Contracts Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
Salary Description:
Market related
Forces Recruitment Services
Job Ref:

BS5449: Contracts Manager

Salary: Competitive plus Medical Insurance, Pension

Location: Southampton, Hampshire

Job Type: Permanent

The world's largest manufacturer of high-technology cables and systems for energy and telecommunications is now looking for a Contracts Manager to join its team. Reporting to the Commercial and Contracts Manager, the Contracts Manager will have responsibility for a range of High Voltage and Extra High Voltage turnkey cable projects within the UK.

Key Responsibilities

* Ensuring that all materials and works procured internally and externally is obtained at a cost which is within the budget value allocated at the tender stage.
* In conjunction with the management accountant, production of a monthly contract financial review which clearly shows costs to date, anticipated costs to come, variation value, anticipated final cost and contribution margin.
* Ensuring that all material is supplied and work is performed in accordance with the agreed contract programme and scope.
* Identifying any variations to contract and ensuring that all claims for additional moneys and/or extensions to time for completion are submitted in the format and within the time scales required by the conditions of contract.
* Requesting allocation of head office design and site manpower resources in sufficient time to ensure Prysmian meet their contractual commitments.
* Liaising closely with the clients, subcontractors and all Company internal departments in order to ensure that all parties are aware of the Company's interpretation of the contractual requirements and key milestones.
* Attending progress meetings with clients and sub-contractors at site and head office.
* Negotiating claims for addition to contract with clients.
* Controlling sub-contractor costs and negotiating any sub-contractor claims for addition to contract.
* Actively monitoring site activities in conjunction with the Company site project manager.
* Reviewing and monitoring projects using MS Project.
* Ensuring compliance to safety, environmental, quality and security procedures. Promote a culture of safety, quality and environmental best practice at all times by means of effective communication and site audits.
* Ensuring that all works are carried out to company procedure.

Key Qualifications and Experience

* Educated to degree level in a relevant Engineering subject.
* A member of an engineering professional institution.
* Have significant experience of contract management within a construction and/or electricity industry type environment with a good understanding of HV cable systems and their installation requirements.
* A high level of computer literacy with an ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines.
* A full UK driving licence is essential

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted. Please state your salary expectations.

Contact Details:
Forces Recruitment Services
Tel: 01225 835113
Fax: 01353 667553
Contact: Nick Hawkins

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