Contract Manager - Ground Engineering

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11 August 2017
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Job Description

MRG are working with a market leader of ground engineering and geo-structural solutions to recruit a Contract Manager to oversee projects across London and the South East.  Based out of North West London, the Contract Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Delivering complex foundations, ground engineering and geotechnical projects up to £5m
  • Management of Site Agents to ensure work is progressing on time and to budget
  • Regularly liaising with clients to ensure work is carried to out to meet their needs
  • Working closely with the in-house design team.
  • Maintaining net margins and a high level of client satisfaction.
  • Directing all projects and contracts with a hands-on approach
  • Developing and implementing Strategic Plans ensuring that all goals are either achieved or bettered with an emphasis upon service delivery; to effectively manage all activities with regard to operations, construction, staff, quality, health and safety and business planning.
  • Working with the commercial team to ensure effective cash flow management.
  • Holding regular review meetings with the Site Agents in developing a proactive focus upon quality, overheads, man power, programming as well as organisation and delivery aspects.
  • Developing the supply chain and sub-contractor partnering process where necessary to improve upon existing terms if possible.
  • Chairing regular meetings with staff to discuss progress as well as providing the Major Projects Manager with reports
  • Supervision of the contract works ensuring the works are carried out correctly, efficiently, safely and in accordance with the specifications.

The successful Contract Manager must have a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent as well as experience in delivering ground engineering projects.  You will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of foundations, piling, basements or groundworks.

Please apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Izzie Walder on 020 8892 0115. 

If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you, please browse the other vacancies on our website. We are specialists in Civils Recruitment and have a range of posts available. We also welcome speculative applications.


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