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Contracts Manager

Job description

JOB TITLE:    Contracts Manager
REPORTING TO:    Construction Director



  • Being a senior position within the company the Contracts Manager has to ensure that Projects are managed effectively from inception to completion.
  • To manage the project teams, including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors.
  • To ensure projects are run to programme with effective commercial delivery of the construction projects ensuring that projects are technically compliant.
  • To ensure safe delivery of construction projects and ensuring that the projects are handed to a high quality standard, defect free.
  • Proven track record in delivering large projects.
  • Effective team leader
  • Ability to plan and programme projects from inception to completion

Manage the project teams including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors

  • Ensure full understanding of the project design, tender and  contract
  • Arrange regular meetings with stakeholders to ensure co-ordination, understanding and responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Commercial Department on all aspects of delivery.
  • Have regular dialogue with the project team to ensure our commercial and construction position is not compromised
Ensure Projects are run to programme
  • Produce a comprehensive programme to effectively manage the whole project
  • To monitor progress on a weekly/monthly basis and where necessary take action to prevent slippage / recover lost time.
Effective commercial delivery of the construction projects
  • Identify required levels of resourcing for successful enactment of projects and support for future business
  • Give clear direction as required within the Team, as regards day to day business activity
  • Take the lead in the resolution of any cost, design or methodology issues to ensure smooth manufacture and construction
  • Liaise with and support all suppliers and sub-contractors as necessary
  • Provide necessary information and coordination to other Caledonian teams to ensure efficient implementation of projects
Effective safe delivery of the construction project
  • Disseminate safe working practices to the construction team and ensure the high standard of Health & Safety ethos is maintained at all times
  • Arrange with the Health & Safety Department regular site visits and to ensure any observations / actions are closed out in a timely manner
  • Ensure the Caledonian Modular ethos is passed down to our supply chain partners

Ensure technical compliance of the product offering

  • Build and maintain good communications within all relevant areas of client, consultant and suppliers. Gain full understanding of the mechanics of the client and team process and dynamics
  • Ensure full evaluation of the client requirement. Ensure risks are identified and eliminated from Caledonian activities
  • Ensure close liaison with our Design Department and consultants to ensure any queries are properly recorded and closed out.
This job description is not exhaustive
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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