contracts manager in surrey

job type
£ 50,000 per year
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job details

job category
construction & property
job type
£ 50,000 per year
reference number
0203 680 0650
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job description

Contracts Manager- Residential Developer

Are you a highly ambitious Contracts Manager looking for a new start with a company that can offer a healthy pipeline of work with huge potential to grow and develop?

My client, a privately owned, award winning developer with over 50 years experience is looking for a Contracts Manager to join the growing business. Reporting into a Construction Director, you will be responsible for around six live jobs in the Surrey, Sussex and South East area based out of a Surrey Head Office.


* Free life assurance
* Annual and long term bonus schemes
* Additional annual leave with length of service
* Pension scheme
* Childcare vouchers

The individuals will be an integral part of the business to help deliver the projects from inception to completion.


* Practical working knowledge of house building and relevant experience as a Contracts Manager

* Successfully managed prestige developments of 150 units from start to finish

* Successfully managed a wide range of residential developments including traditional new build, multi-storey and refurbishment.

* Experience of working to "best practice" or the 'very best in the industry'


* Qualification - either construction related degree or relevant NVQ Level 5/6

* CSCS card - Black (Contracts Manager)

* CITB 5 day Site Managers Safety Training Scheme

* First aid

* Working knowledge of Building Regulations

* Working knowledge and appreciation of NHBC Standards

* Working knowledge relevant health and safety legislation

* Good understanding of commercial matters and financial performance


* Accurate pre-planning of site activities to produce a build programme

* Good communication, negotiation, motivation and problem-solving skills

* Manage own and others time and resources effectively

* A good team worker - works with internal and external providers and builds and maintains good working relationships

* Carries out recruitment and handles disciplinary, grievance and redundancy matters in a professional and competent manner

* Presents a professional and positive image of company, department and self

* Has basic IT literacy and can use email, intranet and Microsoft office

* Ensure quality of sites for an NHBC Pride in Job Award nomination

* Chairing and controlling meetings

* Identification of training and development needs

Personal and Professional Qualities

* Demonstrates loyalty and commitment to managers and wider team

* Is flexible and willing to do what it takes to 'get the job done'

* Has a high degree of personal discipline and pride in work

* Integrity, presence, drive, determination, enthusiasm and sense of humour

* Able to identify potential problems before they arise and evolve effective, innovative and cost effective timely solutions

* Commercially and functionally aware and literate, a skilled exponent of purposeful persuasion as opposed to acrimonious dispute.

* A leader with the self-confidence and propensity to empower and motive others

If you're looking to take the next step in your career by joining an established organisation with a strong commitment to its employees then this is for you, don't hesitate; apply today.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.