Contract Manager

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    General engineering & manufacturing

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    Shannon Harling

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    3 months ago

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Job title: Projects Contract Manager

Location: Willenhall / Leicester (will require travel between sites uk)

Salary: Competitive DOE


To take responsibility for the successful delivery of door/window supply and install projects, ensuring complete customer satisfaction and maximising profitability and productivity for the client.


•             Take responsibility for door/window supply and install projects within the company, 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 the clients 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


•             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 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 the companies scope.

•             Notification of delays outside of 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

……….and any other duties required to assist in supporting the achievement of Company objectives


  • HNC / HND in construction or engineering related discipline


Suitable vocational qualifications in Construction / Project Management

  • 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


  • 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
  • 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

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Contract Manager role, please contact Shannon Harling at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446168.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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