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Simon Cross has been providing me with a recruitment service for temporary staff for almost 10 years through both his own current business and his previous employer.

Simon James - Area Manager - Warings Contractors Limited

Contracts Manager

Job Ref HJ//5679
Location Kent
Type Permanent
Salary 70K + Car Allowance + Package + Bonus 15%
Consultant Simon Cross


Our client are a main contractor who operate in the food retail sector.  They are currently recruiting for a Contract Manager on a permanent basis.  Projects are a mix of small new builds, extensions and refurbishments.  The successful candidate would look after a geographical area which of Kent + Sussex.

This is Very much a client facing role, the successful candidate would be required to work from the Midlands office on a Monday, giving them a chance to meet with the Directors and run through any pressing items and coordinate with other Contract Managers.

Working closely with the client on Site acquisitions, planning approvals, scoping projects up, programming the schemes with a Site Manager on each project reporting in.  Supporting the site manager in the delivery, attending site meetings and backing up the Manage. Site set up, procurement through to delivery of schemes.  Likely to have 4 projects ranging in value up to £2M in value in various stages of progress at any time.  Projects to include New Build, Extensions, Refurbishments & Fit Outs.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing multiple projects concurrently, delivered fast track schemes.  It is NOT essential to have food retail experience, they will consider other backgrounds, such as Leisure, no food retail etc.  It is essential to have worked for a main contractor, carrying out the functions listed above

With an annual turnover of circa £100M, the company has a strong pipeline of work for the next 2 years minimum, working closely specifically with one Retailer.

£70K + package on offer. 

Very important, the successful candidate will ONLY be expected to work a 5 day week.

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