Contracts Manager – Croydon & surrounds

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Contracts Manager – Croydon & surrounds

Location: Croydon Salary: 70k plus Package

Contracts Manager (main contractor) New Build residential – Croydon & surrounds


Medium sized main contractor, looking to add an experienced contracts manager to the team – preferably from a stable main contracting background, with a track record of delivering new build residential schemes (traditional build & RC Frame) – projects can be low volume, high-spec developments to mixed use residential and commercial apartments


Secured projects in Croydon, Sydenham and Chessington, overseeing 1-3 projects across various stages of construction; values between £1-7m




Project Management


To direct and coordinate all project activities, including overall responsibility for the performance of the assigned projects

To manage multiple projects concurrently

To set, review and implement project strategy

To drive project strategy and progress by making necessary interventions

Programming, using Project Commander software, to manage, review and update the following on an ongoing basis;

– Long and short term construction programmes


To provide contractual and internal reporting

To create and manage documents eg IRS, CDP tracker

To manage change

To prepare a site logistics and project execution plan, including review and implementation

To deliver design coordination and management where CDP is a requirement, such as subcontractor design, directly appointed design consultants, temporary works

Pre construction activities

– Programming, methodologies, logistics, scaffold schedules, etc


– Interviews and presentations

To lead the pre start and post completion process

To manage defects and post completion works

To provide input to the Subcontract database

To set and maintain quality and service standards


People Management

To lead and manage team members to help them fulfil their roles, responsibilities and expectations

To carry out appraisals, set objectives and provide mentoring or coaching to the team

To be involved in team recruitment

To manage the expectations of clients and the relationship with professional teams

To manage the performance of subcontractors and trade operatives

To manage any contact with the general public as a result of project work

Meetings – running and chairing internal and external team meetings

To set and maintain a culture of quality and high standards on sites

To engage in external business development to build relationships that help to proactively promote our services

Proactively work with Divisional Managers and Group support teams

To understand the principals of commercial management

To understand JCT contracts;

– To manage projects in accordance with the contractual terms and conditions

– To manage notifications, claims and disputes


SHE (Safety, Health and Environment)





The management of projects with a value of between £2M and £6M

The management of multiple projects running simultaneously

Understanding and managing complex project information

Managing projects whose complexity require multiple processes and programme revisions

Technical and construction knowledge


A relevant construction qualification eg)NVQ in Construction Management

Contemporary construction methods and detailing

Traditional construction methods and detailing

Conservation and listed buildings

Basements and RC substructures

Indoor swimming pool construction

Competency in the use of IT software packages including as a minimum


Outlook, Word, Excel etc

Use of document filing systems

Project Commander

PDF editing

To consistently deliver a recruitment service that's of an exceptional standard and guided by values of performance, trust, transparency and respect.
To work in partnership and thoroughly understand the needs and preferences of both our clients and candidates.
Collaborative, passionate, reliable and adaptable - we do not promise what we cannot deliver.