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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Small Works Contracts Manager

Reading, RG1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £65000 - £70000/annum + package

Our client, a leading D&B fit-out company, is seeking a skilled and experienced Small Works Contracts Manager to join their team. This role will be working on projects in the Thames Valley and London region, overseeing small-scale construction projects and managing contracts for various clients. The Small Works Contracts Manager will play a crucial role in ensuring the successful delivery of projects within budget, on schedule, and to the highest quality standards.


* Oversee multiple small works projects simultaneously, ensuring timely and efficient project delivery.

* Develop and maintain project plans, schedules, and budgets.

* Coordinate and collaborate with project teams, subcontractors, suppliers, and clients to ensure smooth project execution.

* Conduct regular site visits to monitor progress, address any issues, and ensure compliance with safety and quality standards.

* Review and assess contract documents, including specifications, drawings, and terms and conditions.

* Prepare and negotiate contracts, including variations and change orders, ensuring alignment with client requirements and company policies.

* Monitor and manage project budgets, tracking costs, and ensuring financial objectives are met.

* Maintain strong relationships with clients, ensuring excellent customer satisfaction throughout the project lifecycle.

* Lead and motivate project teams, including subcontractors and suppliers, to achieve project objectives.

* Conduct performance evaluations, identify training needs, and provide coaching to enhance team capabilities.

* Promote and enforce health and safety practices on-site, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and company policies.

* Serve as the primary point of contact for clients, maintaining regular communication and providing updates on project progress.

* Prepare and present comprehensive reports, including project status, financial analysis, and risk assessments, to senior management and clients.

* Proactively identify and address any project risks, issues, or delays, implementing appropriate mitigation strategies.


* Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, or a related field (preferred).

* Proven experience as a Contracts Manager, Project Manager, or similar role within the construction industry.

* Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and building regulations.

* Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

* Sound understanding of contract management principles, including contract negotiation and administration.

* Proficient in using project management software and tools.

* Exceptional leadership and team management abilities.

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively liaise with clients, subcontractors, and internal teams.

* Problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to adapt to changing project requirements.

* Knowledge of health and safety regulations and the ability to enforce them on-site.

If you are a motivated professional with a passion for construction project management, we would love to hear from you
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