Assistant Contracts Manager

AMR Specialist Property Recruiters
11 Feb 2018
11 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

This well known and reputable Lincolnshire Based Construction Company is looking for an experienced Assistant Contracts Manager to join their team due to increased workload.

Role Description:
The successful candidate will work along site, contracts managers, construction manager and Directors.
They could be working on a wide variety of projects in many different sectors eg, commercial, agricultural, housing, local authorities and education.
They will be responsible for sending out enquires for materials, sub contract works and plant. This will entail working to the requirements of the procurement schedules and referring to the construction programme of works.
They will be responsible for compiling cost analysis and reporting back to the managers. Following the managers approval, they will be responsible for drafting and sending some material, plant and sub contract orders. They will be responsible for dealing with material shortages and damage. This will mean raising disputes and queries with suppliers and ensuring that any material shortage or damage is rectified promptly so as not to cause delays to site progress. This will need robust records of telephone calls and communicating these issues to the accounts teams so that invoices are flagged and not paid in error or before disputes have been closed out.
The role will require day to day communications with the site team to discuss and agree call off quantities and to agree delivery dates. Will be expected to attend design coordination meetings and sub-contractor coordination meetings to gain a sound understanding of the project design and requirements. Will attend regular progress meetings with the managers and assist in the preparation of progress report.
Health and safety issues will be a top priority in this role. Candidate will assist the manager to ensure that risk assessments, method statements and other assessments are all received or generated in a timely fashion so that they can be vetted and relayed to the site team and other affected parties before the work activities commence.
Candidate will assist the managers to ensure that the construction phase health and safety plan and the end of project health and safety file are put in place and robustly applied.
Candidates time will be split between regional office and sites to gain valuable site experience.
They will need to be commercially aware. They will need to be able to establish strong working relationships with a wide range of people. They will need to be a team player, but also need to be able to use you're their own initiative and make decisions on their own. The successful individual should be well-organised and capable of meeting deadlines. Good maths and IT skills will also be required.