Our client was founded over 20 years ago and currently has a turnover of £20 million. They specialise in partnering with both public sector and local authority clients predominantly specialising refurbishment projects. Their ideology is to combine both high quality work and customer focussed approach. They also have a strong social responsibility and is extremely environmentally conscious.
The business is currently split into different sections that either work as a principal contractor or subcontractor specialising in internal/external refurbishment, envelopes, and roofing.
Contracts Manager – Residential, Education & Leisure - £50,000 - £55,000 + Competitive Package – East London / Essex
We are currently seeking a Contracts Manager for main contracting business that specialised in public sector refurbishment projects (Internals & Externals.) They will typically work on projects for Local Authorities, Housing Associations, etc.
Purpose of the Role/Role Overview:
Simultaneous control, organisation, and financial management of individual contracts of various values, including ensuring allocated contracts are delivered on time, within budget, safely and to the Clients requirements and in line with Company procedures and objectives all with assistance where necessary.
General Duties/Key Responsibilities:
·Control all aspects of production including Financial, Operational, and H&S on a site to deliver Company objectives including, but not limited to.
·Ensuring programme (contract and target) is progressed to time, quality, specification, and budget in accordance with the Company/Department K.P.I’s.
·Ensure the appropriate production and application of procurement schedules to maximise financial and operational benefits from operating a “just in time” concept whilst ensuring no delays to production.
·Always ensure that sites are managed safely, including ensuring: Produce a satisfactory Health & Safety Plan and ensure the same is accepted by the client before works commence on site.
·Ensure adequate welfare and signage, the asbestos register and the HSE F10 has been received and are always displayed on the site.
·Ensure method Statements and risk assessments are in place prior to subcontract works commencing on site.
·Maintain production/upkeep of the Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan, Risk Assessments, COSHH
·Always ensure compliance with appropriate H & S requirements
Organisational control including:
·Set up/arrange/attend Tender handover, prestart and pre-construction meetings.
·Procure the necessary labour and materials to carry out the works.
·Ensure the correct use of sub-contractors, direct labour, materials, and plant in line with the specification and always in accordance with legal requirements.
·Ensure that the presentation of site, image of sub-contractors, direct labour etc. is always in accordance with the company image.
·Ensure adequate and timely recording of any variations.
·Set up both office and site files in line with the standard filing structure, in order to maintain a high standard of records and general efficiency.
·Always ensure that information that needs to be communicated to others is recorded accurately and to time.
·Organise and oversee all defects during the defects period.
·Maintain good Client and supply chain relationships and Fully investigate any complaints received and escalate as appropriate in a timely manner.
·Report any complaints received from the Client or Client Team to the Senior Operations Manager along with any action taken.
·Discuss future work opportunities with clients.
The Ideal Candidate:
·Self-driven, results orientated with a positive outlook, clear focus on customer satisfaction
·Good planner and able to assess own performance.
·Reliable, tolerant, empathetic, team player.
·Sufficiently mobile and flexible to attend evening meets/forums.
·Well-presented and business like.
·Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.