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Junior Contracts Manager - Construction

Main Contractor looking for a Junior Contracts Manager

The Company

An established company with several years’ experience specialising in interior and exterior refurbishment covering Commercial, Industrial, Retail and Residential sectors of the building industry.

Working with excellence in mind, our team of professionals deliver a quality service that focuses on meeting and exceeding the demanding expectations of our clients.

A snap shot of the services we offer include:

*External building refurbishment.

*Office refurbishment (including in occupation)

*Professional Construction and Project Management

*High Quality Interior construction

*Health and Safety

*Environmental compliance and ‘green’ office refurbishment.

The Role

The contracts department provides an integral service within the business; winning and delivering on site construction and management of projects. As aJunior Contracts Manager you benefit from gaining a breadth of knowledge and the experience required to develop your future career.

As the successful candidate you will be presented with the opportunity to develop your personal, professional and technical skills.

Salary

£25,000 Inclusive of benefits.

In addition, the company operates a discretionary performance based bonus system.

Key Activities

The Junior Contracts Manager will work in a team supporting internal and external projects nationwide.

Examples of what the role will entail include:

*Setting up site activities.

*Managing Health & Safety on site.

*Ordering materials from suppliers.

*The appointment of sub-contractors.

*Record keeping during projects including progression of works.

*Preparations of a programme of work, Risk Assessments and Method Statement.

*Managing sub-contractor performance.

*Cost and implement contract variations.

*Ensure monthly billing is accurate and timely.

*Assisting with the management of projects on site to ensure a professional implementation process and maximise cost efficiency.

*Liaise with local authorities.

*On completion, arrange for handovers, post contract meetings, certification, operations manuals etc. and the preparation of invoices.

Experience

Applicants should have the following qualifications and experience:

*A construction management degree / qualification.

*Preferably have a minimum of 1 year experience within the industry either as part of a year placement or post-graduation. Knowledge of the construction process including fit-out and refurbishment.

*Understands the pre-construction process.

*Have a good political awareness and the ability to communicate with all levels of the construction hierarchy.

*Able to collate information from his team to prepare and present the project report.

*Understanding of how to comply with a Health & Safety policy and Health & Safety management system.

*Be conversant and competent with Microsoft Office and other electronic construction tools.

Job added on 15-11-2014