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Contracts Manager

Contracts Manager


Permanent Contract

Salary: £60K+ (negotiable depending on experience)

£6K Car allowance

GPW Recruitment are actively recruiting an experienced Contracts Manager on behalf of one of the UK's leading telecommunication contractors.

Reporting to the Managing Director, this role is responsible for managing the effective and efficient delivery of a number of contracts in Cumbria.

General Duties:

  • Taking responsibility for the entire contract, personnel working on that contract and the delivery of the services provided.

  • Ensuring that the health, safety, and wellbeing of all personnel is kept as the top priority and that all jobs are completed in line with H&S requirements.

  • Planning work and organising labour in line with service requirements and to ensure that all work is being complete on time and within budget.

  • Identifying ways to increase efficiency and improve productivity within onsite teams.

  • Conduct and attend client meetings and interviews and operational plans.

  • Ensure that client updates and communication are timely and accurate, and that accounting is transparent throughout the contract.

  • Review facility management staff qualifications and competencies to ensure capable service delivery; interview candidates, advocate career development and apprentice programs, whilst supporting succession planning on promoting strong and diverse FM teams.

  • Conduct and attend client meetings and interviews and operational plans.

  • Create and review FM best practices; contribute to team efforts to continuously improve processes, standards, and technology.

  • Establish strong networks both internal and external.

  • Ensure that the activities and contractors on site are monitored and that all jobs are completed safely in a timely efficient manner.

  • Act as a first point of contact in the event of an emergency to ensure safely of staff and/or mitigate potential damage to premises.

  • Always promote a positive and professional image of the department, by adhering to company policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Work safely and responsibly within MJ Quinn's values and operational policies, procedures, and accepted behaviours to avoid harm to yourself, those around you and our neighbours and communities.

  • Raising and following up non-conformance reports, to ensure that any actions identified, pursued, and resolved.

  • Work as part of a larger team to develop working practices and procedures.

Candidate Criteria:

  • 10+ years' experience within a related FM and cyclical works management environment, managing a range of stakeholders, and delivering quality services.

  • Experience of works management and CAFM systems.

  • A methodical and rigorous approach to achieving tasks and objectives.

  • Entrepreneurial and pro-active - strong drive and keen business mind.

  • Excellent communication, contract management, negotiation, and people management skills.

  • The ability to prioritise work, work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage business expectations.

  • Be adaptable and flexible in your approach to work.

  • IT Literate and competent in MS applications, i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams.

  • NEBOSH General Certificate is desirable.

  • IWFM/IOSH Membership essential.

  • HND or foundation degree in construction, facilities management, business studies or management would be advantageous.

  • A legal right to work in the UK.

  • Enhanced DBS clearance essential

To apply for this vacancy please contact James McNally on