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Contracts Manager

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + plus benefits
Benefits: plus benefits
Reference: J44066
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 3rd June 2024
Closing: 1st July 2024

Job Role: Contract Manager

Location: Work throughout Scotland and North of England

Job Type: Full time, permanent

Company Overview:

Our client is a well-established leader in delivering civil engineering contracts across Scotland and the North of England, with a robust portfolio in both the public and private sectors. Specialising in highways, road resurfacing, and various civil engineering projects, the company is poised for continued growth and success.

Role Overview:

As the Contract Manager, you will be instrumental in shaping the future trajectory of the company. This executive role demands strong leadership and strategic vision across all facets of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Client Relationship Management:
  • Develop and sustain strong relationships with new and existing clients, including local councils, construction contractors, and private sector entities.
  • Serve as the primary contact, ensuring client satisfaction and fostering long-term partnerships.
  • Enhance client relationships to drive sustained growth.
  1. Business Development:
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities to expand the client base within targeted sectors.
  • Proactively seek and capitalise on commercial opportunities to increase revenue and market share.
  1. Negotiation and Pricing:
  • Lead client negotiations, presenting compelling pricing and service proposals.
  • Ensure pricing strategies align with company objectives and market conditions.
  1. Invoicing:
  • Oversee the invoicing process, ensuring timely generation and follow-up on invoices.
  • Ensure accurate and prompt financial transactions.
  1. Resource Management:
  • Monitor daily operations, including the allocation of plant, materials, and manpower.
  • Coordinate and schedule new hires based on resource availability and project timelines to meet client demands and optimise operational efficiency.
  1. Market Insight:
  • Stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and competitor activities.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to enhance service offerings and maintain a competitive edge.


  • A minimum of a degree or HND in civil engineering or a related field.
  • Previous experience in managing civil engineering projects.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, ensuring seamless execution and optimal resource allocation.
  • A systematic approach to task execution.
  • Strong commercial acumen, demonstrating a strategic approach to project operations for successful financial outcomes.
  • Excellent communication and liaison skills.
  • Availability to be on call as required to meet business needs.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car
  • Comprehensive benefits package

Application Process:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply with your most recent CV. For more information, contact Karin Campbell at 01786 446651 quoting J44066.

Legal Information:
We act as an employment agency for permanent work and as an employment business for temporary work.

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

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.