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Mark Hazelton

Date Posted: 19-Apr-18



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Residential Contracts Manager

Cardiff, UK


£75,000 - £85,000 per annum


Contracts Manager- Residential Developer 
Are you a highly ambitious Contracts Manager looking for a new start with a company that can offer a healthy pipeline of work with huge potential to grow and develop 
My client, an award winning developer with over 50 years’ experience is looking for a Contracts Manager to join the growing business. Reporting into a Construction Director, you will be responsible for around six live jobs in Cardiff and surrounding area

The individuals will be an integral part of the business to help deliver the projects from inception to completion. 

  • Practical working knowledge of house building and relevant experience as a Contracts Manager
  • Successfully managed prestige developments of 150 units from start to finish
  • Successfully managed a wide range of residential developments including traditional new build, multi-storey and refurbishment.
  • Experience of working to "best practice" or the 'very best in the industry'


  • Qualification - either construction related degree or relevant NVQ Level 5/6
  • CSCS card - Black (Contracts Manager)
  • CITB 5-day Site Managers Safety Training Scheme
  • First aid
  • Working knowledge of Building Regulations
  • Working knowledge and appreciation of NHBC Standards
  • Working knowledge relevant health and safety legislation
  • Good understanding of commercial matters and financial performance


  • Accurate pre-planning of site activities to produce a build programme
  • Good communication, negotiation, motivation and problem-solving skills
  • Manage own and others time and resources effectively
  • A good team worker - works with internal and external providers and builds and maintains good working relationships
  • Carries out recruitment and handles disciplinary, grievance and redundancy matters in a professional and competent manner
  • Presents a professional and positive image of company, department and self
  • Has basic IT literacy and can use email, intranet and Microsoft office
  • Ensure quality of sites for an NHBC Pride in Job Award nomination
  • Chairing and controlling meetings
  • Identification of training and development needs

Personal and Professional Qualities 

  • Demonstrates loyalty and commitment to managers and wider team
  • Is flexible and willing to do what it takes to 'get the job done'
  • Has a high degree of personal discipline and pride in work
  • Integrity, presence, drive, determination, enthusiasm and sense of humour
  • Able to identify potential problems before they arise and evolve effective, innovative and cost effective timely solutions
  • Commercially and functionally aware and literate, a skilled exponent of purposeful persuasion as opposed to acrimonious dispute.
  • A leader with the self-confidence and propensity to empower and motive others

If you're looking to take the next step in your career by joining an established organisation with a strong commitment to its employees then this is for you, don't hesitate; apply today. 

Please call Mark Hazelton at O’Neill and Brennan on 0117 2033457 / 07780 433098 and email you current CV to m.hazelton@oandb.co.uk



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