My client are a privately owned quality house builder who have an opportunity for an Contracts Manager to join their construction team to cover sites in the Greater Manchester area.
The company are well established and have built an excellent reputation building quality homes for a wide range of buyers, they also pride themselves on building a quality home that suits the needs of their buyers offering exceptional customer service from pre-sale through to aftercare. Their properties range from one bedroom apartments to luxury penthouses and prestigious executive homes.
Contracts Manager Role
Reporting to the Construction Director you will be responsible for managing 3 - 4 new build housing developments in a safe and cost effective way to maxmise profit. Duties to include:
" Build, develop and motivate the site construction team " Monitor trainees/apprentices development " Assist in staff appraisals " Manage staff performance in line with company policies " Ensure site set up is safe, timely and effective " Participate in pre-start meetings and produce work programmes " Liaise with consultant engineers to ensure all information is available to progress works " Ensure consultant engineers provide all inspections and certification to comply with planning/building regulation requirements " Manage and liaise with all specialised sub-contractors to ensure works are carried out on time and to acceptable standards " Be responsible for Site Health and Safety " Ensure completion dates are met and that developments are adequately resourced " Ensure accurate processing of information between Regional Office and Site " Monitor response time to customer Final Inspection lists and complaints " Work closely with the commercial team to achieve or better the budgeted costs " Monitor labour performance and costs and costs of Suppliers and Sub-contractors " Adopt 'Right First Time' principle " Control hired plant and the amount of material on site " Ensure developments are presented to the best possible standard during construction and that all materials are stacked and protected " Ensure show houses and Sales Area are in pristine condition
Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will ideally have 12 - 18 months experience in a Contracts Manager role. Experienced house building Site Managers who are looking to take a step into a Contracts Manager role will also be considered.
" Excellent communication skills " Financial and commercial awareness " Communicate effectively with all departments, external bodies and subcontractors " Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines " Ability to negotiate and influence others " Mentor and support others and the ability to manage a team " Up to date relevant knowledge of Building and Health and Safety legislation " Experience of Partnership arrangements and local government " Good understanding of NHBC requirements
What's on offer?
The company offer an excellent remuneration package including a competitive basic salary, company car or car allowance along with additional company benefits.
How to apply
If you are interested in the Contracts Manager opportunity and would like to have a confidential chat, please contact Deena at Bromak or apply via the link below.