Assistant Contracts Manager

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Assistant Contracts Manager – Co. Down

Cpl are sourcing for an Assistant Contracts Manager on behalf of leading local success story with a base in Co. Down, who due to continuing growth, wish to add to their Commercial team. The role is based at the Company’s head office in Newry, Co. Down and will involve international travel. The successful Applicant will play a key support role for the Contracts Managers and will become part of a dynamic, award winning company which places particular emphasis on Investment in People.

He/ She will exhibit drive and enthusiasm and will play an integral part in delivering Contracts to the highest standard, with the added benefit of having the opportunity to develop their career.

The Role:

  • Assisting the Contracts Department, and in particular the Contracts Manager, in the delivery of the contract to include liaising with other departments within the Company
  • Assisting the Contracts Department and in particular the Contracts Manager, to ensure that the correct manpower is allocated to the contracts
  • Requisitioning & measuring quantities of materials & sourcing alternatives as required
  • Checking materials received on site to ensure no shortfalls/errors in deliveries
  • Assisting in the management and performance of off location contracts
  • Assisting in the production of a programme / schedule for the contract and reporting back to the contract’s manager, at agreed intervals, marking up progress
  • Assisting in the management of contract variations to support the Contracts Manager
  • Travelling off site to work for a period of time at destinations both within and outside the UK, if and when required.
  • Making full use of your communication, negotiating, influencing, analysing, problem solving, planning and organising skills
  • All other duties as required and directed by management which would reasonably fall within the job title.

Personal Specification:

  • Educated to Degree level with at least 2 years previous experience working in a construction related industry with knowledge of contracts delivery
  • Good computer literacy including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Must be prepared to undertake extensive travel as part of the role

Apply now by clicking the Apply button or email me (Richard) for more information Or call me 02890 725 632 to discuss in confidence!

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Richard Gowdy

Recruitment Consultant 02890725632 / 07387417278
  • Salary: 25000 - 35000
  • Location:Newry
  • Type:Permanent
  • Category:Construction