Contracts Manager
South East
£60,000 - £80,000

Groundworks Contracts Manager

Ref: 10455| Posted: 14th Jul 2021

Groundworks Contracts Manager

Our client is a well established, multi-disciplined groundworks contractor based in Essex working in London and the South East area. They have gone from strength to strength over the 15 years of being in business. Due to expansion they are looking to take on a Contracts Manager or Senior Project Manager looking to make the next step in their career to a senior level within growing contractor. This company offers continually exciting projects to work on, an excellent working environment and a clear path of progression to a more senior management role in the operations team. 

The company specialise in groundworks, remediation, foundations and enabling works, acting as principal contractor and sub contractor. They work with a variety of established clients, with a consistent pipeline of work already established for 2021/ 2022 and beyond. 

The role and responsibilities

  • The organising and running of multiple groundworks contracts at any one time and to ensure that they are taken from contract award through to site implementation and successful completion, whilst meeting industry and company standards.
  • Involvement with other estimating and surveying teams with a focus on planning and pre-contract stages.
  • Overall responsibility for Site Managers and Project Managers under your remit.
  • Liaising with clients to prepare, plan and execute required contracts to commence project.
  • Review and monitor on-site progress enabling delivery of contract that meets scheduling and budget requirements.
  • To use specialist knowledge to assess options, to ensure best working methods are used with respect to scheduling and regulatory constraints.
  • To make recommendations and implement any changes to ensure improvements are made and excellent service is provided to the customer.
  • To ensure that the site is ran in accordance to Company Health and Safety policies and procedures.


Key Skills/Qualifications required


  • CSCS Black Card / SMSTS or equivalent
  • Self-Motivator
  • Attention to detail and great organisation skills with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Experience with running multiple groundworks contracts for larger commercial and new build sites 
  • Good man management skills


Package and benefits

  • Established and growing company with a strong pipeline of work 
  • Competitive salary, package and bonus structure based on experience
  • Company car or allowance
  • Work contained to the South East/ London area
  • A route to higher management
  • Flexible working hours
  • Well established and stable team and working environment