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Senior Contracts Manager

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    £70,000 to £85,000 + benefits

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    Antony Rowe

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    07803 549 853

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    17 days ago

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Senior ​​Contracts Manager - Permanent

East Midlands based Main Contractor - Operating across the South East Midlands and East Anglia

Atkins Search are currently looking to source a Senior Contracts Manager for a design and build main contractor covering projects in the South East Midlands and East Anglia regions. This role has become available due to natural growth and planned expansion in the region.

The Role

As the business continues to grow and develop its offering, an opportunity has become available for a Senior Contracts Manager with a background within design and build projects to join the team. Working closely with the Senior Management team, you will be tasked with the operational management and delivery of the projects under you remit.

Core responsibilities include

  • Responsible for managing project teams on schemes between £2m to £10m in value

  • Client facing role, including chairing of Client Progress Meetings etc

  • Sound knowledge of programming & procurement of construction projects

  • Typically, the role will involve the management of 2/3 projects concurrently, dependent on size and complexity

  • Support to the Pre-Construction Team in the compilation of bids – eg. input in to the programming & methodology of projects + attendance at Post-Tender Interviews and Client Meetings

The Person

  • Ideally based within the Peterborough/ Cambridge/ Northampton or East Anglia region

  • Experienced Contracts Manager with a background working for Construction Main Contractors

  • Both pre con and delivery experience

  • Strong man management skills

  • Contractually aware

  • Excellent communicator at all levels

  • Understand the sub contractor relationship and how to get the best from all support staff

  • Client facing with a non-adversarial approach to project delivery

The Client

  • Based in the Midlands but recognised nationally as a leading Principal Main Contractor

  • Organically grown, with a reputation for developing team members

  • Driven to deliver outstanding workspaces for their clients


  • Competitive salary and benefits for the right person.

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.