Contracts Manager

Job Title: Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: Package
Reference: J900300_1557245818
Contact Name: Rebecca Roberts
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 07, 2019 17:16

Job Description

Contracts Manager

Location: Warrington

Salary: £ 55,000 - £60,000 + £6K Car Allowance + Benefits


I have an exciting opportunity for a Contracts Manager to work for a national fit out contractor that specialise in high end refurbishment projects. Due to continuous growth they are looking for a Contracts Manager to join the team to support the Operations Manager in the management of all operational issues; including the management and development of other operational managers (where applicable). The role of Contracts Manager will assume overall responsibility for the management of a number of contracts (or a high volume contract/s). Therefore, it is essential that the successful candidate can demonstrate significant experience in managing multiple projects at any one time, with core time management, technical, planning and communication skills required, whilst ensuring all needs of the project are delivered. You will also be working with the Commercial team, the Contracts Manager will be responsible for managing contracts' finances and budgets as well as the procurement and management of sub-contractors and materials (in conjunction with procurement department) in order to produce relevant procurement schedules.

As a Contracts Manager you will be required to travel to and from sites as and when required. The post may assume the role as key account manager for our clients, therefore, prior experience in a senior operational role within the fit out/construction sector is paramount to lead and manage delivery for our prestigious clients.

The candidate must have minimum 5 years' experience with business experience with evidence of solid career progression. It is also desirable that candidates have experience in running large contracts with values ranging from £100k - £5m. Candidates with design and build knowledge will offer a distinct advantage. The ability to programme works - at tender stage or outset of project- is crucial; therefore, Asta Power Project or MS Project programming skills is essential.

Ensuring compliance with all aspects of both Health & Safety Legislation and internal H&S Management System will be crucial. Successful candidates will also be skilled in delivering project programme and phasing presentations to clients, managing client, sub-contractor and team meetings effectively and managing their time and delegating effectively.

Personal Attributes

The successful individual will be a dedicated and results-driven construction manager with a successful background in the achievement of profitable and quality-led contracts. Strong leadership and team management skills, coupled with a decisive problem solving ability and excellent time management skills are imperative to the role.

You should have excellent communications skills as you will be required to express your opinions both in writing and verbally at internal and external meetings. In addition, you should be able to demonstrate a good track record of working with clients to meet their expectations as well as to deliver for the business.


Successful candidates must be willing to work out of the alternative office base in Warrington and be based on site as and when the job requires.

Successful candidates will also:-

  • hold a valid driving licence
  • be fully IT literate in word and excel (at advanced level)
  • hold previous line management experience (able to demonstrate all aspects of senior management experience)

In return you will receive a salary of £55,000 - £60,000 plus £6,000 Car Allowance and company benefits. If you have the skills and experience outlined above and would like to be considered for this position please apply now or contact Rebecca Roberts at Russell Taylor for further information on: 0151 737 5560 or email:

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