Contracts Manager - New Build Housing

26 Apr 2021
24 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Contracts Manager - House Builder / New Homes

West Midlands

GBPCompetitive Salary + Car/Allowance + Benefits + Bonus (Permanent Opportunity)

Howells Recruitment are working with a reputable, 5* House Builder who are seeking a permanent Contracts Manager.

Experience of operating within a senior production capacity and having worked for a notable house-builder is essential.

They are now seeking a Contracts Manager to take Production responsibility for the regions sites. You will report to the Regional Director. Responsible for a team of Site Managers and Operatives.

You will need to demonstrate a track record for delivering at this volume and managing teams within H&S, Quality and Site Delivery.

Duties of the role will include:

Ensure labour plant and material resources are efficiently utilised providing good notice of requirements and ensuring minimal wastage of materials
Ensure all variations/additional works are recorded and liaise with QS to ensure all contractual notifications and correspondence is up to date at all times.
Co-ordinate with clients/architects to ensure all information required is received in a timely manner
Ensure responses within defect periods are responded to in an efficient and timely manner.
Ensure all site staff are properly qualified and adequately trained to carry out their duties by continual assessment.
Liaise with Health & Safety Manager to make arrangements for any necessary training.
Check quality and performance of trades of all site works
Ensure compliance with the company Quality Management System for all activities on site
Prepare programme for submission within tender
Ensure long lead in items are highlighted and actioned
Check drawings and raise RFI's etc to iron out issues before commencement
Consider value engineering/amendment
The successful candidate will illustrate:

Relevant experience on UK new build residential development projects
Proven negotiation/communication skills
The ability to work closely with the other disciplines in the organisation (Technical/Production/Sales) to deliver value-driven high-quality developments within defined timescales
The ability to manage workloads and other team members within defined deadlines
A structured approach to cost control and reporting Proficient IT skills, in particular, the use of MS Office and ExcelPlease apply to learn more!


If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV. Alternatively contact us on (phone number removed).

Howells Solutions are an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. Howells Solutions acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies