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Luke Small

Date Posted: 12-Mar-19


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Contracts Manager

Cardiff, UK

Contracts Manager

£65,000 - £75,000 per annum


A new opportunity for a Contracts Manager has arisen within a leading national housebuilder. Operating within South East Wales and the South West of England, you will be responsible for circa six sites at any one point.

The position will be operating within an established region of this 5 Star builder, responsible for ensuring delivery of high quality homes achieving programme and budget, typically overseeing six lives sites. In total, the region delivers between 400-450 units per annum, as Contracts Manager you will play a key role on the operational success of this region, reporting to the Construction Director.

As a continued 5 Star builder it is imperative you are able to oversee multiple sites delivering excellent quality and customer service, whilst proactive in identifying and addressing challenges in programme; this will be a key consideration of the selection process.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Proven track record as Contracts Manager within a volume housebuilder, overseeing several live sites averaging 100-150 units per site.
  • Key focus on customer service to ensure quality of build on handover, working in adherence to NHBC standards and Considerate Constructors Scheme.
  • Proven leader of people – ability to drive high performance teams, achieving targets for quality, customer service and Health & Safety.
  • Excellent knowledge of Building Regulations, NHBC and Health & Safety legislation.
  • Develop strong relationships with subcontractors and trades to ensure they are meeting key build milestones.
  • A natural and engaging communication style, demonstrating a passion and excellence for developing trusting, sustainable and robust relationships both internally and externally.

Desired Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will currently be a Contracts Manager for a leading housebuilder or affordable housing contractor. Exception may be made for an outstanding Senior Site Manager with experience of managing long-term, multiphase developments along with continued track record of NHBC awards.

You will be a Contracts Manager who nurtures excellent stakeholder relations, bringing a passion for quality and customer service. As a manager, you will demonstrate ability to lead your team to delivering excellent sites, developing good relations with NHBC whilst empowering Site Managers to run their sites with pride and distinction. This role will ideally suit someone who is passionate about the industry, committed to their career, and understands the challenges of the housing sector.

If this opportunity sounds like a role you can excel in, please apply to be contacted with more information.


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