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Surfacing Contract Manager

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £55k - 57.5k per year + Car + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Jason Fogaty

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876063

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Surfacing Contract Manager
Salary: £55,000 - £57,500 per annum + Bonus
Location: Leicestershire

Are you an experienced Highways Contract Manager with experience of surface laying? Or perhaps you're a Senior Supervisor with heaps of hands on experience, now looking for career progression?
My client are looking to appoint a Contracts Manager within the Surfacing division of the organisation, to plan, control, manage and co-ordinate all operational activities in line with company policy, processes and procedures to satisfy the needs of all clients and stakeholders, in line with budgets outlined in the Divisional Business Plan.  
Working on Highways England Schemes throughout the Midlands region, this will be a fast-paced role well suited to either an experienced Contract Manager, or a Senior Supervisor now seeking a step up to Contract Manager. Experience of managing machine lay gangs is a must, as is a strong technical and operational background.
Key Responsibilities:

·To work safely and promote a safe environment for all operations, including safety audits
·To work with the Operations Manager to deliver contract performance in line with agreed budgets  
·To ensure effective programming & planning is carried out at all levels to ensure service delivery to clients
·To maximise outputs, reduce waste by ensuring efficient use of resources, i.e. people, plant, materials, SCP
·To ensure strong relationships are maintained with client base & key stakeholders
·To ensure financial governance and timely reporting, to assist in accurate month end reporting for P&L
·To manage the operational teams in line with company processes and procedures
·To ensure accurate reporting of all HS&E, IMS, KPIs, is carried out and submitted on time
·To work closely with the commercial team to ensure contract governance is fully adhered to
·To ensure all reported incidents are fully investigated and closed out within the required timescales
·To ensure all work is to the highest quality standards maintaining "Right 1st Time" Formula Road approach
·To undertake regular client reviews to monitor client satisfaction and progress any areas for improvement  
·To fully support both internal, external audit programme, i.e.  EFQM, JLUK, CSCS, BSi
·To ensure HR processes, i.e. disciplinary, grievance investigations, are carried out in a timely manner.
·To carry out staff appraisals to ensure personal development plans are in place and monitored  
·To attend management team meetings as required by the Operations Manager.
·To willingly carry out any reasonable task as requested by a member of management.
Specific Knowledge and Competencies :
·Management & supervision of asphalt laying gangs is ESSENTIAL
·Kheops accounting including papyrus cost capture
·Contract programming and resource management
·Knowledge of NEC contracts is preferred - including target costs and schedule of rates
·Early Contractor Involvement (i.e carrying out walk/talk/builds)  
·Traffic Management Regulations and basic Chapter 8
·Management of multiple subcontractors
·Implementation of H&S on site, pre-construction phase plans, method statements and risk assessments
·Monitor budgets, forecasting and overall contract performance (both weekly and monthly profit and loss)
·Incident investigations
·Policies and procedures i.e. HR, H,S&E, TWWW, Neva
Qualifications and attributes:
·Good general education, (Maths & English)
·NVQ Level 6
·CSCS Manager Card
·Frontline Leadership Programme - Contract Manager level.
·Effective communication, Good telephone manner,
·PC literacy, i.e. MS Office, outlook, word, excel, powerpoint
Salary on offer is £55,000 - £57,500 per annum + Bonus up to 12.5%
This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a leading Highways company. To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Jason Fogaty on 02393 876 063 to discuss.

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, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason Fogaty at Carrington West on 07745530959 for more information.
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