Contracts Manager (Housing)

Location : Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Job Ref : EJ466
Consultant : Edward Jeffs
Sector : Construction
Salary : £55k per year


EJ466 – Contracts Manager (Housing/New Build)

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £Competitive plus car, bonus and benefits


First Military Recruitment are currently recruiting Contracts Manager on behalf of one of our clients. 

Production Managers oversee all activity, from managing direct trades and subcontractor representatives on site to organising the build programme and ensuring the development is on schedule to welcome its new residents.

This role would ideally suit ex-military personnel, but all candidates will be considered. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend Pre- Planning, Pre- Tender and Pre- Start Meetings, to ensure all necessary construction issues are addressed prior to commencement on site.
  • Issue the agreed Build Programme and Build Direction to Site Managers.
  • Review the Health & Safety Plan submitted by the Site Manager and ensure it is maintained.
  • Review Site Managers’ weekly progress and status reports and liaise with other Department Heads to resolve any delays or issues identified.
  • Liaise with the Technical and Design Departments to consider cost effective construction processes at both the design and construction phases.
  • Liaise with Sub Contractors and Suppliers, in conjunction with the Technical & Commercial Departments, to reduce costs, whilst maintaining quality and customer satisfaction levels.
  • Monitor all Customer Satisfaction Surveys and Summary Reports, to ensure that trends are recognised and the appropriate action taken to improve performance.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Extensive Production/Construction management experience is essential.
  • Detailed knowledge of the building and construction trade.
  • CSCS card (Site Management).
  • NVQ Residential Construction Senior Site Management L7.
  • Through knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation you will be able to minimise risk through developing and endorsing safe operating processes.
  • Ability to plan and make decisions, take accountability for and can justify decisions, ensuring teams deliver on those decisions.
  • A natural and engaging management and communication style.
  • Ability to develop trusting, sustainable and robust relationships both internally and externally.
  • Ability to manage and track costs (working to site budgets).
  • First Aid qualified.

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £Competitive plus car, bonus and benefits

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