, Quotations, Project programming and Surveying
  • Work with Commerciality in mind, when working with clients and where best gains can be made
  • Return a maximum possible Gross Profit Margin on projects without ever compromising on quality and service

About the benefits / rewards: Our client support, develop and understand their employees. They offer employee stability through permanent long-term employment and stable working environment. You will be well rewarded for your hard work with a remuneration package that will correspond to the individuals experience and skills. The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary of between £35,000 – £45,000, plus vehicle or allowance.

Requirements: Candidates could either come from a site management, surveying or trade background. You will need to be experienced in dealing directly with clients, professional teams & subcontractors. The role will also be based between office and site, therefore a degree of day to day travel will be expected.


Please contact: jon @ or call 01923 750 095


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