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Adam Paine

Date Posted: 28-Mar-19


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Contracts Manager

Kent, UK

Contracts Manager

£60,000 - £95,000 per annum


Our client is based in Essex and are a giant in the Civil Engineering Market. 

ROLE: Our client is a major player in the civil engineering, infrastructure and RC Frame market place. They are looking for a HIGHLY experiences Contracts Manager to join their team covering the Essex, Kent & Surrey Region. This Contracts Manager will manage a number of projects at any one time and includes all aspects of Project Management, Site Management and Cost Consultancy pre and post contract duties including preparation of tenders, cost planning, compiling estimates, contract administrative agreement of final accounts, value engineering and procurements / standardisation work. The role of Contracts Manager will be responsible for ensuring the successful running of a portfolio of projects. The role could include but isn't limited to;

  • Take responsibility for the successful delivery of the project from inception to completion
  • Manage the delivery of projects, producing the required deliverables including budget, time constraints and quality requirements.
  • Implement the preparation and maintenance of Project Reports including programme, quality and cost
  • Advise and implement service supply appointments including tender selection and documentation etc.
  • Chair meetings as agreed with the client and where appointed direct/instruct on behalf of the client
  • Manage a number of projects at any one time
  • Manage all phases of the project and respond to all matters that may affect the client’s objective. Implement recognised project control techniques including value and risk management processes
  • Liaise with all client suppliers and operators to ensure the client brief and specification are adopted and delivered to agreed programmes
  • Manage on-going project reviews, change control and completion activities
  • Mentor colleagues to achieve relevant experience and qualification

LOCATION: You must live on patch so this could include, Essex, Kent or Surrey. Our client is particularly interested in candidates living South of the River. You cannot live in Essex outside the M25 as it would be a difficult commute to the different sites.

PERSON: You will need to be a Contracts Manager currently OR an extremely established PM looking for that step up. You MUST be from within the Civils Market place and would have ideally come from a competitor.

This role is for someone who is currently in a full time, permanent role and looking for a new challenge. This role will be incredibly hands on. You must have these core skills; Good communication skills, Problem solving skills, Decision-making ability, Commercial awareness, Ability to motivate others, Team working skills and a Good knowledge of building methods and regulations. Ability to manage a number of projects at any one time.

PACKAGE: In return for the above experience our client will pay between £60-95k basic, company car or car allowance, 25 days holidays + BH, contribution pension and private healthcare. 

It will be a 2 stage interview; a very informal first and a formal 2nd and final interview with the directors at HQ. Our client will book interviews immediately so perfect if you're looking for a swift move. 

To discuss this vacancy in more detail or to apply, please send your CV to a.paine@oandb.co.uk. Alternatively, please call me on 07827 928305.


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