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Contract Manager

  • Location:

    West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Technology, Electrical, Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Company Car Allowance

  • Contact:

    Jeremy Kabongo

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)121 796 1888

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:


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Job Title: Contract Manager
Industry: Manufacturing,
Location: Wolvehampton
Salary: £50K - £60K Pa, dependent on experience + Car Allowance

Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client and a leading high security manufacturer. Our client is based in Wolverhampton. Due to continuous business growth an opportunity has become available for a Contract Manager to join the Manufacturing team on a permanent basis. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in Project Management and construction.
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Take responsibility for door/window supply and install projects within AAHSS. Specifically in relation to customer expectation, cost control and project delivery
  • Effectively communicate with customers, factories, supply chain and site resources throughout all stages of the order process in a timely and professional manner.
  • Single point of contact for customer
  • Measure and report on AAHSS performance against customer expectation or agreed plan.
  • Identify resource skill / levels required and manage site teams.
  • Assist with project planning including payment applications, variations and changes.
  • Product sign off in line with client systems and contact close out.
  • Communicate contract related issues to all stakeholders.
  • Responsible for site Health and Safety / Environmental
  • Ensure customer satisfaction for each project.
Main Duties:
  • Conduct Contract Review after order receipt to determine scope of works, develop action plan and communicate required involvement of departments for successful delivery of each project.
  • Determine company contractual obligations under contract to ensure risk-free project delivery.
  • Creation and allocation of cost budgets for operational processes and for direct expenditure
  • Develop and manage project plan including supply of materials, equipment and site labour resources.
  • Identify sub-contract labour requirements, agree scope of activity and performance manage activity.
  • Effectively manage relationship with all project stakeholders, to include regular site meetings.
  • Effective & timely communication with customer to advise company performance against agreed plan. Stages of communication typically include: production / delivery schedule, installation start & end dates and phasing of works, identify delays to schedule.
  • Develop project Health and Safety / Environmental Plans, to include project Risk Assessments and Method Statements covering all aspects of work.
  • Manage project quality processes / procedures. This will include maintaining customer’s quality database / records covering company scope.
  • Notification of delays outside of the company control to the main contractor
  • Ensure effective response to customer contractual correspondence to mitigate opportunity for claim/counter claim but ensuring opportunity for future business is not jeopardised.
  • Conduct regular project reviews internally and action as required.
  • Regular review of costs vs budget with Senior Leadership Team/Financial Controller highlighting concerns and proposing solutions for corrective action.
  • Contribute to the development of the short, medium and long term strategies for the company and provide input to the business planning process.
  • Provide all relevant documentation required by the contractor as part of the installation process in a timely fashion. Fire testing certification, FIRAS Documents.
  • To proactively maintain accurate ISO 9001 records i.e. customer complaints/feedback.
  • Ensure compliance throughout projects with all relevant specifications, standards and safety regulations.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvement plans and support “lessons learned” sessions.
Essential Experience:
  • 5 Years construction or project management experience in construction projects ranging in value between £1m-£5m.
  • Experience in joinery / door / window sub-contract packages
  • Proven ability to lead multi-disciplined site teams.
  • Experience of JCT / NEC sub-contracts
Desirable Experience:
  • Experience in joinery / door / window sub-contract packages
  • Installation of doors / windows / FF&E within pre-cast concrete structure
  • Delivering secure projects such in custodial / defence sector
  • Experience of MS Project / 4 Projects etc
  • HNC / HND in construction or engineering related discipline or Suitable vocational qualifications in Construction / Project Management.
The following are preferred:
  • CSCS Card Holder – Construction Manager
  • CITB Site Supervisor
  • Recognised H&S Qualification such as IOSH / NEBOSH.
  • UK Government / Counter Terror security clearance
  • Robust skills in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Offered in Return:
  • Full time, permanent contract.
  • Competitive annual salary dependant on skills and experience.
  • 3-day weekend, we work 39 hours Monday - Thursday
  • Access to a contributory company pension scheme, employer contribution of 3%.
  • A varied and interesting role within a UK based manufacturing company.
If you could be interested in the role as a Contract Manager, please apply with your latest CV and call Jeremy at Premier Engineering on 0121 796 1888 for further information.
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