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Job Ref:  204638643
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Berkshire
City:  Reading
Post Code:  RG2
Salary:  £45000 - £50000/annum Excellent Company Benefits
08/10/2016 02:18
Contracts Manager - Reading - £45,000 - 50,000 + vehicle (BMW, Audi, Mercedes) and fuel card + Private Healthcare and other benefits
Excellent opportunity to join a large well-known construction that is winning tens of millions of £'s of work within the multi-utilities sector throughout the UK

Company Overview

A very large UK construction company, with multiple offices and depots all over the country. This company offers has interested in civils, construction, infrastructure, power transmission, and multi-utilities. Their multi-utility part of the business is rapidly growing, having won a series of large contracts over the past several years. The business has a turnover approaching £300M, and profits which are growing sharply year-on-year. They are investors in people, providing training and development, and the growth which allows for career advancement.

Role Outline

We're looking for a Contracts Manager to manage a portfolio of utilities projects. Typical project values are between £80,000 - £3.5M and the clients are typically large house-builders. They have a massive new housing development (1000+ homes) near Reading, installing; gas, water and electric for all homes. You will be the primary representative to the clients, responsible for the successful execution/delivery of projects safely, on time, within budget and to a high quality standard. You will also get involved in business development (bids/ tenders), and build strong professional relationships with clients. You will have the task of growing the businesses Southern base, hiring staff and ensuring continued growth.


Reporting directly into the Senior Contracts Manager.
Take responsibility for the successful delivery of projects.
Ensuring the Health and Safety of the site is paramount.
Responsible for a team of Site Managers, each with their own sites.
Ensuring works are carried out safely, to the right quality and being recorded.
Working with Business Development team to win work.
Liaising with Head Office, Clients, Local Authorities, etc.


Previous experience as Project Manager or Site Manager within utilities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

knowledge of; gas, water and power utilities.
Previous Experience as a Contracts Manager

£45 - £50k basic salary
Company Vehicle + Fuel card.
Mobile Phone

Key skills/other job titles - Contracts Manager, Operations Manager, Project Manager, Construction Manager.

Location - Reading

If you are interested in this position or would like to know more, please forward your CV or contact us in the following ways:

Simon O'Brien on (Apply online only).

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