Oct 08, 2021

Contracts Manager

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  • Bedfordshire, UK
Construction

Job Description

In a Nutshell… We have a fantastic opportunity for a Contracts Manager to join our team at Vistry Partnerships East Midlands, to oversee two sites in the Bedfordshire area. The sites comprise of Retirement Villages, built for our extensive Client base in the area. Traditional build, steel frame and timber frame construction methods will be used on multi storey accommodation. The position would suit an established construction biased Contracts Manager, that can demonstrate the ability to deliver high volume residential schemes/multi room developments, taking overall responsibility for contract control and monthly reporting into the regional office. In addition, a Senior Project Manager or Project Manager with proven ability within the multi room residential sector, that is looking for career progression would certainly be considered. As our Contracts Manager you will take full responsibility for overseeing the Production team production functions on contracts allocated by the Construction Director, from award through to issue of Maintenance Certificate and to maintain and maximise quality of service and profitability. Ability to work closely to work closely with both design and commercial colleagues in a fast-paced environment will be essential. We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements. Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you… Competitive basic salary and annual bonus Company car, car allowance or travel allowance Agile working arrangements possible for this role 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 days per annum Free private healthcare from your start date Company contributory pension scheme Life assurance - 3 x your annual salary Sharesave scheme Cycle to work scheme - up to £3000 Support with a professional membership Denplan, GymFlex and many more…In return, what we would like from you… Behave in line with our company values - Integrity, Caring and Quality Degree/NHC/HND in Construction Experience managing housing contracts in mixed tenure and social housing formats. Good knowledge of traditional and timber frame constructions methods Excellent management and communication skills with the ability to proactively manage production teams on several live construction sites at any one time, including direct labour and sub-contractor resource and the ability to deliver quality construction projects within budget and programme timescales in a safe environment.Desirable - Professionally qualified or working towards a membership of a Professional Body Remediation of brownfield sites Earthworks cut/fill Retaining structures Demolition of existing properties Problem resolution in a timely manner Customer & resident complaints Regular 1:1 personnel review's Performance managing staffMore about this job… Develop, support, and encourage Health & Safety best practice whilst ensuring compliance to Group H&S Policy & regulations. The role will include taking full responsibility for ensuring all production functions on contracts from award through to issue of maintenance certificate are completed. You will be required to report physical and financial progress, on a monthly basis, to our board of Directors. Attend client/key site progress meetings and produce monthly client report. Ensure that all additional work is identified, fully costed and agreed with the client to ensure that positive and ongoing customer relationships are maintained. Plan, co-ordinate, maintain and develop Management staff and operative levels to effectively undertake current and prospective workloads. Provide production input to enhance tender opportunities and develop effective lines of communication with the pre-commencement department to ensure continuing feedback on market intelligence, technical developments, build-ability issues and specific market opportunities. Visit sites on a regular basis, carrying out comprehensive site audits to ensure high standards of management controls are maintained. Clearly maintain and enforce HS&E standards as required and in accordance with the Company's HS&S Policies to ensure the safety & welfare of the general public, staff and supply chain. Control information/drawing registers in conjunction with the Technical Department, ensuring site and all sub-contractors are issued with relevant information in a timely manner. Review SSER reports, quality management i.e. NHBC RIs, and programme implications for all sites. Convene and chair team meetings and ensure an appropriate record of action points are recorded, distributed and monitored to conclusion. Ensure projects are compliant with relevant building regulations, planning conditions & warranty provider standards. Ensure compliance with Vistry Business Management System (BMS). Ensure the whole project team from Pre-con, Design, Procurement, Commercial & Production are fulfilling their duties to ensure projects achieve Programme, Quality, Safety & Commercial goals. Promote the strategic requirement for being a 5* NHBC builder. Ensure team members understand any sustainability practices relevant to their role and encourage continuous improvement.Finally, let's tell you about us… Vistry Group came together at the start of 2020, bringing together the energy, talent and deep-rooted experience of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships. With a wide range of skills, experience and backgrounds - we have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality. We are all about people, and it is our people, around 3000 of us, who have created a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. We care about the wellbeing of our people and we value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career. Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us here at Vistry Group - we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us - we will always be happy to help

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