Contracts Manager

24 Jul 2021
18 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title Contracts Manager
Job Role
Supervise running of contracts on site so work is completed on time, to required quality and cost effectively
Ensure site staff are motivated and work productively
Ensure customer promises are delivered and relationships are developed
Plan, set up and visit sites to check production and controls
Ensure a safe working environment for all
Promote company values at all opportunities
Branch/Branches that you are assigned to Brandon - Suffolk
Reporting to
Branch Manager
Responsible for
Branch employees' including Front Line Managers, Operatives and Apprentices
Specific duties and responsibilities of the role
Ensure all Site Managers have the relevant experience and ability to manage their allocated projects.
Manage daily running of contracts to complete work to quality, time and cost constraints
Ensure Health and Safety policies, procedures, safe working practices and risk assessments are effectively communicated to all site staff and contractors.
Understand and implement safe systems of work
Mobilise allocated projects
Understand and manage programme of works
Ensure we meet and exceed customer expectations in terms of service, reliability, quality and responsiveness.
Manage workforce productivity ensuring targets are set and issued before work starts
Manage workforce quality and adherence to specification
Conform with Operations Managers audit process
Communicate with site teams and workforce so they know what is expected of them
Understand how to influence and act upon poor performance
Communicate within Branch regarding costs and progress, explaining any variances
Manage site administration and records and actively Minimise waste on site
Understand trades and local labour resources (both direct and subcontract) to meet contract programme's timescales
Support recruitment and effectively induct and develop site-based staff, including apprentices
Ensure all operatives behave in a courteous and polite manner, in line with our Code of Conduct and company approach.
Ensure all operatives comply with the company expectations regarding PPE and Workwear
Provide regular feedback (verbal and written reports) to Contract Manager
Engage in any investigations and accident reporting process
Adhere to company vehicle and plant reporting procedures.
Ensure the vehicles are used correctly and not abused.
Regularly check and audit purchases, timesheets to deter fraudulent behaviours
Attend and contribute within client meetings as necessary
Attend and contribute at Branch Meetings
Proactively ensure that employees remain motivated and engaged with the business
Job knowledge, skills and abilities required to undertake the role
ASFP Level 2 or 3 & Knowledge of third party accreditation schemes
Microsoft Excel knowledge - Expert Level Required
Communication and teamwork
Customer engagement
Judgement and decision making
Employee development
Full UK driving licence
Previous experience managing labour-based activities (preferably within the construction industry) as a foreman. Good knowledge of the industry and a wide range of local contacts
Specialist Behaviours
Site planning skills to ensure production targets are achieved
Manage and motivate workforce
Knowledge of industry H&S
Relationship building
Qualifications required to undertake the role
GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English or a C&G Advanced/Craft certificate or NVQ L2/3
SMSTS award
Personal attributes and other requirements
Lead team by example
Natural Leader
Good Listener
Managing operational deliver
Problem solver
Judgment and decision making
Developing people
Customer relationships
Good communication is a fundamental element of the role to ensure the efficient transfer of information. Good communication will ensure that information is shared timely which will result in more effective working practices. This includes communication with anyone that you may come into contact with such as your colleagues, line manager, clients and suppliers.
Effective communication will also ensure that your message is delivered clearly, concisely and accurately.
It is expected that you will work professionally in undertaking your duties and treat your colleagues with respect.
Good team worker
It is expected that you will be a good team player by being consistently reliable and provide a consistent quality of work. It is expected that you will demonstrate commitment and loyalty to the Company and act in the best interests of the Company.
We encourage ideas to be shared honestly and clearly and expect that you also respect the views and opinions of others in the team.
Adapting to changing situations is important as is establishing positive work relationships with other team members.
Engagement with other teams
Engagement with various teams within the business will be necessary which includes the following:
Branch Team Frontline Managers Site Teams External key clients Subcontractors