Contracts Manager (Civil Engineering/'Housebuilding Sector')

Leicestershire (GB)
Attractive Base Salary + Bonus + Benefits
13 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
GWCMEast Mids
Contract Type

The Company

Our client is a leading regional civil engineering contractor business in the East Midlands. The business is family owned and works with a broad range of regional and national businesses on earthworks, groundworks, foundations and hard landscaping projects that are mainly in the residential sector.

The Requirement

There is a key requirement to recruit an experienced civil engineering Contracts Manager for the business to oversee different client projects across the Midlands and the respective teams involved.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Report to a Construction Director from the company and Site Managers from client businesses (generally residential developers/housebuilders)
  • Ensure all construction activities, site presentation, reporting and communications from every site operative, engineer and supervisor exceed client expectations 
  • Attend site progress meetings as required and instigate regular progress meetings with site teams
  • Make sure site supervision are carrying out their duties, plus have the appropriate resources available to meet programme timelines
  • Work in line with the company’s Health & Safety Policy
  • Joint responsibility for the company’s groundworks, road and sewers work on projects
  • When and where required, undertake duties assigned to site supervisors
  • Complete all required permits and license applications with statutory bodies
  • Ensure all works carried out are covered by measured works or variation works
  • Check and review monthly costs with a QS
  • Produce and issue Microsoft project programmes for each site

Key Expertise/Traits Needed:

  • A notable level of experience in civil engineering sector contracts and project management.
  • Used to handling housebuilder/developer clients and building positive relationships
  • Process driven, very organised and efficient
  • Civil/Ground engineering project management expertise will be within any of the following areas: drainage, roads or infrastructure 


  • Family run business with clear progression opportunities
  • Stability of the company and strong financial position
  • Excellent leadership and first class people around you to deliver projects
  • Variety of projects with long established clients, both regionally and further afield

Apply for Contracts Manager (Civil Engineering/'Housebuilding Sector')

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

Your data will be passed to the recruiter who will contact you directly about your application. For more information about how we use your data please refer to our privacy and cookie policies.

By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs