Contracts Manager - Preston - Lancashire

Job Ref:  LA3453

Industry:  Project Management

Salary:  Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Location: United Kingdom

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: Oct 30, 2019

Job Purpose Summary

To simultaneously manage and monitor a number of construction projects with the aim of achieving profitable, within programme and high quality delivery in strict accordance with health, safety and environmental legislation and observing the Company’s core values.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

• Line management and leadership of each relevant project team
• To be the link between front line project teams and the Directors
• Planning of labour required and location of operational employees
• Assists with the procurement of new contract work
• Production of the initial project plan including setting programme targets
• Planning ahead to identify potential challenges and bringing innovative and cost effective solutions
• Build good working relationship with the client, suppliers and local project management team
• To monitor the progress of each project ensuring that the contract programme is on track and taking action where necessary to eliminate delays
• Oversee the selection of project sub-contractors
• Empower and encourage project management to reach considered and appropriate decisions
• Hold regular meetings with project teams to discuss progress, programme, safety, quality and site co-ordination
• Close liaison with the QS to ensure project financial targets are met
• Ensures that high health, safety and environmental standards are implemented and maintained on each project site
• Monitor levels of agency workers on site and associated costs
• Cascade Company information to the project teams and ensure two-way communication channels are in place
• Conduct team appraisals and identify team development needs and ensure their implementation and review.
• Communication and liaison with service departments to facilitate a teamwork approach to problem solving and operational tasks
• Participate in the appointment of operational employees within the provisions of the Recruitment Policy
• Deal with performance management and disciplinary matters
• Working within and promoting the core values of the Company

Key Skills and Knowledge

• Detailed knowledge of construction methods and technology
• People management and leadership skills
• Strong commercial acumen
• Analytical and time management skills
• Ability to plan and programme construction projects
• Knowledge of the marketplace in which the Company operates
• Drive and determination to deliver
• Ability to influence and sell ideas to others
• Good communication skills both written and verbal
• Effective IT skills
• Familiar with current safety and environmental legislation

Contact Details

If you are interested in the role and would like to apply or discuss the role and project in more detail please either email me or call me on +44 7973 460391.


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