Contracts Manager- Painting and Decorating

Job Title: Contracts Manager- Painting and Decorating
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire, England
Salary: package
Reference: J912197_1644589606
Contact Name: Amanda Winder
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2022 14:26

Job Description

Contracts Manager - Painting & Decorating

Permanent - competitive package

Cheshire -Delivering works Manchester & Liverpool

My client are industry leaders within the painting and decorating sectors. They are a 5million turnover business that are now running at full capacity. Due to an increase in contracts awarded they require a number of additional contracts managers.

The painting specialists have been established for over 30 years and has a strong reputation for quality and as being a go to contractor in their field.

They carry out painting and decorating works in multiple sectors such as commercial, education, industrial and residential and work for a wide variety of clients from blue chip companies and Top main contractors.

This will be a busy and exciting role and will require candidates with both a strong operational background in painting and decorating along with a vast commercial understanding of the pricing and valuations on projects.

As Contracts Manager you will be involved in managing both the day to day works of the company along with building future business.

As an contracts manager you will be ensuring sites are all running to programme and keeping track of day-to-day site activities and performances. With this in mind you will need to be a good decision maker and have a strong ability to form relationships with people.

You will also help with pricing new works that come through, so experience in this area is key. Those with some good sub-contractor relationships would be particularly advantageous.

A large part of this role will be in maintaining and building on existing client relationships along with actively chasing new work and business developing.

Essential Criteria:

  • Painting and Decorating trade background with a minimum of 4 years at contracts manager
  • Experience of pricing and estimating for new work
  • Experience working for a similar sized painting and decorating contractor
  • The ability to be a key decision maker with a strong knowledge of the sector to base these decisions around
  • High ability to form relationships and strong experience in dealing with clients and developing new business

If you want to join a very busy industry leader in painting and decorating contractor, get in touch on 07585 967544. Or email your CV to

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