A unique new opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Contracts Manager to join a leading developer and building contractor in the North West to run several new build residential sites to design and build contracts for local authority housing or private social landlords. Reporting to the Construction Director, you will be responsible for the management of between 4 and 5 sites.
The role requires the development of positive working relationships with both internal and external customers/clients with strong emphasis placed on ensuring that Service Delivery and Client satisfaction against project specific KPI's are achieved.
You will be responsible for (but not limited to):
Programme delivery and planning
Regular liaison with the client and contract reporting
Building internal and external relationships
Providing regular progress updates and resolving any issues as and when they arise
Overall staff responsibility and man management of a team of Site Managers, Assistants Site Managers, and Foremen and direct and subcontract plant and trades.
Ensuring high standards of Health and Safety
Meeting strict programme targets including handover of properties and completions targets on new build housing
Experience Required - Contracts Manager
This requires a focused and resilient Contracts Manager who is organised, methodical and computer literate. The ability to make decisions quickly and "think on your feet" are essential along with the ability to work under pressure.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in a similar role, with experience of managing design and build, open market and mixed tenure developments alike and a proven track record of delivering multiple contracts. Knowledge of current Building Regulations, NHBC Standards, Health, and Safety and Environmental legislation is essential
You will have either come from a trade background or possess a relevant building qualification such as a HNC/ University Degree in Construction Management and be able to demonstrate clear progression throughout your CV.
You will ideally hold CIOB status, be commercially astute, customer focussed and a team player who is able to demonstrate strong inter-personal skills, people management skills with strong proven management and communication skills are also a prerequisite.
Salary & Package - Contracts Manager
You will benefit from a basic salary between £60,000 - £65,000 dependant on your experience, the option of a fully expensed company car and fuel card or a car allowance plus mileage, contributory pension scheme, private healthcare, 26 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.