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Contracts Manager - House Building

  • Sector: Construction/Project Management
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £75k - £85k plus package
Job description

We are working with a leading house builder who are looking to recruit a Contracts Manager into the business to oversee the delivery of key residential schemes in Essex.

You will have a background in leading the delivery of multiple housing and apartment developments and will have a solid background with either PLC house builders or medium-sized privately-owned developers. Multi-site experience is a distinct advantage for this role as you will be handling multiple sites from day one however my client is happy to consider a Senior Site Manager or Project Manager looking to step up. Each project has a site team who will report into you as the Contracts Manager.

Experience delivering traditional build house & apartments or timber frame is essential, any candidates who have experience of both build styles would be at a strong advantage.

You will be well presented, hard-working and ambitious with a strong focus on programme, quality and delivery to budgetary / time deadlines on projects with the house building market.

You will be responsible for overseeing the day to day construction operations consisting of multiple projects, ensuring they are delivered effectively and safely.

Having experienced sustained success delivering housing schemes across the country our client presents an opportunity to work on great developments for a leader in the house building market.

Salary for the Contracts Manager is circa £75k - £85k plus package.

This role is ideal for someone seeking a long-term career move as our client will have opportunities at a senior level due to continued success and growth in output.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience leading the delivery of housing schemes in London or the Home Counties.
  • Multi-site delivery experience.
  • NHBC awards will be a distinct advantage.
  • Well presented with the ability to report into demanding clients.
  • Hard working.
  • Ability to lead a team of Site Managers, ensuring multiple projects are being delivered simultaneously