Contracts Manager

2019-08-13 12:52:102019-09-09300North Recruit
Job TypePermanent Full Time
AreaYorkshire, EnglandMiddlesbrough
Salary£70k per year + package
Start Date
AdvertiserCatherine Adams
Job Ref10621
Job Views79

300North are looking to recruit a Contracts Manager to work on a national basis on high rise apartments on a national basis.

The company are an established house builder who operate across the UK specialising in new build properties ranging from homes for first time buyers to family homes as well as private high rise apartments.  Owing to planned growth they have a requirement for an experienced Contracts Manager to join their production team. 

The Role - Contracts Manager 

Reporting to the Construction Director you will be responsible for managing multiple high rise apartments ( three sites in total)

" Build, develop and motivate the site construction team 
" Monitor trainees/apprentices development 
" Assist in staff appraisals 
" Manage staff performance in line with company policies 
" Ensure site set up is safe, timely and effective 
" Participate in pre-start meetings and produce work programmes 
" Liaise with consultant engineers to ensure all information is available to progress works 
" Ensure consultant engineers provide all inspections and certification to comply with planning/building regulation requirements 
" Manage and liaise with all specialised sub-contractors to ensure works are carried out on time and to acceptable standards 
" Be responsible for Site Health and Safety 
" Ensure completion dates are met and that developments are adequately resourced 
" Ensure accurate processing of information between Regional Office and Site 
" Monitor response time to customer Final Inspection lists and complaints 
" Ensure all sites are working to achieve the NHBC 'Pride in the Job' award 
" Take joint responsibility with the Commercial Manager to achieve or better the budgeted costs 
" Monitor labour performance and costs and costs of Suppliers and Sub-contractors 
" Adopt 'Right First Time' principle 
" Control hired plant and the amount of material on site 
" Ensure developments are presented to the best possible standard during construction and that all materials are stacked and protected 
" Ensure show houses and Sales Area are in pristine condition 

Skills and Experience 

The successful Contracts Manager must have experience working in fast track schemes , ideally apartments but also fit out schemes. This position will also suit someone who is currently a Contracts Manager who is use to working to a tight deadlines and in a fast paced environment.

" Excellent communication skills 
" Financial and commercial awareness 
" Communicate effectively with all departments, external bodies and subcontractors 
" Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines 
" Ability to negotiate and influence others 
" Mentor and support others and the ability to manage a team 
" Up to date relevant knowledge of Building and Health and Safety legislation 
" Experience of Partnership arrangements and local government 

The company offer an excellent remuneration package including a competitive basic salary, company car or car allowance.  

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