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Project / Contracts Manager - Norwich

Construction Contracts Manager

Job Duties

As a Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for reporting to the board of directors, as well as the overall management of the company’s JCT design and build contracts, contract teams and site managers.

Generally, but not exclusively, a professional or technical background would be ideal with a wide-ranging in-depth knowledge, experience and track record in successfully managing medium to large building contracts. These should have been met to a high standard of health and safety, environmental, time, quality and cost targets.

You will need to be adaptable and strong in your management style with a consistent approach to customer care and health and safety.


?Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.

?Overall management of project teams during the construction and installation phase of the project.

?Coordination of constructability input during solutions identification and development phase.

?Coordination and allocation of construction staff to projects ensuring that appropriate construction and installation staff are appointed to individual projects: based on experience, skills and knowledge.

?Liaises with the Project Managers to ensure that the construction resource pool is an appropriate size, with an appropriate blend of skill-sets, for the projected workload.

?Overall management of construction resources including Labour, Plant and Materials.

?Overall performance management of subcontractors.

?Ensures that the construction and installation teams are accountable for their performance against agreed schedules and man-hour budgets.

?Ensures that all construction and installation activities are carried out in accordance with Health and Safety Legislation.

?Ensures that the duties of the Principal Contractor are discharged in accordance with the Regulations.

?Ensures that all temporary and permanent construction and installation activities are carried out in accordance with agreed quality procedures.

?Interfaces with the all other functional leaders within the organisation to facilitate successful development of the project from solution stage constructability through construction, installation, commissioning and handover to the client.

?Ensure regular input from the Project Manager is gained on third party, environmental and public relations issues.


A degree, Higher National Diploma or a Higher National Certificate in relevant subjects such as, building surveying, construction management, civil engineering, or construction would be beneficial, but not essential.

If this sounds like the position you are seeking, we will require confident leadership, witha strong perspective of health and safety perspective being essential. It would be highly desirable if you have worked as a Contracts Manager in a previously, ideally within the property industry. You must have an up to date CSCS card (black management card). Previous qualifications such as a BTEC, NVQ 4 in Site Management or an HND or degree or equivalent would be desirable.

?Successful experience as a Contracts / Project Manager

?Proven ability to lead teams and coach on performance

?Knowledge of company policy and procedures including safety and environment related issues

?IT Literate

?Experience of planning/estimating (desirable)

?Circa 2 years+ experience in a similar position.

?Be able to read and understand all information relating to your project so experience of commercial fit out including HVAC is essential.

?Ability to identify, create and lead on strategies and plans whilst providing clear lines of communication between all parties.

?Proficient IT skills in Word, Excel and programming software.

?Strong leadership, interpersonal and problem solving skills.

?Methodical and well organised with commitment to quality.

?Willing, enthusiastic and flexible approach to work.

?Current and relevant qualifications including CSCS card.


?£45-60K per annum dependant on experience

?28 days holiday per annum

?Regular performance reviews


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