Contract Manager

Are you an experienced Engineering Contracts Manager and looking for a new challenge?
South West Water provide reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today’s residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

We now have an exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the South West's leading employers as a Contracts Manager for our Engineering team in Exeter.
The Role
The Contracts Manager will be responsible for ensuring delivery efficiencies and cost-effective relationship management for a wide portfolio of contracts. You will be working on a variety of infrastructure and non-infrastructure schemes, from minor capital maintenance programmes to industry leading prospects. Duties include:
• Ensure all key performance metrics and management outputs are reported to enable delivery partner analysis
• Develop and manage key contract performance indicators and a performance management system for continuous improvement
• Ensure that contract cost information is reviewed with the Commercial Manager
• Develop expertise in the suite of New Engineering Contracts (NEC3 & NEC4) as a key member of the Strategic Client’s ‘centre of excellence’ in contract management
• Ensure that contract risk registers are appropriate for the work procured and assigned correctly to the contracted parties
The Ideal Contracts Manager:
**It is essential that you hold a Civil Engineering /Quantity Surveying /Commercial Management Degree or equivalent, and are a Chartered member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) to be considered for this role and to achieve the below salary**

• Highly developed analytical skilled underpinned by a Civil Engineering or Commercial Management Degree are essential
• Demonstrable track record of adding significant value
• Extensive knowledge and experience of construction contracts and estimating
• High level of interpersonal skills to enable effective working at all levels.
• Strong commercial awareness

You will have the ability to understand and implement cost controls in all the key stages of projects as well as the ability to build effective relationships at all levels. You will also have:

• Proven experience as a Contract Manager
• Extensive knowledge and experience of construction contracts and cost control
• Full UK Driving Licence

Rewards & Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Contract Manager, we can offer a Competitive salary of £35,000 - £52,000 per annum depending on skills and experience and a relocation package is available of up to £8,000.

We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

If you have the skills and experience to join our team as a Contract Manager, click apply today.

Previous applicants and Recruitment Agencies need not apply for this position.

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