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Contracts Manager


South Milford, North Yorkshire


Construction Management

Job Type



£300 per day

Posted by

Steph Muscroft

Mobile 07900 268 176

DDI 01904 674 999

Date posted

13 June, 2019

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Contracts Manager

South Milford, North Yorkshire

Construction Management


£300 per day

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Contracts Manager to work on a site near South Milford. Ideally the right candidate will come from a Groundworks background or have some extensive knowledge in this field.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Plan projects and ensure they are programmed to a level of detail necessary for the site team to deliver the scheme without delays 
  • Ensure procurement and reconciliation of materials is carried out in accordance with Company procedures to best value and to prevent delays
  • Ensure site team compliance with Company commercial policies and procedures 
  • Attend tender handover meetings and deliver pre-start meetings to the site team
  • Ensure a commercial plan and end of life forecast is in place and monitored monthly for the successful commercial delivery of the project 
  • Produce and analyse progress reports, updated costs and forecasts 
  • Ensure correct commercial engagement of subcontractors Implement the risk management process, review risk register and check risk controls 
  • Review the CVRs monthly with the project teams, implementing necessary actions
  • Complete and distribute the Contract Initiation/Completion form for each project Ensure weekly review of progress, budget resources and forward planning are carried out, and lookahead programmes are in place
  • Chair and attend internal and external meetings and ensure the production of accurate records of any discussions and actions
  • Ensure timely management of both temporary and permanent design to meet the requirements of each project
  • By example, set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of HS&E procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations
  • Allocate HS&E responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and provide training as necessary Maintain and manage construction sites and subcontractors, ensuring all subcontractors follow Barhale’s procedures and processes
  • Oversee and ensure that HSE-related documents are kept up to date and undertake senior manager site inspections, ensuring that audits and reports are produced, liaising with the necessary parties 
  • Liaise with third parties to ensure compliance with HAUC, NRSWA and Chapter 8 and other required regulatory standards
  • Ensure that ITPs are produced
  • Ensure that the QA File is produced and maintained 
  • Build and maintain relationships with both the client and external customers
  • Chair and lead meetings with the customer and report on progress to date

Requirements, skills & qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of managing projects within a civils/water environment 
  • Good working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, design management, programme and risk management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting
  • Experience of MS project Knowledge of the NEC contract including the Early Warning and Compensation Event mechanisms Educated as a minimum to HNC/HND/Degree level (or equivalent)  SMSTS  CSCS card 
  • Experience of Pre-Qualification and Tendering process for a number of multi-discipline projects
  • Excellent people management skills with the ability to influence and mentor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with both customers and all levels of staff Problem solving skills and analytical thinking

The pay rate offered is £300 per day and working hours are Monday to Friday, possibly some weekends involved. This is a temp to perm contract for the right candidate. To be considered for this role, please apply online or contact Steph on 07900268176.

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