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Highways Contract Manager

  • Location:

    Central Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £340 - 350 per day

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Kingston

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 043

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Contract Manager - Highways
We are currently assisting our client based in Bedfordshire, to find an experienced and available Contracts Manager to join their busy Highways and Engineering department.
What you will be doing:
·Assist with management of the term service contract with our main contractor, ensuring timely delivery of work.
·Work with internal colleagues and the contractor to develop and implement appropriate resolutions to issues.
·Manage any changes and the impact of rescheduled works on plans, ensuring risks and dependencies are understood, managed and communicated to all relevant stakeholders. 
·Work closely with colleagues and contractors to address service delivery requests, concerns, and feedback in a timely and customer focussed manner.
·Develop and maintain productive relationships with all key stakeholders including management team colleagues and team members, other service areas, councillors, Town & Parish Councils and residents. 
·Assist with monitoring and managing spend against allocated budgets.
·Be focussed on getting things done; assisting with the prioritisation and delivery of works.   
To be successful you will have:
·Demonstrable breadth and depth of operational service delivery management expertise.
·A relevant degree or professional qualification.
·A solid understanding of commercial and contractual principles and comprehensive
·experience managing contracts and suppliers.
·Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to establish professional, productive relationships and influence and negotiate effectively.
Previous experience in Highways is essential for this role.
Carrington West are also looking for Engineers & Transport Planners with similar backgrounds across the South of UK - please get in touch to find out more.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Phoebe Kingston at Carrington West on 02393 876043 or email

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 25+ years experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information

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