Contracts Manager

Competitive salary plus benefits (based on experience)
Reporting To
Contracts Director
Head Office – Wakefield


To effectively organise and manage allocated contracts, from receipt of order to the end of the defects liability period ensuring they are completed efficiently, to programme and to the minimum cost consistent with good practice, Company procedures, Contract conditions, Safety legislation and practice and to the Clients satisfaction.

Duties & Responsibilities
• To have customer interface, including meeting with the client, attend or initiate any meetings required throughout the contract period.
• Ensure compliance with company procedures, statutory safety legislation and good practice guides are adhered to.
• Produce contract programmes, construction plans and relevant H&S information.
• Manage subcontractors or NWS team who are preparing designs, drawings & resolve construction details with other building trades.
• Oversee the design and drawing processes internally, inc managing and assisting the information flow between the client and internal team.
• Manage and review variations: action any commercial or programme matters arising from design meetings or valid instructions and advise the client of any cost or programme implications.
• Placement of subcontractor orders are in place to meet programme and budget.
• Maintain an overview of all financial aspects of the contract to maximise profitability.
• Liaise with production team to ensure product will be produced to suit the clients’ programs / requirements.
• Monitor progress of on-site activities by regular site visits to ensure the programme is maintained and all activities are being carried out correctly and safely.
• Oversee the site activities to ensure a smooth and professional project for the client.
• Achieve and maintain a working knowledge of all relevant industry codes, and standards applicable to individual role.
• When required, liaise with external organisations, (main contractor, architects, engineers and sub-contractors as well as advisory organisations such as the SCI and BCSA).
• Maintain effective, productive and professional client/supplier relationships.
• Act to effectively resolve issues that would prevent successful award of contract or project delivery.

Necessary Skills
The ideal candidate would have at least 5 years’ experience within the construction industry.
Must be mobile and able to work at any location within the UK.
Computer literate incl knowledge of Word, Excel etc.
Good understanding of fabrication and erection/site processes.
Good product knowledge of the steelwork industry Excellent Communication skills.

Competitive package including Car Allowance / 5% Employer contribution Pension / Life Insurance / Health Benefits
Full UK Driving license
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