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Contracts Manager


£40,000 - £50,000 per annum

Your Bridge Consultant

Robert Lawton

01784 249713
07759 294266



About the Role

Bridge Recruitment’s client, a successful family run business located in Reading Berkshire, is seeking to employ a Contracts Manager. 

The company undertakes interior building projects throughout London and the Home Counties, specifically CAT A and CAT B fit-outs. 

The business has grown from strength to strength since 2007. They pride themselves in delivering high-end finishes that have the wow factor. 

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years Contract Management experience or 3-5 years Site Management experience.  

It is vital to have a background with partitioning, suspended ceilings, dry lining and ideally joinery & carpentry.

You must have a CSCS card. Further certifications such as SMSTS & IPAF are desirable however, full training will be provided for the right candidate  

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the logistical requirements of multiple construction projects and sourcing the correct skills sets required.
  • Delegating work to colleagues within your team, advising best methods of production using your sound knowledge.
  • Give technical direction and specific build advice. Provide effective liaison between all stake holders.
  • Meeting regularly with clients, third parties and other managers to report on progress.
  • Setting targets, objectives, and responsibilities for all supervised staff, monitor productivity levels.
  • Regularly reviewing timings, budget, labour, risk and project plans to ensure work stays on track.
  • Co-ordinate price work and daywork levels on site and sign-off subcontractors’ invoices to ensure they meet budgets set out.
  • Survey projects on an ongoing basis to establish quantities and variations.  Work closely with the subcontractors and client teams, prepare documentation, obtain purchase orders, agree valuations.
  • Prepare accurate and timely project valuations and application for payments.  Evaluate project profitability.
  • Dealing with contracts and mitigating the impact of any issues.
  • Ensuring the delivery of high-quality work within contract timescales.
  • Understand and adhere to the health & safety programmes, and ensure procedures are demonstrated within your teams working practices. 
  • Any other duties which fall within the broad scope, levels and purpose of this job description.  

Person & Skills Profile:

  • Sound knowledge of interior fit out systems – partitioning, suspended ceilings, drylining.
  • Proven experience of material take-off and procurement.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to manage own workload without supervision.
  • Proven experience of working on multiple projects concurrently.

Many projects are in London, ideally you will live on the M4 corridor between Reading & London.

Flexible working hours are available. The standard working week consists of 37.5 hours Monday-Friday with a 1 hour lunch break.

The client is offering a package of £40,000 - £50,000 plus an annual performance bonus, vehicle and mileage allowance.

The holiday allowance offered is 30 including 8 statutory days, a company pension scheme and an immediate start for the right candidate.  

Please apply or call Robert Lawton on 01784 249713 for further information.


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