Contracts Manager

Posted 20 June by Densell Recruitment

Contracts Manager


North Hampshire area (Hook/Basingstoke)

£40,000 - £45,000 + £5k car allowance

We are looking for an experienced Contracts Manager to join a successful and expanding contractor business in Crawley. Dealing with commercial painting and decorating projects up to £1m.

You will need experience working for a painting & decorating specialist sub-contractor.

This role will involve:

  • Planning and organising painting/decorating contracts
  • contract managing the commercial property works
  • managing the financials through to final account stage
  • issuing instructions, placing orders and dealing with variations
  • agreeing final accounts
  • preparing monthly reporting for cash flow scheduling & costing
  • liaison with sub-contractors, internal departments and clients

What skills/experience will you need?

For this Contracts Manager role you will need to have:

  • solid experience as a Contracts Manager and ideally (but not essential) a relevant qualification - or currently studying to obtain one
  • experience working in the property reinstatement industry - having dealt with painting/decorating contracts on commercial properties - for a sub-contractor
  • dealt with final accounts, variations and managed project budgets

You will need to be organised, adaptable and have the ability to remain calm under pressure. You will need be confident in managing multiple projects and keeping records of the progress and correspondence throughout the process.

Ideally a trade background in painting/decorating.

Excellent time management and both written & verbal communication skills is imperative, along with confidence in IT/PC use (bespoke system training will be provided) and you will need to demonstrate excellent customer service skills.

Package details

In addition to the salary (negotiable depending upon experience around £40-50k) you will receive a £5k car allowance, pension, generous holiday allowance (31 days inc. BH plus 3 days extra at Christmas), private healthcare and there is a discretionary bonus paid quarterly. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone to grow and develop within a progressive and expanding company.

Additional Information

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Required skills

  • Painting
  • Contractor Management
  • contracts manager
  • commercial property
  • Decorating

Application questions

Are you an experienced Contracts Manager (qualifications ideal but not essential)?
Have you got experience with commercial property painting & decorating projects?
Do you drive and have a full UK licence (car allowance provided)?
Do you live within a commutable distance of North Hampshire / Hook?
Have you worked for a specialist painting/decorating sub-contractor?

Reference: 38270699

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