Contracts Manager Jobs

A Contracts Manager is a senior role which involves supervising the Site Management of the staff, operation and maintenance of plants/services, project works and building performance. It’s a Contracts Manager’s job to oversee the production of facilities maintenance and support services in the built environment.

As Contracts Manager, you will be typically run multiple projects which can be as varied as commercial building fit outs to residential building development sites and contracts within newbuild projects. Reporting into the Contracts Director, you will have complete project accountability from inception to client handover and will be adept at nurturing relationships to manage client interface.

Each building project will have to meet required milestones, with a smooth efficient delivery that meets the expectations and needs of client requirements.

Key requirements in managing construction contracts

On a day to day basis, a Contracts Manager will perform some of the key duties outlined below:

  • Ensure the health and safety of the entire site and project.
  • Maintain quality and safety control procedures. Proof and prepare site reports, designs and drawings.
  • Motivate and drive the workforce in a productive and time effective manner.
  • Focus on commercial returns and achieve project milestones.
  • Liaise with clients, professional staff including sub-contractors and the general public.

Background qualifications and salary insight

Contract managers will need to be experienced in the Building Services industry and have completed recognised formal Electrical or Mechanical training to at least city and Guilds level, preferably ONC/HNC or Higher.

The Official site for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS & CPCS) skills certificates will be invaluable to be considered for certain roles. Further information available on their website

Contract Managers earn on average £55,000-£65,000 in Glasgow and between £75,000-£80,000 in London.

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  1. Site Manager

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction/Project Management

    Fit Out Site Manager

    My client is a well know Contractor based in Glasgow City looking for a experienced site mnager with fit out expeience to work in there small works division looking after contracts up to 4Million. My client focuses a lot on fit out and refurbishments of commercial ...

  2. Project Manager

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction/Project Management

    My client is a leading fit out contracot who is well know world wide and is looking for a experienced project manager with fit out expeience to join there team based in Edinbrugh working on contracts up to 12Million. My client focuses a lot on fit out and refurbishments of ...

  3. Plumber

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Plumber

    Staffinders are recruiting of behalf a dynamic and expanding organisation looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to work as part of their team. 
    The Role
    You will be working closely with both public and private sector clients and requires a good communicator and team player with good IT skills ...