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Contracts Manager

  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Contracts Manager
  • Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DW-0119-CM_1557497118
Job description

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My Client is an additional arm of an already successful bespoke housing developer, who are growing the business completing developments in additional regions, including Bedfordshire.


Your Role

As a Contract Managers you will be responsible for circa 4 live housing developments at any one time, reporting into a Construction Director with various Site Managers under you supervision.

Responsibilities include:
  • Pre-start site inspections and preparation of construction
  • Prepare suitable tender list for subcontractors and suppliers, monitor their performance and feedback to Commercial department
  • Ensure adequate and suitable resources are available for effective site start
  • Monitor performance against construction programme to ensure targets are met and completions are on time. Progress chasing as required.
  • Monitor Health and Safety performance to ensure compliance with legal obligations and Company requirements
  • Control additional costs for non-productive and prelim expenditure to ensure Group guidelines and take part in cost control meetings
  • Liaise with all departments to support the Site Manager's role and ensure information, materials and contractors are available
  • Monitor each stage of construction as work proceeds to ensure a quality product
  • Assist the Construction Director in all matters relating to the efficient performance of the Construction department
  • Set and achieve build programme targets
  • Lead and develop the site management teams


Your Experience
  • A strong team motivator with the drive and tenacity to achieve the goals of the business
  • Proven experience of working in a senior role in the construction industry, including managerial experience
  • Self-confident, decisive, resilient and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • In depth knowledge of all aspects of the construction trade and the relevant legislative requirements e.g. Health and Safety, NHBC requirements and Building Regulations