Contracts Manager

  • Permanent
  • Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000/annum 20 days hol + BH, £5k car allowan


The company

From concept to completion. Established in 2003, we are a rapidly growing Building Services company with a wide range of capabilities. Our offices are located in London, West Sussex, Hampshire, West Yorkshire, Worcestershire, Devon and County Durham.
The company is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunities for all applicants. Employment decisions are based on merit and legitimate business needs of the organisation.

The package- £40k – £45k, 20 days holiday + BH, pension, parking,mobile, laptop, £5k car allowance after successful 3 month probation period.

Projects – Commercial refurbishments & Fit outs

Day-to-day duties and responsibilities will include:

* Surveying of works and production of quotations

* Leading or assisting in the pricing and submission of tenders

* Assisting and completing PQQ and SQ submissions

* Production of project H&S information including CPPs and RAMS in liaison with H&S Management team

* Producing and managing project programmes and timelines

* Management of directly employed staff and sub-contractor

* Management of on-site H&S including undertaking of site audits/inspections in line with company standard procedures

* Attending project meetings and production of various reports and project documentation required

* Contributing to work planning, and briefing project teams, contractors and suppliers

* Managing and carrying out of commercial valuations on projects and agreement of project accounts

* Work closely with other internal departments (commercial. H&S) and external (client, design team) to ensure the contracts are delivered on time and within financial budgets.

* Role will be office based however there will be a requirement to make regular site and client visits (within a region, nationally or internationally, depending on the construction project).

The ideal Candidate

* Ideally minimum of 5yrs proven track record of managing numerous contracts with values between £100k-£4m

* Ideally degree qualified in construction management and/or commercial background and experience/knowledge in quantity surveying would be useful.

* Main contracting background

* Experience of working with building contracts (JCT, NEC etc.)

* The ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

* Strong maths and IT skills

* Commercially astute

* Good problem-solving skills

* Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills

Qualifications and training required

* Degree qualified (industry relevant degree) is desirable


* First Aid at Work

* Asbestos Awareness


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