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Contracts Manager

Hays Building
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Closing date
16 Apr 2024

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Job position
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Contracts Manager

Job Details

Your new company
Based in Cambridgeshire with projects across the East as well as across the UK when required, they work across a number of sectors including build, refurbishment and roofing, with schemes including Education, Commercial and Healthcare.
Your new role
Due to continued expansion and a growing order book, they are now looking for a Contracts Manager to join the team.
Reporting into the Directors, you will oversee a number of projects up to £1m, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget and meeting the clients' brief.

Key duties within the role include:

  • Plan projects and assist with the programming to ensure they are to a level of detail necessary for the site team to deliver the scheme without delays
  • Procurement and reconciliation of materials to best value and to prevent delays
  • Attend tender handover meetings and deliver pre-start meetings to the site teams
  • Produce and analyse progress reports
  • Work closely with the commercial team to ensure weekly review of progress, budget resources and forward planning are carried out
  • Lead by example, set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of HS&E procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations
  • Maintain and manage construction sites and subcontractors, ensuring all subcontractors follow company procedures and processes
  • Oversee and ensure that HSE-related documents are kept up to date
  • Establish and promote best practice
  • Build and maintain relationships with both the client and external customers

What you'll need to succeed

  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential, with a proven track record in delivering multiple projects.
  • SMSTS (preferable)
  • CSCS card
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with both customers and all levels of staff
  • Problem solving skills and analytical thinking
  • Good computer skills including the use of MS applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Project).

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Company Profile

Hays Construction and Property consultants have unparalleled recruiting expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the UK jobs market.

We are fully committed to finding job seekers the right job for the right reason. We place building specialists into every kind of position, including building, construction, architectural, project management, surveying and engineering jobs.

Our expert consultants offer a personalised recruitment service and will give you careers advice to ensure that you achieve your work ambitions.

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