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Contracts Manager

Ref #: 56873
Nick Holt 12/08/2021
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire Not Disclosed Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1
Salary: 45000+ £
Type: Permanent
Sector: Curtain Walling
Seniority: Mid/Senior Level
Specialisms: Curtain Walling (Schuco Systems)
Date: 12/08/2021
Contracts Manager

Purpose of job/basic function:

  • You will have overall responsibility for managing the project team (design, procurement, manufacture, and installation).
  • To deliver the project to an agreed programme and budget.
  • To communicate and work with the clients and their representatives to deliver the project.
  • To manage sub-contract work packages.
  • To manage and control planning and legal duties to execute the project works.
  • To deliver building regulation compliance.
  • To manage health and safety.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Leading and managing teams on the project under your control.
  • Controlling and allocating sub-contract labour, plant and access requirements
  • Managing Health and Safety on site; rigorously following safe systems of work and relevant procedures.
  • Reporting to senior management cost control.
  • Leading/chairing meetings.
  • Procurement of sub-contract packages up to the specified value in conjunction with QS.
  • Close coordination/communication with Main Contractor, Architect, Client, Sub-Contractors, Suppliers, and Head Office, including assisting Production Department in dealing with suppliers if necessary.
  • Agreeing monthly fixing sub contractors’ applications; ensuring correct documentation is in place and in line with budget/order.
  • Agreeing and finalizing sub-contract/supplier accounts in conjunction with QS.
  • Strict control of Day worksheets and authorisation of sub-contractor’s sheets/invoices.
  • Implementation of the fields view.
  • Updating the ASTA system for the project.
  • Achieve a high standard of quality and workmanship whilst managing own workload and areas of responsibility.
  • Contractual administration and correspondence – accurate and detailed site records in place/ completed, ensuring that the O&M files are completed in line with contract requirements.
  • Accurate and up to date daily/weekly site records, ensuring all Quality and H&S control documents are completed including Method Statements (any deviation from the company's main Health and Safety Plan must be covered by a ‘task specific’ Method Statement).
  • Continual review of methods of work, alternative materials etc in order to maximise commercial profitability.
  • Maintaining effective and long-term relationships with clients including provision of aftercare services.
  • Risk Assessments to be prepared and complied with.
  • Acting as an ambassador/exemplar of the Company and embracing/supporting/promoting the Company's culture and values.
  • Being proactive in the identification and resolution of problems.
  • To carry out PDRs as necessary.
  • Seeking and developing ongoing continuous improvement.
  • To comply with any objectives/targets/KPIs given.
  • To comply and ensure you and those under your control comply with all Company policies including Health & Safety and Environmental/Sustainability Policies.
  • Any other duties relevant to the role or as determined by the line manager.

Training & Development:

  • Attending any internal/external training courses relevant to the role or as required by the Company.
  • Managing, supporting, and mentoring members of the team in their personal development.
  • Ongoing personal development.
  • Identifying training needs and development within the department.


  • Appropriate professional qualification with experience and knowledge.
  • Current SMSTS/CSCS essential.
  • Façade experience including curtain walling, cladding, and windows and doors.
  • Proven track record of leading and delivering successful projects with values of £6m and above.
  • Strong client interface.
  • Highly presentable with the ability to gain trust and respect.
  • High degree of initiative.
  • Good knowledge of Design is desirable.
  • High level of leadership and management skills.
  • Technical experience and knowledge.
  • Commercial and financial awareness.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
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