Contracts Manager

Location Cannock
Discipline: Construction
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance
Contact name: Callum McGoldrick

Contact email:
Job ref: CMC614_1632302642
Published: 25 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Novax Recruitment is currently on the lookout for a Contracts Manager with strong experience in shopfitting and joinery to join a leading retail fit-out company in the Staffordshire area. Our client works with some massive blue-chip clients across the UK and Ireland and due to continued growth and a busy schedule of projects they are looking to add another Contracts Manager to the team.

The Role:

  • Organising and coordinating the work of other staff and smaller teams.
  • Confidently represent the Company in the normal project team environment.
  • Develop the project from the brief;
  • Responsible for the day-to-day running of the contract.
  • Control of allocated resources,
  • Attending scope, pre-start, and project progress meetings.
  • Liaison with other business departments
  • Liaise with and report to the Client's representative on all project and account issues;
  • Lead and direct the site teams inclusive of all direct sub-contractors and suppliers so that the client's objectives are met;
  • Ensure effective communications exist at all times with the client, store staff, consultants and sub-contractors;
  • Ensure that effective procedures to monitor and control Health & Safety, Environmental, Quality, Time and Cost are adhered to;
  • Ensure procedures are in place to deal with any changes requested by the Client via RFI and CVI procedures;
  • Ensure that the project is completed, cleaned and handed over to the Client in a managed way;
  • Monitor Sub-Contractor Performance on Site
  • Approve Invoices on the basis that works have been completed to a satisfactory standard
  • Obtain all surveys, asbestos, H&S drawing, contract information prior to commencement
  • Prepare detailed works programme to reflect project requirements
  • Monitor & update programme and prepare a progress report
  • Co-ordinate sub-contractors site attendance to achieve programme


  • Experience in the fit-out/joinery industry is essential for the role ideally within the retail industry.
  • Professional and pleasant personality
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work well under pressure and manage the pressure of conflicting demands and prioritize tasks
  • Understanding of construction techniques with a particular reference to carpentry, joinery and finishing trades.
  • Comfortable dealing with clients, architects and sub-contractors
  • Direction of site based trades
  • Comprehensive understanding of H&S & Environmental requirements
  • Computer literate - Microsoft Word, Excel & Project
  • CSCS card, 5 day SMSTS, Asbestos Awareness
  • Driving Licence

What's in it for you?

  • Salary - £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
  • Car allowance/compnay car
  • Statutory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance (after 12 months services)
  • Medical Health (after 12 months service)