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Sector: Civil Engineering | Job Type: Permanent | Salary:

Contracts Manager - New Build Residential - Hampshire

£85,000 plus Car / Car Allowance & Excellent Package

Start Jan / Feb 2019



One the UK’s premium National Residential Developers have an urgent vacancy for a Contracts Manager in Hampshire / South East.



The Contracts Manager will preferably come from a Residential Developer or Main Contractor background, proven longevity is a must with previous employers and the ability to show projects started and finished at previous companies. Experience required in new build RC frame, timber frame, and traditional build, residential HA units and development projects. Flagship projects include, award winning RC frame 20 story tower build in South Hampton to 300 new build homes & luxury apartments in Berkshire and Farnham.


 The Role

·         Reporting to the Build Executive, you will lead programming, establishing a timeline which will guarantee a production rate

·         You will be the direct line manager of the build team, responsible for the development of the build department

·         Each element of the schemes must adhere to strict quality standards, regulations and guidelines

·         You will be managing the budgets, build quality and Health and Safety across the schemes

·         You will have significant involvement in forecasting and budgeting, maintaining a detailed understanding of the technical site and design requirements across the sites you are managing 

·         It is paramount that you operate and control the sites strictly in accordance with the agreed Method Statement and Health and Safety Plan as required by the CDM Regulations


  • Previous experience in a Contracts Manager role, managing 3 to 4 live residential projects
  • Must have worked with a similar National Residential Developer or main contractor
  • Excellent knowledge on traditional build and RC frame and timber frame
  • Proven longevity with previous employers, taking projects from inception to completion
  • Current knowledge of UK building regulations / NHBC regulations
  • Strong management, communication and customer relations skills
  • Strong experience in the practice of Health & Safety Regulations
  • Managing the Procurement & Conducting interviews of Senior Site Management Staff


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