Contract Manager - Construction Manager

Acorn Recruitment Limited
13 Jul 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contracts Manager - Construction Manager Our client, a leading property, residential, construction and services company is looking for a Contracts Manager for Devon and Cornwall. Responsibilities: - Work in conjunction with the Site Manager to ensure construction is consistently carried out to the highest quality. - Review progress on site on a regular basis and oversee/co-ordinate the production and monitoring of programmes. - Provide advice, guidance and support to the Project Team, both during the pre-construction and construction phases - Ensure efficient filing and recording systems are in place, and that the records are retained for the appropriate time period. - Ensure labour, materials, relevant information and drawings are available in good time, with regular monitoring and control meetings to review. - Ensure Customer Journey procedure is followed by the project teams and quality and delivery times are in line with current QR forecast. - Review individuals progress against their Action Plan on a regular basis. Ensure the 1:1 process is implemented through the teams - Ensure communication to all team members is clear, regular and consistent - With the Operations Director, plan and allocate appropriate people to each contract in line with prelims. - Deputise for the Operations Director when required - If requested, assist in the selection, interview and make recommendations for candidates for employment - Assess and recommend the learning and development needs of production employees - Represent the business at external and internal functions - Work proactively with Sales to deliver our show complexes on time. - Produce and circulate Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan. Ensure regular review to maintain adherence to safety procedures - Set the standard, promote best practice and lead the way with safety, ensure compliance. - Implement current waste strategy across all developments. - Support the Project team in exceeding Considerate Constructor standards - Procurement: Be proactive in the selection of sub-contractors. - Responsible for reviewing and recording any delays or disruption to the project with the Site Team against programme. - Understand and influence the financial status of the project focused on the site file. - Produce the maximum return to the company of all developments without compromising contract, legal, quality or safety and customer service. - Review and manage working progress in line with QR programmes and sales status. Individual: - Commercially aware with excellent organisational skills. - Excellent communication skills, self-motivated and customer focused. - Numerate with good IT Skills. - Leadership skills (control and management of employees) and a proven track record in successfully managing a project. - Ambitious with high aspirations. - Must hold a full Driving Licence. Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment. This job was originally posted as