About the Client: Our client is one of London’s largest privately owned property development and management group overseeing residential, and commercial projects across London and the Home Counties.

They have a £4.5 billion portfolio of over 6,569 homes and 289,124 square feet of commercial developments under construction.

About the role: Our client is looking for a contracts manager to manage up to 5 Projects and will be site based (normally working within the M25). The successful Contracts Manager will be managing established teams comprising of Project Managers, Site Managers, Assistant Site Managers, Designers and Quantity Surveyors. In addition to developing the site team, you will manage a site workforce capable of constructing the clients product in a safe and diligent manner to the exacting high standards of their Brand on time and in line with the budgeted costs. This will also include reporting to the Managing Director any risks, opportunities, and any mitigation strategies to maintain the project completion date.

About the Responsibilities:

  • Develop, update, and implement the Construction Stage Plan, Programme and the Health and Safety Plan to include all stakeholder requirements and interfaces.
  • Ensure that the site team have all RAMS for both direct and sub-contract works in place and are suitable for the activities being undertaken / as listed in the Risk Register.
  • Be actively involved in the detailed review, analysis, and monitoring of the procurement process.
  • Oversee on a day-to-day basis the Design team to ensure that production targets are achieved and a high quality of finish is maintained.
  • Review actual design and construction progress and prepare and maintain an updated project programme in conjunction with the Project Manager and Planner.
  • Carry out site progress meetings with the Client, monitor the sub-contract progress meetings to ensure the effective and efficient organisation of labour etc.
  • Ensure the Design and Commercial teams are working to the TES in line with the relevant specifications and cost plan.
  • Ensure that all the team understand the risks and opportunities of potential change orders through the process of this project.

About the Requirements:

  • Experience of leading and implementing a broad range of projects.
  • Proven ability to define and implement the right strategy depending on the circumstances and requirements.
  • Proven track record of delivery in a fast-paced construction environment.
  • Experience in leading teams to deliver.
  • Flexible to meet the demands of the role.
  • Mental and intellectual toughness to confront and solve problems, often through others as well as by themselves.
  • Politically astute to know when to flag issues and escalate situations.
  • Self-confident enough to stand their ground when appropriate.
  • Accountability to accept when progress is not going as expected and to make personal changes to ensure corrective action.
  • Professional honesty and integrity in dealing with colleagues, suppliers, and customers.
  • Experience of working on projects from £5 million to £ 50 million plus.

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