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Contracts Manager – Earthworks & Soil Stabilisation

  •   £55k – £65k yearly
  •   Permanent
  •   Building and Construction

REFERENCE: TSA/CM/1544       POSTED: 2nd July 2019

Contracts Manager – Permanent

Location: North West UK (Some UK Travel Required)

£55k to £65k Plus Package (Negotiable)

TSA-Ltd currently have an exciting opportunity for Experienced Contracts Manager to join this successful contractor on a permanent basis. The role is based in the North West region and will be working on Civil Engineering projects specialising in Earthworks and Soil/Ground Stabilisation.

Company: My client a reputable well established Civil Engineering Sub Contractor have a number of live projects in the North West, North East & Midlands and specialise in Earthworks & Soil/Ground Stabilisation.


In this role you will be responsible for 3 to 5 project running simultaneously, projects ranging from £500k to £2m in value. You will have a team of Site Managers/General Foreman and Site Operatives that will be on each site running the projects on a day to day basis.

You will be responsible for Client Relationships & Development, assisting the Business Development Manager win work and follow the process through from Tender and Design Stage through to successfully delivering the projects to programme and budget.

Candidate Specification

Previous experience of managing civil engineering contracts is essential as the successful candidate will have significant responsibility for ensuring that our project is completed on time, on budget and to the highest standard. We also expect the post holder to ensure strict compliance with legislation and our internal policies and procedures, particularly relating to health and safety, environmental and quality control. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills and previous experience of managing and motivating a team would be a distinct advantage.

Other duties include:-

  • High level contract and financial negotiations
  • Ensure communication between both construction and commercial teams
  • To review project status guaranteeing all options have been considered and evaluated to improve performance.
  • Excellent skills in supply chain engagement/management,
  • Coordinate with the Project Team to ensure that all operations are aligned to support the construction programme
  • Development of strong team working relationships
  • Ensuring all project KPIs and KPMs are achieved
  • Developing accurate cost forecasts
  • Manage staff requirements and resourcing against multiple projects
  • Cost risk management, early identification of problematic projects
  • Produce safe and efficient sites through promotion of Health and Safety to the highest standards
  • Ownership of the entire project, design, costs, programme, documentation, site activities, procurement and ensure updates are carried out weekly/monthly etc
  • Safe, efficient and cost effective delivery of projects
  • Meet set targets / monitor against PM KPI’s

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