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Contracts Manager - Exeter area

Category: Contracts Manager
Reference no. PCON959
Date published: 01/03/2019
Closing date: 04/03/2019
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Agent contact: Gary Latchford
Job description:

Contracts Manager – Exeter Area - £30,000 – Permanent

We are recruiting a full-time Contracts Manager to join a Construction company based in Exeter. The company carries out all aspects of general building, renovation, refurbishment work and also in both Public (Social housing) and private (Voids) sectors.

As a Contracts Manager your main role will be ensuring that sites are planned and worked to the programmes which have been set and are run to the quality standards and timescales required. To ensure that operatives and sub-contractors adhere to Health and Safety policies and assist with customer care issues in a courteous and efficient manner as required.

SMSTS, a relevant CSCS card along with a first aid qualification will be required but training will be arranged to update qualifications if necessary. You will have a good knowledge of the industry and current construction techniques and also have a good understanding of Building Regulations and Health and Safety Legislation. You must be enthusiastic and have proven experience of overseeing multiple volume projects with mixed construction techniques. Ideally you will have a carpentry or plumbing background.

The successful candidate will be a good forward planner and problem solver with the ability to work under pressure. Excellent people skills will enable you to present your ideas effectively and to manage and motivate staff whether that is from small maintenance works through to large projects.

You will also be expected to be computer literate, be able to keep control over expenditure and be able to operate an accounts package for income and expenditure as and when required.

So just to recap, we are looking for

  • Appropriate CSCS card
  • SMSTS certificate desirable
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering multiple contracts across a variety of geographical locations
  • Experience and knowledge of Quality Management systems and processes
  • Ability to plan and coordinate effective resource allocation including supply chain, staff, directly employed operatives etc.
  • Ability to lead high performing multiple disciplined teams to ensure high standards of safety, excellent service delivery and sound financial outcomes
  • To manage contracts to achieve targets in respect of safety, time, cost, quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office programmes; incl. Excel, Word, Outlook and some accounts
  • Valid driving licence

With the support of line management responsible for ensuring that construction and refurbishment-based projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the requisite standards, this position will include taking over some of the current Line Manager’s roles and duties so a good handover will be required with regular meetings moving forward.

Make your life easier by joining an already fantastic team. It'll be worth it.

Competitive Salary, Company vehicle, Pension, paid holiday

For more information please contact Gary at Paramount Personnel on 0345 241 1000 or via gary@paramountpersonnel.com

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