Assistant Contracts Manager

Job Title: Assistant Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Boston
Salary: Salary Is Dependant On Experience
Start Date: 2017-09-05
Reference: 19133
Contact Name: Tom Parkes
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 05, 2017 17:59

Job Description

Assistant Contracts Manager Role

You will work along site, contracts managers, construction manager and Directors.

You could be working on a wide variety of projects in many different sectors eg, commercial, agricultural, housing, local authorities, education etc etc.
You will be responsible for sending out enquires for materials, sub contract works and plant. This will entail working to the requirements of the procurement schedules and referring to the construction programme of works.

You will be responsible for compiling cost analysis and reporting back to the managers. Following the managers approval, they will be responsible for drafting and sending some material, plant and sub contract orders. You will be responsible for dealing with material shortages and damage. This will mean raising disputes and queries with suppliers and ensuring that any material shortage or damage is rectified promptly so as not to cause delays to site progress. This will need robust records of telephone calls and communicating these issues to the accounts teams so that invoices are flagged and not paid in error or before disputes have been closed out.

The role will require day to day communications with the site team to discuss and agree call off quantities and to agree delivery dates.

You will need to attend design coordination meetings and sub-contractor coordination meetings to gain a sound understanding of the project design and requirements.

You will attend regular progress meetings with the managers and assist in the preparation of progress report.

Health and safety issues will be a top priority in this role. Candidate will assist the manager to ensure that risk assessments, method statements and other assessments are all received or generated in a timely fashion so that they can be vetted and relayed to the site team and other affected parties before the work activities commence.

You will assist the managers to ensure that the construction phase health and safety plan and the end of project health and safety file are put in place and robustly applied.

You time will be split between regional office and sites to gain valuable site experience.

You will need to be commercially aware. You will need to be able to establish strong working relationships with a wide range of people. You will need to be a team player, but also need to be able to use you're their own initiative and make decisions on their own.

You should be well-organised and capable of meeting deadlines. Good maths and IT skills will also be required.

If you are interested in this role and would like to go forward for it, please contact Tom Parkes
07585 554 586 or 01442 898 904

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