Contract Manager (CONSTRUCTION) (QR246)

Job type: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: Fulham

SALARY £50,000 - £55,000 PA

Sector: Building & Maintenance

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Job description

Our client is recognised as one of South West London's foremost building contractors delivering prestigious projects of the highest quality. They strive to exceed their clients' expectations by creating exceptionally beautiful homes that are true to the original design concept.

The Contract Manager will:

Manage all Small Works projects together with After Sales & Maintenance.

Reports To

Operations Director

Short-term Planning and Monitoring

  • Agree on job programmes with Site Managers and monitor progress
  • Intervene and agree on action plans to recover delays where possible.
  • Identify variations to the contract that will impact the programme and ensure programme is revised and they are recorded to accommodate them
  • Compile reports as required, demonstrating progress against programme and budget.


  • Compile procurement schedules.
  • Ensure enquiries and/or tender packages are sent to sub-contractors and suppliers so that orders can be placed in time to meet programme.
  • Select sub-contractors to ensure level of competence and size of existing workload are consistent with the nature of the contract.


  • Monitor job costs and progress against budget, and make sure the valuations are submitted on time.
  • Ensure incoming invoices or applications for payment from sub-contractors and labour agencies are checked and signed off to release payment. Ensure all variations are identified.
  • Compile, submit, and negotiate the agreement of the final contract account.
  • In conjunction with the Financial Controller, manage any insurance claims arising from the contract.

Operations and Work-force Management

  • Monitor organisation and methods to ensure maximum efficiency. Ensure that an adequate workforce is available to enable completion of contracts to programme, whilst minimising payroll cost.
  • Provide technical support to Site Managers, hold progress review meetings and review labour requirements with them.
  • Quality Control and Compliance
  • Monitor methods and output to ensure that required quality standards are achieved at minimum cost, and that the requirement for snagging is minimal. Quality control should be assessed and addressed to ensure work is being carried out to the required high standard.
  • Communicate snagging list to all affected parties, monitor for timely completion, and obtain client sign-off.
  • Monitor output to ensure compliance with Building Regulations and any other prevailing legislation.

Health & Safety Compliance

  • Monitor site practices and routines to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulations, including the company H&S Policy, to minimise the likelihood of accidents and the resulting fines and compensation claims. Use external company H&S resource if required.
  • Ensure training needs are identified and implemented arrange for personnel to attend such courses as are necessary.
  • Carry out monthly site inspections and record.

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