Contracts Manager

Location Salisbury
Discipline: Engineering & Technical
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £65k (c)
Contact name: Louise Howard
Contact email:
Job ref: REF: 8460
Published: 15 days ago
Expiry date: 26 Apr 2024 23:59

​Our client is a privately owned company that has over half a century of uninterrupted and unblemished trading history. They are immensely proud to be considered as one of South's industry leaders, with over 150 staff working across the business, and due to some phenomenal results so far in 2024, there is a need to bring on board a talented Contracts Manager to join their Leadership Team.

Known as a company that relies on a traditional service approach, intertwined with up to date skills and knowledge, that combination ensures everyone experiences the same positive business experience, now matter the scale of the operation involved.

The role of the Contracts Manager is to ensure contracts are run in line with the overall sales strategy. The role requires a strong leader who can clearly communicate a vision, provide direction and motivate others to work collaboratively across the business and with clients to ensure our scope of works is completed to a high standard within a project managed way

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Managing existing and new client relationships.

  • Responsible for the smooth management of the entire end-to-end process including completion of selection and invitation to sub-contractors.

  • Studying the requirements, duties and obligations of the company under contracts to ensure alignment with the company’s goals and industry regulations

  • Coordinate and project manage all parties involved in the process to ensue everyone is aware of the level of contribution expected of them and the set deadlines

  • Draft written responses drawing on operational input, previous submissions, specifications, policy research to ensure commercially the company isn’t exposed.

  • Liaising with wide variety of internal resources in order to collate relevant information to ensure a high quality

  • Write bespoke content for submissions

  • Ensure all commercial documentation is clear, concise, crucial, compelling and meets all the scope criteria in contract specifications

  • Prepare program submissions for review and approval, ensuring that the submission is fully reviewed ahead by relevant Directors and or managers ahead of the deadline.

  • Ensure all contractual documents or examples of delays are stored and recorded in a clear and detailed manor for further use and review by the QS team.

  • Manage the installation teams and provide support to the operations and commercial managers to suit.

Skills and experiences we are looking for in our Contracts Manager:

  • Must be able to perform a variety of duties being resourceful and maintaining flexibility

  • Negotiation skills

  • Effective communication - express or exchange ideas; must be able to verbally convey detailed instructions.

  • Able to manage priorities and workflow

  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail, commitment to high standards

  • Working with people - adapts to the team and builds team spirit communication

  • Persuading and Influencing - gains clear agreement and commitment

  • Presenting and Communicating - clear and concise instruction, understands audience

  • Planning and organising – able to forward plan and manage time, resources and people appropriately

  • Adapting and responding to change – able to adapt to change, accepts new ideas and shows sensitivity to different cultures and backgrounds

A great opportunity to join a forward thinking firm with a history of delivery and service ability that customers can rely upon. You will be required to travel to sites ranging across the South West, up to London and Birmingham region. Contact our expert Recruiter Louise who works in partnership with the firm.