Contracts Manager - New Build & Fit Out

54000.00 - 64000.00 GBP Annual + GBP54000 - GBP64000/annum Plus car / car allowance & package
08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
GBP54,000 - GBP64,000 + Car & Package

Leicestershire / Warwickshire / Northamptonshire / Staffordshire

Regional Main Contractor

New Build / Fit Out - Commercial / Retail / Office / Education

Contract Values - GBP1m - GBP5m

The Company

Our client - a privately owned regional main contractor, are looking to appoint a Contracts Manager after a very successful 2016. Their success has led to a sharp increase in Turnover which currently stands, as a Group, at circa GBP75m+. The role lies with Special Projects division of the business which takes on projects up to GBP5m and contributes GBP15m+ to the group turnover. They have made an excellent reputation for themselves in market sectors including: Industrial, Education, Retail & Commercial. They are an entirely relationship driven business and pride themselves on the fact that over 75% of their workload is negotiated with existing clients that they have built relationships with over the past 20 years.

The Role

This role would be suitable for an ambitious Project Manager looking to progress to a more senior role, or an existing Contracts Manager looking for a more dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be expected to execute the designated projects to the agreed programme, in line with Health, Safety and Environmental standards expected by the client and company.

In this role you will:

• Oversee Site Managers that are tasked with overseeing the operational management of various new-build & / or fit out schemes / refurbishment projects up to the value of GBP5m.
• Take ownership for Health & Safety and Environment responsibility.
• Work closely with the pre-construction team on; SHE, Build ability and programme issues and review and comment on design information issues by both consultants and suppliers.
• Work closely with the Site Management team on each site to ensure that things run smoothly - an effective communicator is essential.
• Manage projects in line with the agreed finance and production targets and reports.
• Have key client-facing responsibility

What We're looking for:

Personality is key. We're looking for a committed, motivated professional that's happy to work as part of a team, as well as on their own. You will be required to communicate with clients on a first-hand basis, and must feel confident doing so.

We would encourage all Project Managers who are looking to progress their career to apply for this exciting opportunity.


Dependent upon experience, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to earn up to GBP62,000 per annum with a choice between a company car and car allowance which is supplied on top of the yearly salary.

Please apply with an up to date CV

Contact - Scott Merrell | (Apply online only)

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Think Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Due to the high number applications we receive it is not always possible for us to contact all applicants. If we do not contact you back within five working days then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. We will however keep your details on file for consideration of future opportunities