Contracts Manager

This role will involve all aspects of procurement and supply to ensure that all projects are delivered on time and within budget. The role includes liaising with

Architects, Clients and Contractors and attending site meetings. You will be reporting to the Contracts Director.

You will be responsible for the financial planning, forecasting and monitoring of the project expenditure.

You will also be responsible for Health and Safety issues and risk management documentation to minimise risks.

You will need experience in being able to lead, manage and motivate a team of people to get the best from them.

You would be required to establish and maintain good relationships with existing suppliers as well as finding new ones and encourage them to meet programme requirements. You will also need to have to ability to resolve conflicts with Customer or suppliers should problems arise. You will need to ensure that adequate resources are available at all times to achieve the objectives.

Essential Skills and Qualifications – the Candidate must have:

A proven working experience as a Contracts Manager in the Construction Industry sector, and preferably in the façade supply sector. Extensive experience of being responsible for the financial planning, forecasting, and monitoring of the project expenditure. Solid experience of general building techniques and façade systems. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Solid Organization skills, including accuracy, attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.

Good Excel, numeracy and Computer skills.

The ability to get the best out of people and projects they oversee.

The ability to develop a detailed project plan with objectives and deadlines to track progress.

Preferred skills – It would be an advantage for the Candidate to also have:

Ability to use CAD software would be beneficial, but is not essential.

Detailed Knowledge of UK Building Regulations and British standards

Knowledge or experience in dealing with web based drawing platforms.

Personal Attributes

Methodical and calm and yet very positive.

Self-motivated to meet deadlines with the ability to fit in and work constructively within a team environment.

Our client is looking for someone who is analytical but creative, a quick learner who is willing to go the extra mile in order to achieve the best results possible.

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