Contracts Manager – Devon


£75k - £80k per annum


Devon, UK

job type

Permanent / Full Time

  • Devon
  • 80000 PerAnnum GBP / Year

Contracts Manager
£75k + £8k car and Bonus
A fantastic opportunity to work for a Privately owned house builder based in Devon– this award winning developer is looking to strengthen their Construction department with an experienced Contracts Manager
This position is ideal for a strong, motivational leader who fits well with our collaborative and dynamic culture. You will be responsible for ensuring that construction projects across the region meet stringent financial goals and quality standards.
Key responsibilities include performance monitoring, upholding top Health & Safety standards, and delivering an exceptional customer journey.
You will report into the Construction Director and oversee the management of several development sites, supporting the site management and on-site teams, and maintaining a flow of information between regional departments and site. Your key focus should be on achieving targets in health and safety, quality, customer care and cost, including all associated pre and post housebuilding works.
Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the overall delivery of our regional housing
  • Monitor project budgets, ensuring financial targets are met and providing regular financial
  • Monitor all plots performance against the build programme and address any issues that are delaying
  • Provide dates to support sales/build meetings to ensure all legal completions are programmed accurately and achieved in a timely
  • Liaise proactively with internal departments, externals suppliers and subcontractors to ensure the build programme is
  • Monitor costs on site in relation to labour, materials, customer care and replacement
  • Ensure that all plots are built to the highest standard of quality, at a minimum, comply with the NHBC Standards and Building
  • Manage and mentor Site Managers and other on-site
  • Ensure all projects comply with health and safety
  • Maintain effective communication with clients, subcontractors, suppliers, and internal
  • Identify potential risks and implement mitigation
  • Ensure compliance at all times to the company health and safety standards and processes and any further laws or
  • Provide regular updates to senior management on project progress, challenges, and
  • Provide professional support and coaching to site management to develop their skills and This should take the form of regular 1:1s, PDRs and development meetings, but also informal and short-term site-based learning.

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in a management role within the housebuilding or construction
  • A member of the Chartered Institute of Builders and/or qualified to NVQ level 5 in Construction Management or a time served tradesman with considerable experience of the full range of construction
  • Comprehensive understanding of construction contracts, NHBC requirements, building regulations, and health & safety
  • Strong leadership and project management
  • The ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship
  • Highly organised with excellent time management
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight
  • Forward-thinking with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Collaborative with a positive attitude towards teamwork and
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft

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Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates may be contacted.

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