Contracts Manager

Full Time Permanent

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Our client is a main contractor who specialise in managing build, refurbishment, and fit outs in the food retail sector. They are currently recruiting for a Contract Manager on a permanent basis, to manage projects in the Kent, Surrey, Sussex and London area. The successful candidate would work alongside another Contracts manager and mange projects from Predevelopment stage through to handover.

This is very much a client facing role, the successful candidate maybe required to work from the Midlands office on the odd occasions, giving them a chance to meet with the Directors and run through any pressing items and coordinate with other Contract Managers.

Working closely with the client on Site acquisitions, planning approvals, scoping projects up, programming the schemes with a Site Manager on each project reporting in. Supporting the site manager in the delivery, attending site meetings and backing up the Manage. Site set up, procurement through to delivery of schemes. Likely to have 4 projects ranging in value up to £2M in value in various stages of progress at any time.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing multiple projects concurrently, delivered fast track schemes. It is NOT essential to have food retail experience, they will consider other backgrounds, such as Leisure, non-food retail etc. It is essential to have worked for a main contractor, carrying out the functions listed above

With an annual turnover of circa £100M, the company has a strong pipeline of work for the next 2 years minimum, working closely specifically with one Retailer.

Will ideally possess a Black CSCS Card

Very important, the successful candidate will ONLY be expected to work a 5-day week