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Omar Arafat

Date Posted: 1-Feb-19


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Senior Contracts Manager (Construction)

London, UK

Project Manager

£65,000 - £75,000 per annum


Seeking a Senior Contracts Manager to be based in Central London. This is for a leading and international Construction firm.

Job Title:

Senior Contracts Manager

Reports to:

Operations Manager

Responsible for:

Contracts Manager / Senior Site Manager / Project(s) Manager / Site Manager / Site Supervisor

Main Purpose of the Role

Working closely with Contract Managers to oversee and supervise a number of contracts from handover to final completion (completion of Defects Liability Period), including preparation of the SHEQ Plan.  To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy and ensure all employees reporting to you do the same and being responsible for ensuring that SHEQ requirements are upheld to the highest of standards at all times.

Key Accountabilities

  • Preparation and management of the contract programme, in conjunction with the Contract Manager
  • Providing project direction, focus and consistency across a number of schemes
  • Assistance in work generation:
    • Providing information for tender bids
    • Attending tender interviews and presentations
    • Maintaining excellent relationships with Clients
    • Abiding by the Company Competition Compliance guidelines
  • Supervision of and responsibility of the Contract Managers and Site Managers, including the following areas;
    • Health and Safety Issues
    • Quality Control
    • Resource allocation and control (in liaison with the Quantity Surveyor)
    • Liaison with the client and  contract administrator on both a formal and informal basis
    • Ensure compliance and planning supervisor requirements
    • Ensuring that site set up works is complied with and all licenses, permits etc. and ensuring are in place prior to contract commencement
    • Attendance, preparation and reporting at relevant meetings in relation to their projects
    • To ensure Contract Managers have a clear understanding of the way the job is priced to enable us to take full benefit of any opportunities for variations, change is specification or scope of works to maximise profit
  • To make regular site visits (minimum of one per week) to inspect the job. During these visits the following must be checked:-
    • Check (and sign if required) the Contract Managers, Site Managers weekly check list
    • Ensure that all inspections are being carried out (scaffold inspection, hoist etc)
    • Ensure that all necessary permits are being completed (hot works, abrasive wheels etc)
    • Supporting the Contract Managers by
      • Walking the work and carrying out spot inspections

-       Work being carried out to specification

-       Health and Safety issues (scaffold, fire extinguishers etc) – see Apollo Safety at Work handbook

-       Quality Control

-       Site Cleanliness

-       Residents comments

-       Clerk of works comments

-       Any other appropriate checks

  • Check the paperwork is in place

-       Programme status

-       Method Statements

-       Site Diaries

-       Labour Returns

-       Material Requisitions

  • Ensure that all systems in place to ensure works are completed in accordance with the Company’s values
  • Providing resource planning and team leadership
  • Be responsible for your safety and others around you
  • Make every effort to attend all mandatory courses related to your role
  • Comply with all the roles and responsibilities as set out within the SHEQ management system
  • Continually promote the company image and develop new relationships with clients and consultants
  • Any other reasonable management request

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Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Skills and abilities

  • Confident oral and written communication skills
  • Financial and commercial awareness
  • Communicate effectively with all those who have a stake in the work
  • Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to negotiate and influence 
  • Mentor and support others
  • Possess sound management skills
  • Able to deliver high quality presentations to senior members of the Company and Clients


  • Extensive experience within contract management
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation

Key Attributes

  • Be prepared to work within a large geographical area
  • Confident
  • Self motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Good verbal and written communicator
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Resilient


Please submit an application or send your CV directly to o.arafat@oandb.co.uk


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