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Senior Contracts Manager - NI - £65k Job, Northern Ireland

Location : Northern Ireland
Job Type : Permanent - Full-Time
Salary : Negotiable
Date : 28 Mar 2018
Reference No :
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Senior Contracts Manager - NI 

No overnight stays required 

Reports To: Managing Director

Responsible For: Contract Managers, Helpdesk Manager and Contract Support Coordinator.

Key Relationships:   Client / Customer, Quantity Surveyors, Stakeholders


Main Purpose of Role: 
Manage the operational functions of the Term Service Contracts.Ensure integration of commercial and operational departments.

Measures of Performance: 

  • Quality & Health & Safety: Monitor internal and external reporting and develop strategies for Quality / Health & Safety, Audit and Customer feedback.

  • Customer Satisfaction: Oversight of contract specific KPI's. Contractual awareness.

  • Productivity and Time Management: Mentoring contract managers to driving efficiencies within the construction process to ensure maximum profitability.

  • Commercial acumen: Cost Management. Use of LEAN construction methodologies. Working knowledge of contract specific pricing schedules.

  • Management of Work in Progress: Maintaining accurate accounts of work in progress and ensuring reports are issued to respect the senior team.

  • Adherence to company policies and procedures.

  • Effective management of team to meet company objectives.


Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Contracts (and Professional) Managers shall agree the necessary training with the Directors and H&S Manager

  • Ensure only competent persons are allocated duties and responsibilities.

  • Oversight of Health and Safety activities (with aid from the H&S manager, where required) and create a safe system of work (SSOW)


Team Management

  • Effective and efficient team management.

  • Effectively manage the flow of information between departments under their control.

  • Oversee, identify and plan the timely acquisition of resources required for the Contract.

  • Managing the development of project plans for works accounting for milestones, deliverables, critical paths.

  • Review and audit contract specific KPI's on all planned, cyclical and response works.

  • Assess contract financial and operational risks and implement control measures.

  • Ensure appropriate and timely record keeping and reporting to the senior team.


Quality and Customer Satisfaction

  • Liaise regularly with Client on contract performance and contribute to Client Contract Management Meetings.

  • Preparation and delivery of progress and KPI's reports to clients and internal team.

  • Audit and inspection of works to ensure that company standards and processes are adhered to.


People Management

  • Ensure that Contract Teams understand contract performance measures and provide weekly feedback to their staff on contract performance and expectations.

  • Motivate, support and provide feedback to contract teams to develop their performance and capability.


Efficiency & Profitability

  • Liaise with the senior team and client representatives on Contract KPIs periodically.

  • Work in conjunction with Commercial Managers to minimise and progress work in progress.

  • Oversee allocation of supply chains and internal resources.

  • Drive efficiencies within the contract teams.


Continuous Improvement 

  • Present to the senior team on contract performance and improvement strategies at Monthly Performance Meetings.



  • Any other duties within the post-holder's competence necessary to meet the delivery of Contract or organisational objectives.


Contract Manager Skills and Capabilities required for effective performance in the role:

  • Leadership and Motivation of People

  • Commercial Awareness Customer Focus

  • Accountability Decisiveness Interpersonal Communication - clients and employees

  • Organisation / Planning Skills Time Management Skills

  • Project Management Skills

  • Influencing / Negotiation Skills

  • Problem Solving Skills

For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Ethan Campbell at CSR on 02892627488. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business on behalf of our clients.

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