Contracts Manager

Location : Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England
Job Ref : JS183
Consultant : James Smith
Sector : Construction
Salary : £65k - 70k per year + Exceptional Benefits


JS183 – Contracts Manager 

Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire

Salary: £65,000 – £70,000 + Exceptional Benefits


First Military Executive Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Contracts Manager for one our prestigious client based near Newark. This is an excellent opportunity to join and expanding business at a time of significant growth and development.

The will be to manage the project teams, including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors. Ensuring projects are run to programme with effective commercial delivery of the construction projects ensuring that projects are technically compliant. Ensuring safe delivery of construction projects and ensuring that the projects are handed to a high quality standard, defect free.

Our client openly encourages applications from candidates that have a military background, however all qualified candidates will be considered.

Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Manage the project teams including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors.
  • Ensure full understanding of the project design, tender and contract.
  • Arrange regular meetings with stakeholders to ensure co-ordination, understanding and responsibilities.
  • Work closely with the Commercial Department on all aspects of delivery.
  • Have regular dialogue with the project team to ensure our commercial and construction position is not compromised.
  • Work with the Planner to ensure we have an effective deliverable programme.
  • In conjunction with the Planner produce a “target” programme.
  • To monitor progress on a weekly basis and where necessary take action to prevent slippage / recover lost time.
  • Identify required levels of resourcing for successful enactment of projects and support for future business.
  • Give clear direction as required within the team, as regards day to day business activity.
  • Take the lead in the resolution of any cost, design or methodology issues to ensure smooth manufacture and construction.
  • Liaise with and support all suppliers and sub-contractors as necessary.
  • Provide necessary information and coordination to other internal teams to ensure efficient implementation of projects.
  • Disseminate safe working practices to the construction team and ensure the high standard of Health & Safety ethos is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure the Site Managers and Project Managers are conducting regular tool boxes talks, are undertaking correct inductions and are fully compliant with the Main Contractors requirements.
  • Arrange with the Health & Safety Department regular site visits and to ensure any observations / actions are closed out in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the company ethos is passed down to our supply chain partners.
  • Build and maintain good communications within all relevant areas of client, consultant and suppliers.
  • Gain full understanding of the mechanics of the client and team process and dynamics.
  • Ensure full evaluation of the client requirement.
  • Ensure risks are identified and eliminated from all activities.
  • Ensure close liaison with our Design Department and consultants to ensure any queries are properly recorded and closed out. 

Skills and experiences: 

  • Proven track record in delivering large scale construction projects.
  • Relevant experience across business sectors – including but not limited to ; residential, commercial, retail, hotels
  • Effective team leader.

Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire

Salary: £65,000 – £70,000 + Exceptional Benefits

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