Contracts Manager - 5* Residential Developer

£70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + Health Care
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Edward Lee
Job Type

My client are in need of a very strong decision maker who is used to running large scale developments, with great experience in traditional build structures.

Client Details

The client is a nationally recognised 5* House builder and this role will be specifically located in Cambridge. The business has built upon their strengths of building high quality homes. From one bedroom apartments high quality 5 bedroom houses, they pride themselves on understanding the aspirations of all our buyers, not just in the type of home that suits your needs, but in the environment in which you want to live.


This position will play a key role within the business, essential professional and personal qualities are:

*To be a positive and inspirational leader who actively engages with his workforce to enhance the productivity of the project

*Leading various sites, with a fully integrated and dynamic relationship between design, construction and commercial activities.

*Demonstrate a positive 'can-do' attitude at all times whilst understanding the impact of decisions on all aspects of the project.

*To fully understand design / procurement / construction / completion planning, programming and progress reporting.

*To report openly and honestly at all times, acknowledging problems, analyzing and providing seeking solutions

*Liaising with clients, professional staff including sub-contractors and the general public.

*Supervising Project Managers, Site Managers, contractors and internal staff on a daily basis.


The successful applicant will have to be able to demonstrate an ability to multiple schemes and have a track record of delivering projects on time. You will have strong experience of working closely with customers offering excellent customer care while representing the brand and be familiar with the requirements of the NHBC.

It is essential to have strong understanding of UK building regulations as well as a background in residential construction techniques.

Applicants must have recent experience working for a residential developer in long term or permanent capacity.

Job Offer

£80,000 for the right candidate. Whilst an additional package made up of a car allowance, pension and additional benefits.