Contracts Manager

    Employer Chestnut Homes

    Location Lincolnshire

    Industry Construction

    Contract Full Time

    Job Type Permanent

    Deadline 31/08/2020


    Chestnut Homes are one of the leading new home developers in Lincolnshire. We enjoy an enviable reputation for building quality new homes on attractive well-designed developments, varying in size from 50 units up to 500 units. The company continues to grow in a planned and sustainable way, and we are looking to appoint a driven and ambitious Contracts Manager to help us deliver our ambitions.

    Working very closely with the Construction Manager, you will help the Site Managers deliver the company’s expanding development programme across the county in a planned and effective manner. The role will be wide & varied, but will include the following: –

    Roles & Responsibilities: –

    Via regular site visits; attending meetings, and working closely with Site Managers, ensure that: –

    • Sites are working to agreed Health & Safety standards, and are functioning in a safe and controlled manner
    • Developments are well presented
    • Material stock levels are appropriate, and handling/storage is controlled
    • Works are protected
    • Site office and welfare facilities are appropriate and well maintained
    • Construction quality meets NHBC and the company’s agreed standards
    • Monitor work in progress
    • The company’s operating systems are being adhered to
    • All construction works are well planned and organised to meet the company’s build and sales targets
    • Sites have adequate levels of labour to meet the Build Programme
    • Plant and equipment is regularly inspected and serviced and is fit for purpose
    • Working with Head Office, all roads and sewers are installed and adopted in a timely manner
    • All mains and services are available on site to meet the company’s build programme
    • All works and strategies in relation to ecology, archaeology etc. are correctly implemented and concluded
    • All sites are effectively set-up and effectively managed

    In addition: –

    • Carry out Site and Plot Inspections, and Site Audits and action any required items
    • Carry out staff appraisals
    • Produce regular production/monitoring reports etc. for Head Office use
    • Verification of weekly timesheets
    • Processing of weekly information received back from sites
    • Generally assisting the senior construction staff as required to ensure sites run smoothly & effectively
    • Logging & recording of plant movements etc.

    Experience & Attributes required: –

    • Ability to lead, motivate and empower
    • Ability to work as part of a busy team, but also be confident in your own ability & decision making
    • Proven experience in a similar role
    • Excellent health and safety and construction knowledge
    • Excellent organisational skills
    • Excellent oral and written skills
    • Commercially aware
    • Good IT skills
    • Be punctual, hardworking, reliable, and have a very positive attitude
    • Clean driving licence

    Qualifications: –

    • SMSTS
    • CSCS Card – Manager
    • First Aid at Work
    • NVQ Level 5 or 6
    • IOSH Managing Safely

    Further training will be arranged as required

    This role will suit a Contracts Manager with considerable experience in the residential developments sector; however, applications from very experienced Site Managers who wish to progress their careers would be welcome.

    This is a full-time position offering a very competitive salary, and a good benefits package.

    If you would like the opportunity to join our expanding and progressive business, we would like to hear from you. We have an enviable track record in retaining and developing staff, so if you would like to become part of our successful team, please get in touch!