Contracts Manager

Role and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead and manage site teams consisting of Project Managers and Site Managers to ensure works are progressing as planned.
  • Ensure all company health and safety procedures are implemented and followed.
  • Establish works are completed within time frames noted on the construction programme.
  • Check and understand all drawings and specifications. Ensure that any errors/omissions are formally communicated to the design team in timely manner.
  • Review designs and make recommendations on buildability and cost saving for the client while maintaining quality and improving margin.
  • Oversee timely flow of information from the design team and ensure all matters arising are addressed by site team.
  • Ensure all long lead-time materials or subcontract packages are coordinated in a timely fashion by Site team.
  • Close liaison with the Construction Director to ensure business objectives and project strategies are met and exceeded.
  • Commercially minded – work with project QS’s to manage project finances and work to exceed budget targets.
  • Maintain maximum cost effectiveness through efficient use of resources.
  • Ensure compliance with drawings, specification, building regulations and good building practise.
  • Establish project resource requirements are met and lead \ motivate the project team
  • Ensure compliance with local statutory and regulatory obligations
  • Report to Directors and provide monthly report regarding progress updates on programme.

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Engineering or construction qualification and 5-7 years’ experience in similar role.
  • Team management/leadership experience and ability to mentor and develop staff.
  • Good time management skills and ability to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Must have strong knowledge of building detail and construction technology.
  • Excellent written, oral communication and time management skills.
  • Strong IT skills with use of Word, Excel, MS Project
  • Procore experience helpful.