Overview

Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a new opportunity for a Contracts Manager to join our team within Vistry South East Midlands. Responsible for managing sites across Peterborough and Cambridge, with some large scale developments all on a design and build basis; we are looking for a driven Contracts Manager that will advise and support the Design and Procurement teams for buildable and commercial solutions, aiding the delivery on site with a dedicated build team whilst interfacing with the client and their agents. You will be a strong forward planner and manage the flow of information from all stakeholders to be received in a timely manner.

 

Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Is self-sufficient, works independently and can deliver projects with some support from visiting Operations Manager.
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager / Contracts Manager within high volume residential construction
  • A solid `builder` that can identify problems, communicate solutions, and ultimately drive the project to completion to an agreed programme
  • Be hands on, boots on site and interacting with the trades and their supervision
  • Able to work on any project secured by the business within a reasonable locality. Job is site based and Reporting to Contracts Manager
  • SMSTS, CSCS, First Aid, Scaffold inspection qualification
  • Basic use of Asta PowerProjects would be beneficial but not essential

More about the Contracts Manager role…

  • Responsible for the safety and welfare of the general public, staff and supply chain within their control under the strict observance of the safety policy
  • Working safely, stopping work if unsafe and speaking up to address any safety concerns
  • Participate in safety initiatives
  • Maintain site cleanliness and presentation on site at all times
  • Responsibility for the successful completion of the overall project and to lead by example in all that they do, managing the day-to-day delivery of construction project, quality, time, procurement, contractors
  • Manage sub-contractors, including monitoring of contractor attendance and progress; provide direct instruction and support as necessary such that contractual arrangements are achieved.
  • Follow Vistry site procedures and maintain all daily, weekly, and monthly site paperwork as is required to be audit compliant
  • Involved with the management of internal/external design team/consultants to meet project deadlines under supervision from an Operations Manager
  • Produces and regularly reviews both long and short term programmes in line with the overall project programme (including procurement & Design & Build) to ensure completion on time under the supervision of Operations Manager. Produce and feed in to progress and programme reports for both internal and client monthly reports.
  • Ensure that detailed plans are available commensurate with the overall project plan such that material/resources/supply chain can be delivered to meet scheduled deadlines
  • Appreciate the commercial implications and drivers within the construction process and incorporate these into decision making working closely with the project Surveyor
  • Liaise with Operations Manager to ensure that they are fully aware of project progress and is notified of all financial, specification and time risks ensuring that all additional work is identified
  • Embrace learning and development opportunities that are available within a progressive company
  • Understand and carry out the role specific requirements of procedures and help to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Understand those sustainable practices relevant to your role, helping to identify opportunities for improvement

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.

 

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Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Penman House, 1 Penman way,Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, LE19 1SY

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