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Contracts Manager (Industrial / Retail) - Midlands

Professional & technical Vacancies Midlands - Contracts Manager (Industrial / Retail) - Midlands

  • Ref No:
    VAC-18757
  • Location:
    Midlands
  • Industry:
    Professional & technical
  • Skills:
    Construction
  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    £65,000
  • Qualifications:
    SMSTS, CSCS (Black/Management), First Aid at Work (3 day course)
Vacancy Description:

Our client is a leading Midlands based main contractor who deliver projects across a wide range of sectors including the industrial, commercial and retail sectors. They are looking for an experienced Contracts Manager to join them on a permanent basis to oversee 3-4 jobs at one time across the country.
The successful candidate will have 10-15 years' experience in the construction industry, predominantly working on fast-track design and build type projects and have a track record of the successful delivery of concurrent projects ranging from £5m to £30m in value.

Key responsibilities:

- Ensure HS&E and quality standards, operating processes, company policies and all legislative requirements are understood, implemented and adhered to throughout.
- Lead and manage the project team to ensure consistent delivery of the project.
- Prepare comprehensive reports for monthly project reviews to demonstrate HS&E, quality, process, operational and commercial performance and ensure that the project team receive adequate challenge, support and guidance.
- Ensure that the project team is adequately resourced, led and managed to achieve targets and maintain high levels of commitment & morale.
- Ensure that all staff understand their roles, responsibilities & performance expectations and operate competently.
- Manage project set up and ensure it is adequately budgeted.
- Ensure the early involvement of appropriate subcontractors in the project planning process; and ensure that all subcontract orders / warranties and professional appointments are placed in line with the Contract and programme.
- Develop & maintain close relationships with customers, consultants & subcontractors to continuously improve customer experience.
- Ensure that the project team fully understand the design & specification requirements of their project; that subcontractors & suppliers are fully aware of these requirements and fulfil them; and that the Design Manager has been consulted about any potential issues.

Experience required:

- Minimum 10 years career experience.
- Experience of running multiple projects at the same time.
- Strong Contractual / Commercial awareness.
- Good Client facing skills.
- Construction related degree - desirable

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a top UK Main Contractor. Our client is offering long term career progression, competitive salaries and can offer immediate starts for the right candidate, to apply for this role forward your CV to Ken Phillips at professional@uklgroup.com.

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