Contracts Manager

Ref: VAC-307339_152456213
Sector: Construction
Region: North West
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 24/04/2018
End Date: 24/05/2018

Based from the companies Warrington Office, client is looking for a Contracts Manager to join their team to support regional frameworks and fit out projects.

Supporting the Operations Manager in the management of all operational issues with overall responsibility for the management of a number of contracts (or high volume contract/s).

£50,000 - £55,000 basic salary plus car allowance, pension, free company gym, and holidays.

The Client

My client are a leading Contractor in the UK, who operate across three key divisions (Fit out, M&E Services and Maintenance). Although each division is an independent business, all three work together and to give their clients a complete service.

The company work on a number of National Frameworks, fit out and construction projects as well as undertaking Design & Build Construction projects in a variety of sectors.

The Role

As a result of recent and sustained expansion, they are currently looking to recruit an experienced & motivated Contracts Manager with a mixture of Fit Out & New Build Construction experience.

The Contract Manager will be a key role for the Framework that you are working on therefore, prior experience in a senior operational role within the fit out sector is paramount to lead and manage delivery of the contracts.

As a Contracts Manager, you will have first line management responsibility for a number of Site Managers and Project Managers and also be responsible for:-

" Working with the Commercial team, managing the contracts' finances and budgets as well as procurement and management of sub-contractors and materials.
" Regular site visits on a weekly basis making sure all Site Managers and projects are running to programme
" Be commercially aware of contracts to maximise profitability
" Provide tailor-made services to assist clients in developing and managing their projects
" Offering clients added value to provide quality from start-to-finish of the project.
" Managing effective meeting with site team and attending meetings where necessary: including pre-start, hand-over meetings, sub-contractor progress, contract progress and internal team meetings.
" Monitoring of progress against programme and taking appropriate action to ensure programme is maintained
" Acting as the first point of contact for direct reports
" Responsible for all aspects of onsite Health & Safety to ensure compliance with legislation and company procedure.

A full job description can be provided on request.


The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 5 years' experience with evidence of a stable career within an Operational role running large contracts.

Successful candidate must be willing to work out of alternative office base in Warrington and be based on site as and when the job requires.

You must also have:-

" Valid driving licence;
" Be fully IT literate in Microsoft Word & Excel to an advanced level;
" Be skilled with Asta Power Project or MS Project Programme
" Hold previous line management experience


The salary is negotiable depending on experience, starting at £50K plus an attractive benefits package consisting of:-

" Car Allowance
" Pension Scheme
" 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
" Mileage
" Free gym on site
" Bonus scheme

How to apply?

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like to apply, please send a copy of your CV to Laura Murphy at Bromak using the contact details provided below.

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