An opportunity to join an experienced commercial team in Glasgow, working on affordable housing developments across central Scotland

A site manager with housing/flatted development experience is required for this flagship development in East Lothian

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Contracts Manager

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: Market - leading salary + car allowance, private healthcare, bonus
Benefits: + car allowance + private healthcare + bonus
Reference: J44023
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 27th May 2024
Closing: 24th June 2024

Our client is one of the key players in the Scottish housing market.  They are seeking an experienced and dedicated Contracts Manager to oversee and manage a number of large residential housing projects in Edinburgh & the Lothians.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in housebuilding, excellent project management skills, and the ability to lead teams to deliver high-quality construction projects on time and within budget.

Key Requirements of the Role
– Manage and oversee multiple residential construction projects from inception through to completion.
– Develop and maintain project schedules, ensuring all milestones are met.
– Coordinate with architects, engineers, subcontractors, and suppliers to ensure project requirements are met.
– Monitor project progress and performance, addressing any issues that arise promptly.
– Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations and standards.
– Prepare and manage project budgets, ensuring cost control and financial efficiency.
– Conduct regular site visits to inspect work, provide guidance, and ensure quality standards are maintained.
– Negotiate contracts and agreements with subcontractors and suppliers.
– Report on project status, risks, and performance to senior management.
– Foster strong relationships with clients, addressing any concerns and ensuring satisfaction.
– Implement and maintain effective communication and collaboration among project stakeholders.

Experience & Qualifications Required
– Proven experience as a Contracts Manager in the housebuilding sector.
– Strong understanding of construction processes, techniques, and materials specific to residential projects.
– Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
– Strong leadership and team management abilities.
– Exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
– Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
– Proficiency in project management software and tools.
– Knowledge of relevant health, safety, and environmental regulations and standards.
– Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a related field is preferred.
– Professional certifications such as MRICS are advantageous.

Benefits
– Competitive salary and benefits package.
– Opportunity to work with a leading company in the housebuilding sector.
– Career development and progression opportunities.
– Supportive and collaborative work environment.

To apply for the role, attach your up-to date CV using the link.  For a confidential chat/enquiry, contact Nicola Monro directly on 01786446651 / nicola.monro@contractscotland.co.uk quoting ref: J44023.

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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.