Contracts Manager x 2

Location : Central London
Salary : £50-55kpa DOE
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 48326

Post:                        Contracts Manager

Department:           Podium/Landscape

Responsible To:    Operations Manager/Senior Contracts Manager


Job Purpose:          

Responsibility for successful management and safe delivery and completion of all company contracts in accordance with the contract terms as agreed by the company and on time, to budget and to expected quality standards. To ensure that on-site company operatives adhere to all Health & Safety requirements and specific client and, or, Principal Contractor contract requirements.

To work closely with the Estimating Team and Operations Manager to ensure a smooth internal hand over and transition from receipt of order through to contract pre-commencement and planning and starting on site. Clearly define the scope of works and create/negotiate a realistic program for the delivery of the project in conjunction with the client and, or, the Principal Contractors delivery team and manage their expectations. Ensure that all labour and materials are correctly scheduled in accordance with the program and that works are regularly monitored and the client and, or, Principal Contractors?? on site team is kept up to date with progress.



GCSE A-C, relevant professional qualification or equivalent in English


·        Construction Site Manager / Site Supervisor role or similar

·        Working on own initiative and as part of a team

·        Experience of working with ISO management systems (desirable)


Knowledge of the technicalities involved in installing and ability to read architectural drawings for material take-off.

?      Knowledge of the technicalities involved in installing Roof Systems and reading technical drawings is desirable.

?      Knowledge of the technicalities involved in installing roof podiums and hard/soft landscaping elements and the ability to read and take-off architectural drawings for material quantities.

?      Understanding of all on-site Health & Safety requirements and responsibilities pertaining to the delivery of contracted works and their management and delivery.

?      Knowledge of relevant Construction Contracts and their application to the role and, or company in delivery of the contracted works.

?      Ability to organise the proper internal administration of projects and effectively operate a good management system, be able to communicate and interact well with colleagues and with other departments and a clear ability to work to an agreed agenda and timetable.


Skills and Abilities


?      Good communication and interpersonal skills

?      Good people skills

?      Ability to work effectively as part of the Team

?      High quality and customer service orientation

?      Ability to think and act creatively and innovatively to meet the needs of the business

?      Ability to develop systems and processes to manage and deliver required objectives

?      Excellent organisational and time management skills

?      Accuracy and attention to detail

?      Ability to manage a demanding workload and multiple tasks simultaneously

?      Ability to work under pressure and deadlines

?      Good PC skills including Microsoft Office applications and other relevant software

?      An understanding of the need for confidentiality and discretion when working as part of the key business unit


Other Requirements

·        (Essential) Car User- This role will require the post holder to be an Essential Car User, hold a full UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

·        Evenings and weekends This role may require the post holder to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Please quote 48326 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)