Contracts Manager Building Contracting - Lancashire

The Company:
A long established family owned and managed business who operate as a main contractor and developer in the residential, commercial, education, leisure, industrial and public building sectors.

The Position:
Contracts Manager to have responsibility for the timely and profitable delivery of up to 4 projects reporting to the main board and clients on progress of construction projects.

Key Responsibilities:
The allocation, management and motivation of site management teams offering technical support and guidance when required.
Weekly allocation of direct labour to all sites ensuring reasonable labour levels are maintained where possible and ensuring that labour is utilised economically to ensure site budgets are maintained.
Working closely with the company H & S Officer to implement and manage the Health & Safety function on all sites to ensure HSE best practice is achieved as per the company procedures and current legislation.
Direct involvement on projects with Architects, Engineer, Managers and Clients, ensuring a professional approach is maintained.
Putting together Main Contract/Target Programmes using planning software and carrying out short term programmes and tender programmes when required.
Chairing regular subcontract meetings on site to ensure that target programmes are being adhered to.
Ensuring handover of projects are on time, and to the required quality and standard.
Overseeing of snagging operations, ensuring prompt rectification of defects items.
Ensuring that good and accurate records are maintained on all sites and that all RFI (Request for Information) sheets and CVI (Client Verbal Instruction) sheets are properly/fully recorded by Site Managers and that Procurement Schedules are kept up to date with the Quantity Surveyors.
Management and training of new employees.

The Person:
A well qualified construction professional with a track record of the successful delivery of projects across a variety of sectors.

Professional Development:
The company are an ‘Investors in People’ and ‘Considerate Constructors’ organisation.
The company provide broad based skills training and fully fund certain certification.
All staff have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, providing interesting work, role enrichment and job satisfaction.

The Benefits:
The company offer a competitive salary, car allowance, mileage allowance, pension scheme, 29 days holiday and regular company incentive days.

To Apply:
In confidence to


  • car allowance + pension + benefits


  • Contracts Management

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