Our client, a well-established civil engineering contractor in Aberdeen, is seeking a dedicated Contract Manager to join their dynamic commercial team. Renowned for their unwavering commitment to delivering work of the highest quality while prioritizing the health and safety of their workforce, they were honoured with the prestigious "Excellence in Health and Safety" award at the Trade Awards 2020.
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The ideal candidate for this role will either have prior experience as a Contracts Manager on civils projects or come from an engineering background with a desire to transition into contract management. The company specialise in a diverse range of sectors, with a primary focus on water and multi-utility projects, including sewers, roads, drainage, concrete, hard landscaping, and maintenance frameworks.
As a Contracts Manager, your responsibilities will include:
Identifying and developing commercial opportunities at the tender stage
Preparing and submitting tenders
Establishing and nurturing new client relationships
Maintaining and strengthening existing client relationships
Developing effective short- and long-term project programmes
Producing monthly progress reports
Managing material resourcing, labour, and plant on-site
Ensuring compliance with contractual obligations
Monitoring project performance and implementing corrective action as needed
Conducting project close-outs and reporting findings
Developing and implementing the commercial strategy
Supporting the timely formulation and release of detailed management reports
Monitoring staff performance
The successful candidate should possess:
Minimum education to degree or HNC level in a civil engineering discipline
Previous experience in civil engineering, particularly in water and/or utility projects
Knowledge of health and safety policies
Methodical approach to tasks
Understanding of contracting principles
Excellent communication and liaison skills
Experience in building and maintaining good working relationships
Competence with all forms of contract and standard methods of measurement
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Full UK driver's license
In return, the company offers a competitive salary, vehicle, private health care, and pension benefits. This role presents an exciting opportunity for individuals with engineering experience seeking a transition to an office-based role. Join a business committed to fostering employee growth and business development.
If you believe you're the right fit for this role, please submit your most recent CV. For further information, contact Louise Knock on (phone number removed) quoting J41380.
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At Contract Scotland, we value diversity and promote equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all areas of society and can discuss any reasonable adjustments to support your application
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