Droitwich (approx. 4 days on road 1 day in office)

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£45,000 (Company Van + fuel card provided)

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Four Squared Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting for a contracts
Manager on a full-time permanent basis for a Droitwich based Manufacturing

Responsibilities of the Contracts manager include the financial monitoring and
control of the contracts, ensuring Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality
compliance is maintained, and the Company’s procedures and objectives are

Key Responsibilities
Program Planning

  •  Plan projects and ensure they are programmed to a level of detail
    necessary for the site team to deliver the scheme without delays
  • Ensure procurement and reconciliation of materials is carried out in
    accordance with Company procedures to best value and to prevent
  • Ensure site team compliance with Company commercial policies and procedures
  • Attend tender handover meetings and deliver pre-start meetings to the site team
  • Ensure a commercial plan and end of life forecast is in place and monitored monthly for thesuccessful commercial delivery of the project
  • Produce and analyse progress reports, updated costs, and forecasts
  • Ensure correct commercial engagement of subcontractors
  • Implement the risk management process, review risk register, and check risk
  • Review the RFTs monthly with the project teams, implementing necessary actions
  • Ensure weekly review of progress, budget resources and forward planning
    are carried out, and lookahead programs are in place
  • Chair and attend internal and external meetings and ensure the
    production of accurate records of any discussions and actions
  • Ensure timely management of both temporary and permanent design
    to meet the requirements of each project
    Health, Safety and Environment
  • By example, set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion
    of HS&E procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with
    Company procedures and legal obligations
  • Allocate HS&E responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check
    understanding and provide training as necessary
  • Maintain and manage construction sites and subcontractors, ensuring all
    subcontractors follow company procedures and processes
  • Oversee and ensure that HSE-related documents are kept up to date and
    undertake senior manager site inspections, ensuring that audits and reports
    are produced, liaising with the necessary parties
  • Liaise with third parties to ensure compliance is adhere too


  •  Ensure that ITPs are produced
  • Ensure that the QA File is produced and maintained
  • Establish and promote best practice
  • Ensure project trackers are maintained and reviewed weekly
  • Ensure project applications are drafted monthly for submission

Customer Relations

  • Build and maintain relationships with both the client and external customers
  • Chair and lead meetings with the customer and report on progress to date
  • Ensure that works are carried out in a manner which minimises community impact
    Key Measures & Targets
  • Adherence to all deadlines set and Business Unit objectives
  • Ensure final accounts are completed within three months of construction completion
  • Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met
  • Ensure KPI measures are met
  • Deliver projects without safety incidents, within time and to budget
    Key Relationships
  • Managing Director
  • Site Supervisors
  • Site Surveyors
  • Site teams
  • Subcontractors and suppliers
  • Clients and stakeholders
  • Extensive experience of managing projects within a civils/water environment
  • Good working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, design
    management, programme and risk management and cost control including
    forecasting, actual cost, and value reporting
  • Experience of MS project
  • Knowledge of the NEC contract including the Early Warning and
    Compensation Event mechanisms
  • CSCS card
  • Experience of Pre-Qualification and Tendering process for a number of
    multi-discipline projects
  • Excellent people management skills with the ability to influence and mentor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with both customers and all levels
    of staff
  • Problem solving skills and analytical thinking
    If you have the experience to be successful in this role, please apply now!

For more information please contact Alice Dale on 01905 783352 or email [email protected]

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