Contracts Manager

Ref# CM3
Date Posted: 04 June 2024
Applications Close: 31 July 2024 12:00 pm

Location: Birmingham and surrounding areas.

Type of Role: Full Time, Permanent

What We’re Looking For

We are looking for an experienced Contracts Managers to join our fast-paced and ever-growing company. Your role as a Contracts Manager will be to make sure projects are being delivered safely, within budget and to agreed standards. Ensuring all plant, labour, and material on sites under your control is properly organised and managed. Support the board in developing new clients and maintaining service to existing clients, securing the long-term future of the company.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Arrange adequate resources for project delivery, safety, and standards of work.

  • Monitor Safety, liaising with directors, the health and safety team and site staff as required.

  • Monitor the competence of site and sub-contractors in line with MV Kelly Limited policies and procedures on safety, welfare, and environment.

  • Oversee all aspects of site management on your assigned sites, regularly visiting to inspect, offer support and adhere to agreed program/quality and building regulations.

  • Manage the overall job performance.

  • Work with the commercial team on cost advice, unexpected works, understand the tender and agreed standards.

  • Provide resources to enable customer care issues to be resolved effectively.

  • Manage effective communication between site and office.

  • Liaise with client’s staff to provide effective delivery of projects and develop long lasting relationships.

  • Work to develop mentor and train others.


  • The ideal candidate will be working within the ground- works and civil engineering industry in a similar role.

  • Candidates should demonstrate strong communication and organisational abilities.

  • Experience in a Contracts Manager position in the housing sector, with good knowledge of groundworks.

  • Effective oral and written skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Very strong organisational skills.

  • Basic computer knowledge.

  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

  • Reliable and diplomatic.

  • Clean driving license.

  • Self-motivated.

  • General education equivalent to 5+ GCSE’s grades A-C or 5-9.

  • Building related competency / Project Management Certificate is desirable.

  • HNC or Degree in civil engineering or structural engineering, construction management or project management is desirable.

  • Health & safety on construction sites – Qualification recognised.

  • Knowledge of plant and material relevant to groundworks.

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