Posted July 6, 2020

Contracts Manager

  • Employer Whitehouse Construction
  • Location Derbyshire
  • Salary Competitive plus benefits

Whitehouse Construction is a leading Civil Engineering SME.

We are a family run business directly employing our entire workforce on a PAYE basis, recognising that our people make our business the success it is today.

We are dedicated to providing creative solutions for a wide range of blue-chip companies such as; Environment Agency, Yorkshire Water, Manchester Airport Group, Western Power Distribution, Coal Authority and many more, throughout the Midlands region and beyond. Also, fully owning and operating a Flood Door Manufacturing Facility.

We are looking for a Contracts Manager to join our team on a permanent basis, taking ultimate responsibility for management and delivery of a number of multidisciplined, high profile Civil Engineering schemes from inception to handover.

Main Duties

• Promote best behaviours and set high standards of leadership in Safety Health Environment and Quality (SHEQ) throughout every aspect of our business

• Ownership of projects including design, costs, programme, documentation, site activities and procurement

• Responsibility for cost risk management and control of projects

• Chair handover and project reviews and deliver project planning meetings with site teams and external clients

• To support, guide and teach less experienced members of our delivery team

• Development of strong team working relationships

• Implement a risk management process, review risk registers and check risk controls

• Set and monitor targets to meet our business objectives

Person Specification

• Extensive knowledge and experience of managing projects within a Civil Engineering environment

• Excellent communication and people management skills with the ability to influence and mentor

• Problem solving skills and innovative thinking

• Good working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, design management, programme and risk management and cost management including forecasting

• Experience of MS project and Microsoft 365

• Site Engineering knowledge and experience

• Experience of pre-qualification and tendering process for multi-disciplined projects

• Applicants will be required to undertake a psychometric personality assessment

Benefits

As well as offering competitive remuneration for this role, we include a range of flexible benefits such as, Company car/car allowance, generous pension contribution and individual annual performance review.

We are believers in the Living Wage and are an Equal Opportunities employer; welcoming applications from all sectors of the community.

Please send your CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role to Careers@whc.ltd

Paula Milsom

Paula Millsom
Recruitment Advisor

paula.millsom@constructionenquirer.com
07939 152081

Grant Prior

Grant Prior
News Editor

grant.prior@constructionenquirer.com
07775 870 417

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