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Omar Arafat

Date Posted: 26-Feb-19


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Smart Meter Contracts Manager (Watford)

Watford, UK


£50,000 - £60,000 per annum


A leading Construction and Smart Energy firm is looking for Smart Meter Contracts Manager to be based in the north west London/ Watford area.


The Role:

To manage a number of contracts ensuring they are delivered safely, on time, to budget, and with high levels of client and resident satisfaction.  To run the contract from handover to final completion (completion of Defects Liability Period), including preparation of the SHEQ Plan.  To take control of the fire risk assessment plan, traffic management plan and project risk assessments.  To be responsible for ensuring projects are adequately resourced to be managed safely, whilst maximising efficiency. 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.

Main Duties / Accountability

  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and ensure that they are followed by all personnel involved in the schemes under their control
  • To take ownership of all aspects of each project under their control from estimating handover through to completion
  • Provide project direction, focus and consistency across a number of schemes
  • Ensure staff receive adequate training to carry out their role on the project
  • Assess exposure to the business for any claims from clients/consultants and residents and ensure the relevant corrective action is taken 
  • Responsive repairs, despair, estates and grounds maintenance and small demand led projects in the south east.
  • The delivery of minor works for contract delivery inclusive of ground maintenance.
  • Preparation and management of the Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan
  • Preparation and management of the contract programme including Target Programmes
  • Ensure that a Materials and Contractor Procurement schedule are in place to suit the proposed Target/Construction Programme
  • Register each scheme under their control with the Constructor Scheme
  • Supervision and responsibility of the Site Manager, including the following areas;

- Health and safety management including information for the Health and Safety File

- 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

- Application for all licenses, permits etc. and ensuring they are in place prior to work beginning

- Ensuring that the site is set up to the highest standards

- Appointment of contractors in line with Procurement Schedule (in conjunction with QS)

- Co-ordination with sub-contractors

- Attendance, preparation and reporting for all meetings in relation to the project

- To have a clear understanding of the way the job is priced to enable us to take full benefit of any opportunities for variations, change isspecification 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 the Contracts Managers, Site Managers weekly check list
  • Ensure that all inspections are carried out (scaffold inspection, hoist etc.)
  • Ensure that all necessary permits are completed (hot works, abrasive wheels etc.)
  • Walk the work and carry out spot inspections
  • Work being carried out to specification
  • Health and Safety issues (scaffold, fire extinguishers etc.)
  • Quality Control
  • Site Cleanliness
  • Residents comments
  • Clerk of works comments
  • Check all relevant paperwork is in place (e.g. Method Statements, Site Diaries, etc.)
  • Any other appropriate checks
  • 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
  • Ensure that all systems are in place to ensure works are completed in accordance with the company’s values
  • Resource planning and team leadership
  • Continually promote the company image and develop new relationships with clients and consultants
  • Be prepared to work within a large geographical area
  • Any other reasonable management request.



  • Experience

- Previous experience within contract management

- Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation

- Understanding of local government

- Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation


  • Skills / Knowledge

- 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 and the ability to manage a team



  • Experience

- Experience of Partnership arrangements


  • Skills / Knowledge

- People management skills


Education / Qualifications:


  • Relevant H&S courses


  • GCSE Maths and English


  • Confident
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Resilient



  • £50 - 60k salary pa
  • Car Allowance
  • Psnion 5%
  • Live Assurance
  • Private Health Care

If you a Contracts Manager within the construction industry and have experince with Smart Meters, please submit an application or send your CV directly to Omar o.arafat@oandb.co.uk 


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