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Contracts Manager

  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Salary: £350 - 400 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Doug Wright
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 302 9857
  • Duration: Ongoing 12months +
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 407311DWR

Job Description: Projects Manager - Construction
About the Role:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Projects Manager to join our dynamic team in Derby. This role involves managing construction projects from inception to completion, ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in construction project management, with a particular emphasis on working in live production environments.
Key Responsibilities:
• Project Planning and Execution: Develop comprehensive project plans, including timelines, milestones, and resource allocation. Oversee the execution of these plans, ensuring adherence to project specifications and safety standards.
• Stakeholder Management: Act as the primary point of contact for clients, contractors, and other stakeholders. Ensure effective communication and collaboration to meet project objectives.
• Budget Management: Monitor project budgets, ensuring cost control measures are in place. Provide regular financial reports and forecasts to senior management.
• Risk Management: Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to ensure project continuity and success.
• Quality Assurance: Implement quality control measures to ensure all work meets the required standards and specifications.
• Health and Safety: Promote a culture of safety on-site, ensuring compliance with all relevant health and safety regulations.
• Team Leadership: Lead and motivate project teams, providing guidance and support to achieve project goals.
Qualifications and Experience:
• Previous Experience: Demonstrated experience in managing construction projects, with a preference for candidates who have worked in live production environments.
• Education: A degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a related field is desirable.
• Certifications: Professional certifications such as PMP, PRINCE2, or equivalent are advantageous. SMSTS and CSCS required.
• Technical Skills: Proficiency in project management software and tools (e.g., MS Project, Primavera).
• Regulatory Knowledge: In-depth understanding of construction regulations and standards, particularly in the UK.
• Leadership Abilities: Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and drive performance.
Personal Attributes:
• Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey information to various stakeholders.
• Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a proactive approach to addressing challenges.
• Attention to Detail: Keen eye for detail, ensuring precision in project execution and documentation.
• Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Application Process:
If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.