Contracts Manager – Bristol – Central Roofing

Role: Contracts Manager
Responsible to: Director
Division: Group
Location: Bristol Office with the need to travel to site
Hours of work: 39 hours per week (Monday to Thursday – 8.00 am to 5.00 pm and Friday 8.00 am to 4.00 pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch)

Position – Contracts Manager

The Contracts Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of contract negotiations, obligations, and implementation. Including negotiating contracts, advising management, and supervising the implementation of contracts for optimal efficiency ensuring health, safety, environmental, and quality compliance is maintained and company procedures and objectives are adhered to.

The Contracts Manager will have a full understanding of the financial management of the contract from understanding the costs of the project and management of these to fulfill the business Gross and Net Margin requirements and the overall management of the valuation process through to invoice also responsible for invoice queries through to Debtors.

Key Competencies

Achieving Results
Analytical Thinking
Business Development
Building Relationships
Planning & Organising
Technical Expertise
Project and Change Management

Main Duties & Responsibilities 

In addition to the functions detailed below, employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required.

Successfully and profitably manage new contracts, ensuring all projects under your control meet the required specification, H&S compliance, and high standard of workmanship expected of the company
Planning of Contract from ordering materials and relevant plant to scheduling subcontractors and labour
Manage labour and materials on-site to enable the task to be delivered on time and endeavour to make higher than expected profit with minimum issues or problems
Ensure the correct material quantities are being allocated and laid on the roof to achieve manufactures specification requirements
Ensure all additional works have been documented and agreed in writing prior to work commencing and the written correspondence saved in the relevant file, ensuring the finance team is aware of the variation order when invoicing
Attend pre-start meetings with the sales team to enable systems of work and discuss any constraints that will have an effect on the contract
Set achievable productivity targets and monitor to ensure they are met to an acceptable standard
Compile checklists and status reports to keep all parties up to date on projects and save them to Officenet including progress and completed photos
Liaise with the client, proactively giving them up-to-date information/progress on the project and any proposed improvements to the original specification (ensuring all parties have agreed in writing prior to the change) and ensure the clients are satisfied with the project delivery
To ensure all snagging items are confirmed with the manufacturers/clients representative and are carried out before the handover meeting
Take note of potential customers and pass on information to the sales team where a lead has been established
Where required, manage supervisors and foremen under your control ensuring communication is clear, concise, and recorded where necessary
Lead your team by example, promoting values and development opportunities


Experience in managing projects in a similar industry
Good working knowledge of contract conditions, regulations, program and risk management, and cost control including forecasting, actual cost, and value reporting
A full UK Driving License
Previous experience in managing multiple sites
Ability to prioritise work to ensure tasks are completed within time constraints
Experience in influencing and coaching at all levels
IT proficient
The following qualifications/certificates are required but not essential as Central Group can provide this training: SMSTS, CSCS Card, 1st Aid at Work, Working at height, Hot Works, CISRS Scaffold Inspection, FASET Netting Inspection, and Asbestos Awareness

Personal Attributes

Able to work at height
Ability to organise workload effectively for the purpose of meeting deadlines
Able to demonstrate flexibility/versatility combined with initiative, drive, and ability to meet targets
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a wide variety of contacts
Excellent people management skills with the ability to influence and mentor
Able to work autonomously and flexibly, responding to business needs

Health & Safety

All employees have the duty to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of themselves, others, and the environment, including ensuring:

setting the highest possible standards of leadership in promoting H&S procedures and best practices
health & safety requirements and procedures are strictly enforced and adhered to both physical limitations and mental health issues are reported and dealt with appropriately

the H&S Manager is informed of any accidents or near misses on site or any other H&S matters that the whole business can learn from
you participate in training and development activities as appropriate and assist the safety team to ensure you are skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced to perform the tasks set
you follow company policies and procedures and report any deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment

Equality & Diversity 

You will conduct yourself in a manner which demonstrates ‘equality’ in the workplace, including:

respecting peers and valuing people as individuals
ensuring the workplace is free from discrimination
respecting choice and everyone’s right to have their own beliefs
showing appreciation of ‘diversity’ through the added value of individual differences and various experiences


Central Roofing Group may amend this job description in whole or part at any time
Committed to working for an employer that values diversity and equal opportunities
Willing to undertake additional training or vocational qualifications as required, including annual training and DBS checks


To apply, please call 01432 354 000, email, or visit the Central Roofing website.


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