Jobs Description

  • Contracts Manager, 40 hours per week
  • Contracts Manager
  • United Kingdom
  • £20-£25k
  • February 1, 2019
  • February 1, 2019
  • March 1, 2019

Post:  Contracts Manager (Full Time position, 40 hrs per week)
Responsible for: Delivery of agreed projects
Hours : 40hrs, Mon-Fri
Salary: £20-£25k
Company Benefits: 21 days annual leave, corporate gym membership, Perkbox scheme, childcare vouchers, contributions to company pension scheme

Main Purpose:  Responsibility for the smooth running of projects, including the management of the installations diary, all elements of quality control and safety, and the management of all budgets and staffing associated with the projects, including sub-contractors,

Key Tasks:

  • Liaise with site agents and project managers on site, ensuring effective communication and good working relationships.
  • Liaise with main contractor to establish a programme of works, providing relevant departments in the business with updates as programme develops/changes.
  • Review contractual information thoroughly paying particular attention to all work-related clauses (access, PPE, site conditions, liquidated damages etc), ensuring the projects are managed in accordance with our obligations.
  • Attend pre-start meetings where required, relaying all information to the sales rep and updating order acknowledgements to include all pre-site visit info as required (access etc).
  • Agree pre-defined budgets for labour and overtime (inc. Travel and accommodation) manage the project within these pre-defined budgets notifying the business where these are not going to be met and why.
  • Liaise with site agents to ensure timely receipt of materials on site, prompt access to rooms and floor sign off within agreed timescales.
  • Critically review snagging for Chargeable/non-chargeable issues. Providing feedback to individuals should poor workmanship arise.
  • Conduct a post works analysis of all projects within two weeks of their completion.

Installation Teams

  • Assign project works to fitters on a daily basis, providing a daily worksheet.
  • Assist fitters with problems that arise on site.
  • Escalate issues if they can’t be overcome when on site.
  • Ensure timely arrival and departure on site for works.
  • Use discretion to visit site where issues arise, to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Assign works ensuring worksheets and all relevant paperwork are issued and returned in a timely manner.
  • Monitor fitters to ensure timely arrival and departure on jobs.
  • Ensure sub-contractors are issued with appropriate contracts and company standard T&C’s. Any deviation is to be approved by a director.
  • Ensure and record that all Sub-contractors have the appropriate certificates and insurances before they engage in works on Abbey Glass’ behalf.


  • Plan works and maintain overall responsibility for the works scheduled into the diary.
  • Customer contact to be maintained updating diary/procurement/sales rep where programme changes are seen.
  • Confirm all paperwork has been returned in a timely manner and is to the company expected standards. All measures are clearly defined and clearly annotated.
  • Ensure all jobs have a risk assessment carried out, with the appropriate records retained.
  • Ensure that all fitters are in uniform and have the appropriate PPE on at all times.
  • Responsibility for training and development of all fitters to ensure that they meet the requirements of the project.
  • Responsibility for fitters having up to date certifications before entering site (SSSTS, CSCS, Asbestos Certification etc.).
  • Monitor performance metrics and behaviours and update BreatheHR with evidence.
  • Pre-approve overtime and submit overtime sheet to finance on a timely basis.
  • Manage and submit Credit Card reports with associated receipts to finance on a timely basis.
  • Monitor fuel usage relevant to mileage travelled by the installation team. Managing any parking fines that arise.
  • Ensure all accommodation for the installation team and sub-contractors are booked in the most cost-effective way.


  • Hold weekly meetings with the Installation Manager to update on installation teams, personal development reviews, site issues, project progress.
  • Work closely with all departments to maintain and deliver project works.
  • Where fitting errors occur, provide feedback to individuals on site or in a one to one setting.
  • Where an installer’s behaviour/performance is unacceptable, escalate to the Installations Manager.


Carry out any other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time by the company.