Contracts Manager – Hard Landscaping/External Works

SSA Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Contracts Manager to join a leading commercial landscape contractor operating predominantly in zone 1, 2 & 3 of London. Due to Recent project wins they are currently looking to employ a contracts manager that will be able to look after a number of their hard landscaping & external works schemes.

Established for over 15 years, the company are a top 5 contractor in their sector delivering award winning schemes for local authorities and building contractors. The company skills include hard landscaping and groundworks, soft landscaping and external works. Their turnover is £75m per annum approx. They are currently looking to find a Contracts Manager with experience in the hard landscaping industry to join their team for London based projects.

This client has a high staff-retention rate due to the way their staff are developed in-house through training schemes and management support from the leaders of the business. This support is what enables the company to repeatedly complete these schemes for their loyal client-base safely and how they are able to adapt effortlessly to these clients’ demands.

Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager

– Completion of projects on time and to the agreed quality standards

– Ensure budgeted margins are improved on projects

– Management of Direct Labour via suitably qualified Site Managers

– Ensuring all works adhere to the required Health and Safety standards.

– Allocation of resources including plant, equipment and materials

– Delivering on a wide range of landscape projects in line with our Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental standards.

– Undertake safety and quality site inspections and audits.

– Client communication and relationship building, including Architects and Client QS

– Pricing variations in conjunction with QS

– Managing design process via internal and external designers

– Working closely with QS team for submission of valuations and agreement of final accounts

– Mentoring and coaching of staff.

– Identify and act on business development opportunities.

– Collaboration and Liaison with other departments and colleagues within Ground Control

What’s Required of the Contracts Manager

In addition you will need;
– CSCS (required), SSSTS (desirable), SMSTS (desirable) – NEBOSH / IOSH (desirable) – Full driving licence (essential)

You’ll be dedicated and hard-working with the ability to work on your initiative and as part of a team. Sound written and numeracy skills are also an essential. In addition, you’ll possess basic IT skills, email, Word, Excel,

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