Head Of Contracts

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Construction & Property

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Conor Boyd

  • Contact email:

    conor.boyd@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/545767

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-05

  • Start date:

    ASAP

HEAD OF CONTRACTS
MARKET-LEADING SUB CONTRACTOR
SUSSEX/LONDON BASED

This truly is a unique opportunity to be part of an award-winning and market leading specialist internal refurbishment and fit-out subcontractor that they are currently undergoing an exciting period of evolution and change in a bid to continue to secure more market share. With an enviable portfolio of projects and a reputation for being a modern-day forward-thinking business, Their commitment to developing their own workforce, consistently adapting to the market they operate in and adopting the very latest technology and projects has resulted in them receiving various industry recognised accolades

They now require the knowledge and expertise of a Contracts Manager / Contracts Director that can assume the role of Head of Contracts, overseeing other Contracts Managers and various high profile projects. You will possess a dry lining and partitioning background with strong experience in glazed partitions within the internal fit-out sub contractor sector. Reporting to the Regional Director, you will be based at their head office working closely with the relevant business units and directors by managing, leading and supporting project managers and staff in the delivery of construction activities ensuring project completion meets all targets and the enhancement of project profitability. Other responsibilities include:

* Ensure the operative workforce is planned and transferred across sites, meeting the resourcing needs, experience, skills and qualifications required for the successful delivery of each project
* Ensure the operative workforce is planned and transferred across sites, meeting the resourcing needs, experience, skills and qualifications required for the successful delivery of each project
* Consider Innovative ways of working - through tools, IT, people or other means; develop means
* Carry out full and comprehensive site safety inspections and reporting.
* Develop new business opportunities; through the development of strategic and personal relationships
* Plan, arrange and attend site meetings ensuring cross functional representation and ensuring that teams are productive in both functional and emotional outputs
* Ensure Supply Chain Strategies are implemented to maximise the benefits on all Projects
* Support, develop, train all direct reports

Essential requirements:
* Proven competence as a Contracts Manager, ideally within the dry-lining/partitioning sector
* Highly motivated, with a passion for the fit-out construction industry
* A relevant degree qualification, or equivalent - OR
* Level 7 NVQ - Construction Site Management), or equivalent
* Construction qualification membership (e.g. CIOB)
* CSCS Management Qualified (Black Card)
* Excellent IT and written communication skills
* Experienced in co-ordinating trades and departments
* Customer focussed - able to develop partnerships and client relationships

On offer is a competitive salary & benefits package with a company that continually invest in their workforce. If you feel that this role suits you skillset and ambitions then please apply.

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