Contracts Manager

About Our Client

My client is an executive non-departmental public body

Job Description

Contracts Manager

The main purpose of this role is to:

  • Demonstrate by example a Safety and Quality approach that is without compromise.
  • Support Project Managers and teams to maximise  business.
  • Deliver business targets within market sector.
  • Deputise for Operations Director and Project Managers as appropriate
  • Contribute and support the growth

The Contracts Manager is the most senior member of the site operations team and is the key person responsible for the successful delivery of multiple Projects. The Contracts Manager has the ultimate responsibility to ensure health, safety, environmental & quality compliance as well as programme and budget requirements on all projects under their remit.

Key accountabilities

Be fully aware and understand the requirements and implications, to yourself and others, of the company’s current health and safety policy (this could apply to all the company policies)

Be responsible for updating your personal information and site information, as designated, on the company intranet (workspace) At all times, to act professionally and promote the company’s best standards and practices

Provide operational support to specific tender as directed by the Operations Director.

Ensure full understanding of complete tender documentation.

Assist in producing scope documents Implement the company’s procedures for dealing with sub-contractors and ensure proper co-operation and co-ordination takes place between the various parties who may share the workplace/site.

Ensure that all team members are aware of their roles and responsibilities for specific projects.

Manage and support the production of a resourced Construction Programme showing design, procurement, and construction phases with a clearly defined critical path and key milestone dates in line with VL standards. Organise regular update meetings with the team to review specific progress on the sections and update the overall strategy if required.

Give direction on key dates, critical path and areas of concern. Develop business opportunities as appropriate

Skills & experience

Proven technical and project management abilities

Strong organisational and management skills

Knowledge of the requirements and implementation of CDM regulations

Ability to produce Work Package Plans, Task Briefing Sheets, and implement safe systems of work

Detailed knowledge of Safety, Quality and Environmental issues relevant to the project environment

Sufficient experience required in construction.


A competitive salary plus excellent benefits package including healthcare, pension etc. Family friendly policies in place and some scope for flexible working by negotiation. We believe in pushing boundaries in the pursuit of equality, diversity and inclusion.


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