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Contracts Manager

£Negotiable + Bonus
Based: Essex / Herts

We are seeking an established Contracts Manager who will be responsible for the control and coordination of several projects across Hertfordshire & Essex.

Contract Manager Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare specifications briefs in consultation with staff
  • Tender works in line with the companies Procurement Policy
  • Manage quotation submission to client and gain approvals/purchase orders
  • Prepare budget costs and ongoing budgetary control
  • Attend regular approval meetings with Client interface
  • Manage projects from input to design specification, tender, installation to commissioning, practical completion, handover, and invoicing
  • To ensure a weekly housekeeping check is completed of the building and grounds where it is your responsibility ensuring all the areas are in a safe condition and is hazard free
  • Respond to requests from all team members
  • Liaise with administrators regarding organising any out of hours or weekend working including the control of sub-contractors and ensuring both site security and the client are aware of any out of hours works. This work includes the inspection of permits to work issued to sub-contractors and ensure they are operated correctly
  • Co-ordinate the procurement and resource planning within the requirements of the contract needs
  • Ensure appropriate record keeping is maintained and available for Client audits
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with clients, colleagues, subcontractors, and suppliers
  • Manage all Health and Safety matters (CDM) in accordance with company procedures and current relevant legislation
  • Take responsibility for the successful project completion and formal handover in accordance with defined requirements outlined by the client or nominated client representatives
  • To ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures are maintained

Contracts Manager Professional Competencies Required

  • Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation
  • Understanding local government
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation
  • Proven experience in Contract Management
  • Proven and extensive experience within a similar role
  • Operational and technical experience with demonstrated potential
  • Technical expertise, qualifications or apprenticeship in a craft skill or engineering discipline would be an important pre-requisite of the role
  • Ability to plan and organise their work effectively to meet changing environments and needs
  • Proven record of accomplishment to the successful delivery of multi task building services related projects
  • Ability to liaise with and supervise contractors
  • Demonstrable skills in dealing and working closely with internal and external customers and suppliers on complex and interrelated issues on an ongoing basis

Ideal Candidate Attributes

The ideal candidate is an ambitious and innovative individual who is highly organised, and target driven and possess the following;

  • Passionate
  • Target Driven
  • Multi Tasker
  • Approachable
  • Professional
  • Confident
  • Team Player
  • Can do attitude
  • Reliable


Salary: Negotiable
Bonus: Bonus scheme in place within company
Other: Mileage, holiday, company phone, laptop, pension

This role will be based in Chelmsford but due to the nature of your work you will need a full UK driving licence and own/use of your own vehicle. All mileage will be reimbursed.

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