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Contracts Manager - Cheshire


Minstrell Recruitment requires an experienced Contracts Manager for a position based in the Cheshire area

Within the Construction environment, think about buying materials, managing big projects, ensuring health and safety and customer service. At any given time, you'll find us working on some multiple developments in both towns and rural areas across the UK, and every one poses unique challenges. Our client is looking for someone to bing them fresh ideas and imagination on one hand, and the commercial ability to manage people, budgets and costs on the other. 

Reporting to the Construction Director, to oversee the week-to-week management of a number of sites, supporting site management and maintaining a flow of information between all Divisional departments and site. Key focus should be on achieving targets in health and safety, quality, customers care and cost, including all associated pre and post housebuilding works.

You will be expected to:

  • Ensure compliance at all times to at least the company health and safety standards and processes and any further laws or legislation
  • Assist in the re-commencement work with other Divisional departments in preparing the CDM pack and the various site strategies and plans
  • Assist in compiling a suitable tender list of contractors, monitoring their performance and feeding back to the Commercial department
  • Ensure adequate and suitable resources are available for an effective site start
  • Monitor all plots performance against the build programme and address any issues that are delaying plots
  • Provide dates to support sales/build meetings to ensure all Legal Completions are programmed accurately and achieved in a timely manner
  • Monitor costs on site in relation to labour, materials, customer care and replacement materials
  • Undertake company directed quality control procedures and inspections at the correct timings and managing the correcting of any defects so as not to incur additional cost, time delays to the programme or reduction in the final quality
  • Liaise proactively with other internal departments, externals suppliers and partners to ensure the build programme is achieved
  • Ensure that the on-site site management team is fully resourced and well-directed, with clear guidelines to their own job responsibilities, and are provided with full support in achieving these, in terms of communication, training and development, and the organisation of the site's workload and resources
  • Show a good behavioural example in all aspects of health and safety, organisation, conduct, quality of work and professionalism

For more information and to apply visit our website or call Rebecca on 07494 422 424

  • Contact: Rebecca Slamin

This position is now closed.

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