Contracts Manager – Southampton

Posted Thursday, January 10th, 2019
Ref: SJCM-2108
SOUTHAMPTON £50k - £60k + car / allowance PERMANENT

Spinnaker Contract Services

Contracts Manager – c£50k/£60k – Southampton

Company Description:

This company is a modern construction & building services company operating throughout southern England.  They provide a full range of services into numerous sectors including commercial, industrial, education, health, MOD and residential.  An opportunity has come up for a forward-thinking, ambitious Contracts Manager to join the team based at their offices near Southampton.

Day-to-day duties and responsibilities:

  • Surveying of works and production of quotations
  • Leading or assisting in the pricing and submission of tenders
  • Assisting and completing PQQ and SQ submissions
  • Production of project H&S information including CPPs and RAMS in liaison with H&S Management team
  • Producing and managing project programmes and timelines
  • Management of directly employed staff and sub-contractors
  • Management of on-site H&S including undertaking of site audits/inspections in line with company standard procedures
  • Attending project meetings and production of various reports and project documentation required
  • Contributing to work planning, and briefing project teams, contractors and suppliers
  • Managing and carrying out of commercial valuations on projects and agreement of project accounts
  • Work closely with other internal departments (commercial. H&S) and external (client, design team) to ensure the contracts are delivered on time and within financial budgets.
  • The role will be office based however there will be a requirement to make regular sites and client visits (within a region, nationally or internationally, depending on the construction project).


  • Ideally a minimum of 5yrs proven track record of managing numerous contracts with values between £100k-£4m
  • Ideally, degree qualified in construction management and/or commercial background and experience/knowledge in quantity surveying would be useful.
  • Main contracting background
  • Experience of working with building contracts (JCT, NEC etc.)
  • The ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong maths and IT skills
  • Commercially astute
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • First Aid at Work
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • CSCS

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