Contracts Manager
West Midlands

Contract Manager

Ref: 9698| Posted: 18th Jul 2020

Brief Outline

Contracts Manger needed for a leading flooring contractor in the UK.

The successful candidate will have worked within the flooring sector and has knowledge in carpet, tiles, rubber, LVTS, Vinyl, woods and laminates.

About our Client

Leading flooring contractor who specialise in commercial floor installations are seeking an experienced Contracts Manager to join the team. The successful candidate will have proven experience in a similar position and will be based in and around the West Midlands

About the Role

  • Liaise with pre-contracts department and clients to facilitate efficient job hand over on receipt of orders
  • Carry out pre-start site surveys
  • Order materials & allocate labour. Co-ordinate your delivery on time- and site- specific basis
  • Ensure familiarity with site; develop & maintain good relationships with site managers
  • Understand site requirements & manage multiple installations
  • Ensure that Health and Safety requirements on site are adhered to at all times
  • Document & process variation orders
  • Ensure that projects run to time and on budget
  • Creating and maintaining an efficient Projects management system, including Tender analysis file
  • Handling ad hoc client and team requests
  • Record keeping, filing, managing appointments and correspondence
  • O&M documentation
  • Approving purchase invoice payments

About the Candidate

  • Numerate and literate with very good spoken English. Good knowledge of various computer packages including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Callidus (desirable)
  • Experience working on multiple projects up to £1.5m
  • Prior experience as Contracts Manager with demonstrated understanding of requirements of role
  • Experience of trade flooring installations
  • Experience of sub floor preparation
  • Experience liaising with and instructing labour
  • Good organiser and time manager
  • Focus on contract management and delivery of projects on time, on budget and to a high standard
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills (verbal and written), with team, suppliers, site supervisors and clients
  • Good overall IT skills
  • Strong commitment to the role and delivering on objectives/deadlines
  • Positive attitude and friendly outlook
  • Able to work under pressure, prioritising to meet deadlines, juggling busy workload and multi-tasking
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, efficiently managing own time and working alone where necessary, as well as part of a team
  • Must be UK based

Points of Appeal:

  • Reputable and established business 
  • Excellent career prospects
  • Salary – Competitive & Negotiable (depending on experience and track record)