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Contracts Manager

£60k - 70k per year + Car + package

London, London

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Contracts Manager - Permanent

£60,000 - £75,000 + package (Negotiable)

Main Contractor 

Greater London 

This is a career opportunity for an experienced Contracts Manager to work for a leading regional Main Contractor who specialise in new build and refurbishment projects. The company has been operating for over 30+ years and has a strong reputation and client base with a high percentage of repeat business. The company has recently been awarded a framework of new build school projects ranging from £5M - £16M across Greater London. 

The role - Contracts Manager

You will be an experienced Senior Project Manager or existing CM for a main contractor specialising in Education projects and you will have build one or more new build schools. The role will be reporting to a Regional Director and will be responsible for managing and controlling multiple projects in accordance with the company policies and procedures on refurbishment projects. You will be able to work in a fast paced environment where attention to detail is of utmost importance and the quality of the build is of an exceptional standard.The role could quickly become a framework leader role with great scope for growing a region around/underneath if desired. 

Key accountabilities:

  • Achieve production targets and carry out programming and monitoring to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Client Liasison and be the \'lead\' for the framework within the South East
  • Read and understand specifications, drawings, preliminaries, preambles and contract documentation
  • Produce H&S and O&M on completion of projects
  • Requisition and management of materials/delivery
  • Issue subcontractors with regular short term programmes to ensure planned progress is achieved
  • Hold progress meetings
  • Display on site an up to date copy of the construction programme indicating the progress to date
  • Give full consideration to the tender allowances when establishing the site compound
  • Liaise with the design team, clients, subcontractors and suppliers to and maintain good working relationships
  • Attend monthly cost meetings and agree contribution forecast
  • Ensure full compliance with all Health & Safety aspects
  • Obtain risk assessments and method statements from contractors prior to work commencement
  • Handle all customer care issues in a timely and professional manor
  • Manage Project Managers performance 

To qualify for this position you must have recent experience working on new build schools in the UK for a PLC or established main contractor as Project Manager or above and have a proven track record for delivery on projects of at least £10Million. Ideally will have completed a degree or HNC/HND in Construction. 

What is on Offer 

You will benefit from an excellent salary plus package including company car or car allowance, medical cover and pension. A bonus scheme is also in place.

If you are interested in this exciting position please click the link below or contact Jamie Risdale at Thorn Baker on 01172033444


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