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Contracts Manager leading to Associate Director – Preston

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    2 years ago
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    Contract Manager
  • Deadline:
    January 26, 2023
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Contracts Manager leading to Associate Director


Our client are looking for someone to fill the position of Contracts Manager leading to Associate Director at their Head Office based in the Preston. This position involves the liaison with Clients, designing and tendering site investigations, the organisation and management of all the work in the North West, supervision of sub-contract drilling crews and junior staff. This is a prestigious position which for the right person will lead to becoming an Associate Director with a profit sharing bonus scheme. This would be suited to a person who prefers the more fast paced contracting side of geotechnical/geo-environmental side of the industry.


The client are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable and charismatic Contracts Manager to run, manage and develop, all contracting works in the North West.


The prestigious position as Contracts Manager of an established company with an excellent reputation within the industry comes with an attractive salary. With good performance and exemplary progress, the role will quickly lead to becoming Associate Director with a profit sharing bonus scheme with no limits on your earnings.


The role will suit an ambitious, confident, commercially aware person with the drive and knowledge to take the company forward from its current healthy position. The position will be based at our Head Office in Preston, Lancashire, where you will manage a team of Engineers during site works, from the office.


To understand the role and requirements, the person would ideally have the following:-

• A degree in Civil Engineering, Engineering Geology, Geology or related subjects.

• Have Chartered status or be close to Chartered status.

• A minimum of 7 years experience within the Ground Investigation industry.

• A minimum of 3 years experience in the senior overall management of ground investigation contracts including: liaison with clients, design of investigations, tendering (including frameworks), organisation of sub contractors, drilling crews, plant, machinery, equipment etc., ICC and NEC Contracts and final bill measurement.

• Extensive knowledge and experience on all aspects of Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental report writing.

• Fully conversant with BS5930/Eurocode 7 and be fully competent at supervising drilling crews on site, trial pitting, logging soils, rock and chalk strata, installation and monitoring of gas/groundwater standpipes and other instrumentation, in-situ testing (CBRs, plate bearing tests, BRE Digest 365 soakaway tests, etc.), contaminated land, removal of soil waste, etc.

• Full UK drivers licence


The position involves the day to day organisation, co-ordination, supervision and undertaking of the company’s workload. This includes all aspects: liaison with and advising clients, design of investigations, tendering, contract documentation, organisation/supervision of sub contractors and technical staff, management of site works, production of laboratory testing schedules, final bill measurement, etc.


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