contracts manager in chelmsford

05 February 2019
hayley whitmarsh, randstad cpe
job type
£ 80,000 - £ 100,000 per year
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chelmsford, east of england
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 80,000 - £ 100,000 per year
reference number
hayley whitmarsh, randstad cpe
0170 737 8378
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job description

My client, an award winning, national housing developer are looking to hire a Senior Construction Manager to manage multiple sites across Essex. My client who have a number of prestigious projects demand a very high quality of professionalism throughout their business.

They have a long history of delivering much needed, high quality new housing in Essex and continue to do so. They have a number of developments underway across the county, providing new apartments and houses


* Run Multiple existing projects across Essex whilst reporting directly in to the Construction Director
* Have input in to the buildability and any design changes
* Oversee any contractual issues
* Will have commercial awareness including P&L's, any delays and any changes to build design
* Will be responsible for all sub-contractors regarding any issues
* Working with the QS to ensure cost and planning is correct whilst working in line with programme
* Providing clear direction to the on-site construction team regarding responsibilities and targets
* Managing the day to day operation from foundation to completion, and the critical paths for labour, materials and plant, including material lead times
* Ensuring the development is completed in accordance with specification and the build programme
* Providing accurate and regular reports on progress and dates
* Controlling additional costs for non-productive costs and prelim expenditure
* Driving through quality at every stage of the construction process
* Ensuring the development pass internal and external inspection processes
* Ensuring all aspects of Health and Safety are followed and adhered to
* Taking responsibility for self-development and the development of others
* Monitoring and controlling the quality of production and approve stage completions to payments to sub-contractors
* Ensuring any remedial work is completed prior to occupation
* Ensuring customer service remains of the highest priority at all times with everyone on site


* Senior experience, either as a Project Manager, Build manager or Contracts Manager
* Pre-construction & Commercial knowledge would be an advantage
* Previous Housing Development Experience
* First Aid

The above qualifications are required as a minimum. Previous NHBC awards are also desirable.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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Project Management