Contracts Manager - Construction

Reference

UAL/AR/056468

Sector

Construction

Salary

£60,000 Per Annum

Town/City

Luton

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

23/09/2021

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Contracts Manager Construction – Luton, London

Salary – Up to £60K based on experience

The Client

The client provides an integrated approach to their services, offering a one stop shop to commercial contractors and private developers. Founded in 1988, the client has 30+ years of industry experience.

They offer a wide range of services ranging from our patented engineered foundation systems and underpinning.

They have their own in-house design team comprised of Structural and Geotechnical Engineers, providing underwritten design solutions across all their services.

The client also has their own plant hire business providing specialist and bespoke equipment to the group and wider external market.

Their ethos is to provide a fully integrated service for customers, providing support from conception through to construction. They always seek to provide the most cost-effective solution for projects, through innovation, product development, and a wealth of experience gained from 30+ years working in the industry.

Role Overview

The postholder will be responsible for managing the pre-construction set up, programming, delivery, and commercial performance of a variety of construction contracts simultaneously in line with the required H&S and quality standards.

Duties & Responsibilities

Plan, organise, control construction projects from pre-construction through to project close out while ensuring adherence to design specification, programme, and budgeted allowances. 

Attend pre-contract handover meetings with estimating/sales department to review/discuss proposed allowances/outputs & attendances.

Liaise with main contractors to ensure that all facilities and agreed attendances are provided to facilitate the smooth delivery of every contract.

Plan and prepare construction programmes and monitor progress against agreed targets.

Co-ordinate and manage setting out Engineers and subcontractors.

Carry out pre pour checks to ensure accuracy and conformance to specification.

Implement ITP for each Project.

Prepare site-specific safety plans and establish safe systems of work incorporating method statements.

Ensure all sites are established in accordance with H&S legislation and internal guidance.

Carry out safety inspections and audits.

Manage commercial change orders (VO’s) and claims related to the contracts under your management.

Coordinate and track material and plant usage and provision.  

Ensure robust cost control processes are in place and present progress (WIP) reports in 2 weekly review meetings.

Accurate contract administration including file set up, start up, progress reports, valuations, daily work sheet reviews, guarantees, completion certificates and file completion (contract close out process).

Issuing O & M Manuals.

Qualifications

Degree in Civil Engineering is desirable .

HNC or NVQ6.

Experience

Extensive Health and Safety management experience. 

Good levels of experience at both pre and post-contract stage is advantageous.

Construction experience related to the geotechnical industry.

Controlling and managing operational costs and budgets.

Knowledge

Strong Civil Engineering Knowledge.

Commercially astute and perform in respect of agreed financial targets.

Skills

Commercially astute and focused on delivering targeted outputs.

Very organised with the ability to multi-task and prioritise workload.

Ability to improvise and work effectively in changing environments.

Robust in character to be able to address the requirements of this demanding role.

Hours

Permanent – Full time

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