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M&E Contract Manager - Permanent

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M&E Contracts Manager (Permanent) required for our MEP client based in North London.

£80,000 per annum, Pension & Private Healthcare


The role of the Contracts Manager will be pivotal to our clients continued growth and success. The broad areas include ensuring management and administration of the works are completed to the programme deadline and to a high standard ensuring a satisfied client, professional growth, performance management within their team, procurement, scheduling and delivery. It is important to the role that communication is key, not only within their own team but also interdepartmental on a few different levels.


Programme: Developing programmes, using the correct sequence of works in line with the build items, understanding the need, keeping them up to date, developing commissioning programmes.

Construction Information: Engages with design / BIM teams to ensure construction information is ready before works commence on site. Construction and co-ordination of M&E working drawings, C Sheets and Reflective Ceiling Plans (RCP's) as well as current drawing registers and equipment schedules.

Procurement: Developing procurement schedules in line with the programme. Realising the value of each package and meeting / exceeding the B/buy target. Making sure that orders are placed on time to meet delivery.

Contract Control: Understanding the type of contract, complying and using the contract to our benefit while using the contract flow charts. Measuring progress vs programme, issuing early warnings, delay notices and Extension of Time (EOT) on time.

Health & Safety: Keeping Health and Safety as a number one priority. Challenging any unsafe actions on site and highlighting any main contractor issues with the Project Manager or Operational Manager. Ensuring the correct usage of the appropriate plant & tools.

Labour Management: Planning of labour, either with clients own or sub-contract. Forecasting the labour required to carry the job out on time and within budget. Ensuring that if it's subcontractor labour that they can labour the job properly. Using labour trackers to keep a tab on what labour is being used.

Reporting: Preparing and issuing reports in a timely manner whether it is monthly reports, main contractor reports, programme vs progress reports or photographic reports.

Commercial Acumen: Understanding the estimate - maintaining an accurate Betterbuy and live cashflow predictions. Realising what is a variation and ensuring the most profitable value. Preparing timely valuations and maximizing claims while investigating possible value engineering. Demonstrating ownership of project finances including managing sub-contractor's invoices.

Leadership and Management: Demonstrate ownership of the entire project by pulling out all the stops to ensure that deadlines are met, remembering that delegating tasks and deploy resources may be required. Contracts Managers need to develop and encourage all their team members to try and get the best out of them.

Quality: This is very important within all that the client produce not only on a project level but across the board. Contracts Managers embrace and implement our quality system, working closely alongside our Quality Manager to drive quality right through from programming, procurement, Health and Safety, documentation, installations and commissioning to O&M's.

Innovation: Identify opportunities and threats to current and proposed systems while seeking for solutions to the problems and recognising need for change. Contracts Managers need to embrace new technologies and business developments, especially if they will provide better results for the project and the company.

Keep in contact with the comms department so that up-dates on projects can be published on our social media pages as well as internally. This may be in the form of pictures or technical information.

This is a fantastic opportunity be a part of a well-established organisation who offer ongoing training and personal development.

Please apply with your updated CV ensuring that any gaps in employment are explained.

At this point, may we take this opportunity to thank you for the interest you have shown in this role. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not always possible to respond to everyone. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 7 days, your application for this vacancy may not have been shortlist by the client.

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