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Contracts Manager

Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + plus benefits
Benefits: plus benefits
Reference: J41380
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 6th February 2024
Closing: 5th March 2024

Our client, a well-established civil engineering contractor in Aberdeen, is seeking a dedicated Contract Manager to join their dynamic commercial team. Renowned for their unwavering commitment to delivering work of the highest quality while prioritizing the health and safety of their workforce, they were honoured with the prestigious “Excellence in Health and Safety” award at the Trade Awards 2020.

The ideal candidate for this role will either have prior experience as a Contracts Manager on civils projects or come from an engineering background with a desire to transition into contract management. The company specialise in a diverse range of sectors, with a primary focus on water and multi-utility projects, including sewers, roads, drainage, concrete, hard landscaping, and maintenance frameworks.

As a Contracts Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying and developing commercial opportunities at the tender stage
  • Preparing and submitting tenders
  • Establishing and nurturing new client relationships
  • Maintaining and strengthening existing client relationships
  • Developing effective short- and long-term project programmes
  • Producing monthly progress reports
  • Managing material resourcing, labour, and plant on-site
  • Ensuring compliance with contractual obligations
  • Monitoring project performance and implementing corrective action as needed
  • Conducting project close-outs and reporting findings
  • Developing and implementing the commercial strategy
  • Supporting the timely formulation and release of detailed management reports
  • Monitoring staff performance

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Minimum education to degree or HNC level in a civil engineering discipline
  • Previous experience in civil engineering, particularly in water and/or utility projects
  • Knowledge of health and safety policies
  • Methodical approach to tasks
  • Understanding of contracting principles
  • Excellent communication and liaison skills
  • Experience in building and maintaining good working relationships
  • Competence with all forms of contract and standard methods of measurement
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Full UK driver’s license

In return, the company offers a competitive salary, vehicle, private health care, and pension benefits. This role presents an exciting opportunity for individuals with engineering experience seeking a transition to an office-based role. Join a business committed to fostering employee growth and business development.

If you believe you’re the right fit for this role, please submit your most recent CV. For further information, contact Louise Knock on 01786 446651 quoting J41380.

Legal Information:
Contract Scotland acts as an employment agency for permanent work and acts as an employment business for temporary work.

For roles in Scotland/the UK, applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

At Contract Scotland, we value diversity and promote 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 areas of society and can discuss any reasonable adjustments to support your application.