Contracts/Projects Manager (Construction)

Asset Appointments
From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to 65k + Car or Allowance + Benef
09 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Client/Vacancy Overview: We are seeking to recruit an experienced Contracts Manager (reporting to the Construction Director) for a leading modular construction company. Our client delivers a comprehensive range of innovative Off-Site Solutions, operating in MOD, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Student Accommodation and Education sectors. The successful candidate will manage project teams, including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors, and will also ensure that construction projects are run to programme with effective and technically compliant commercial delivery. You will also be responsible for ensuring safe delivery of construction projects and ensuring that the projects are handed to a high quality standard, defect free. Key Duties & Responsibilities: Manage the project teams including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors: Ensure full understanding of the project design, tender and contract Arrange regular meetings with stakeholders to ensure co-ordination, understanding and responsibilities Work closely with the Commercial Department on all aspects of delivery. Have regular dialogue with the project team to ensure our commercial and construction position is not compromised Ensure Projects are run to programme Work with the Planner to ensure we have an effective deliverable programme In conjunction with the Planner produce a “target” programme To monitor progress on a weekly basis and where necessary take action to prevent slippage / recover lost time. Effective commercial delivery of the construction projects Identify required levels of resourcing for successful enactment of projects and support for future business Give clear direction as required within the Team, as regards day to day business activity Take the lead in the resolution of any cost, design or methodology issues to ensure smooth manufacture and construction Liaise with and support all suppliers and sub-contractors as necessary Provide necessary information and coordination to other teams to ensure efficient implementation of projects Effective safe delivery of the construction project Disseminate safe working practices to the construction team and ensure the high standard of Health & Safety ethos is maintained at all times Ensure the Site Managers and Project Managers are conducting regular tool boxes talks, are undertaking correct inductions and are fully compliant with the Main Contractors requirements Arrange with the Health & Safety Department regular site visits and to ensure any observations / actions are closed out in a timely manner Ensure the Modular ethos is passed down to our supply chain partners Ensure technical compliance of the product offering Build and maintain good communications within all relevant areas of client, consultant and suppliers. Gain full understanding of the mechanics of the client and team process and dynamics Ensure full evaluation of the client requirement. Ensure risks are identified and eliminated from activities Ensure close liaison with our Design Department and consultants to ensure any queries are properly recorded and closed out. Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Attributes: Proven track record in delivering large projects. Relevant experience across business sectors Effective team leader NB: Please submit your CV for consideration/discussion. This job was originally posted as