Contracts Manager - Specialist Civil Engineering Contractor - South Yorkshire

Excellent Salary & Package - Highways & Infrastructure - Contract/Operation Management
Ref: 480 Date Posted: Monday 23 May 2022
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Contracts Manager

The position of Operations Manager is accountable for managing allocated projects to ensure zero harm, quality, on-time delivery, customer satisfaction and profitability.  This position will always exhibit an image of professionalism and technical excellence.

This position has many supervisory duties, directing the performance of work, resources and activities.  Depending on the nature of the project, a Contracts Manager can work closely with and direct Project/ Site Managers, and reports to the Managing Director with regard commercial and contractual performance and for guidance and supported as required.



  • The development, review and management of project plans encompassing all elements of project delivery including H&S, Quality & Environment
  • Proactive leadership and management of safety performance, standards and risk
  • Complete assigned project tasks in accordance with the Company Management System
  • Liaison with the Design Department ensuring contract requirements are identified and if necessary, design works are instructed in a timely manner to meet project requirements/ product lead times
  • Complete routine engineering tasks including take offs after the project handover to enable ordering of material and equipment in accordance with the project specification and engineering details 
  • Establish and maintain project cost control, inclusive of a focus on labour utilisation and efficiency
  • Work on a day to day basis with Project Management team, helping to manage the project, solve problems and mitigate/mange operational risk. 
  • Work closely with the commercial team
  • Build effective relationships with clients and manage day to day interactions
  • Work closely with the commercial team in providing detailed and accurate records of works completed for the submission of monthly progress claims and sub-contractor statements
  • Administration of contracts, programme and management of commercial risk and elevation to of all contract issues immediately to allow for timely intervention
  • Preparation of weekly contract/ project review sheets for all allocated contracts and presentation of such at the Construction Meeting
  • Supporting innovation and technology development onsite to ensure the organisation is recognised as a total solution provider
  • Facilitating training and development of work crews with a view of self-performing works as oppose to subcontracting
  • Completion on a monthly basis; detailed programme, labour histogram and project forecast as per the companies reporting timelines
  • Close out assigned projects in conjunction with the Quantity Surveyor, and completion of the End of Project Reports/ Job sheets with the Marketing Department
  • Weekly site safety inspections
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks/duties to deliver projects whilst in your role.



  • Degree Qualified within Civil Engineering/Construction
  • Experience managing multiple projects
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong business development experience


Please contact Steve Lee on Email: or Mobile: 075 9531 0008 for a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity.