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Projects/Contracts Manager – Structural & Architectural Steelwork

Contracts Manager
Posted 2 months ago

Position Available: Projects/Contracts Manager – Structural & Architectural Steelwork

Company Name: Assesmont Group Ltd

Location: Wickford, Essex

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Job Description:

Permanent position.
Salary: £50k – £65k+ (negotiable depending upon experience) + company vehicle
Company Pension
Great prospects

We are a well-established specialist steelwork fabricator and supplier of Structural and Architectural Steelwork including Steel framed Buildings, General Building Steels, Balustrades, Staircases, Handrails and secondary steelwork, from design through to fabrication, site delivery and erection.
We have increased in size two-fold in the last two years and are looking for an experienced steelwork Projects/Contracts Manager to expand our team and cope with the influx of work.
This is a long-term position with excellent prospects for the right candidate.

We are looking for a responsible, motivated person with good management skills, to join the growing business based in Wickford, Essex, managing and overseeing projects.
The successful candidate will be managing various size projects, from small building extension steelwork, staircases & gantries, mezzanine floors, refurbishment projects, bridges, advertising towers, and large industrial warehouse frames.

~ Overseeing and organizing works from tender to completion with key members of the team.
~ Continuous monitoring of works to ensure works are undertaken within budget.
~ Monitoring of variation works, making sure costs agreed prior to starting works.
~ Manage work programmes and manpower to maintain productivity.
~ Manage and monitor supply chain to ensure works are delivered correctly & on time.
~ Liaising with clients to ensure works are delivered correctly & on time.
~ Day to day running of the workshop and site works with other Assesmont Management.
~ Manage site fitting contractors in delivering a consistent service to time, safety, quality and cost, ensuring clients expectations are met in full.
~Ability to liaise with other Assesmont workers and clients to completion of works.
~ Implementing new ideas to enable smooth running of works, both in the workshop and on site.
~ Must have a knowledge of UK-CA steelwork requirements.
~ Organize Assesmont workers, ensuring training is up to date, and all procedures are followed.
~ Assist the sales team in the tendering process where required.
~ Ability to communicate face to face, via emails and through reports to senior management every day, regarding job status and labour requirements.
~ Ability to order steelwork and fixings efficiently and correctly by ensuring items and drawings are checked prior to order and then scheduled in for delivery dates that meet labour requirements.
~ Ability to send emails with no prompting from management, chasing RFI’s, backing up verbal discussions and keeping the client updated on progress and variations.

Qualifications and/or Experience Required:
~ Minimum of 2 years Projects/Contracts Management experience on site and in a fabrication workshop.
~ Previous experience in Structural and Architectural steel fabrication; and site work a necessity.
~ Good communication and organisational skills
~ Computer literate and conversant with Microsoft Outlook, Excel & Word.
~ While not a requirement for the role, a time served Fabricator / Welder with management experience would be ideal.
~ Full driving licence.

Excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

Please send an email or CV to we will endeavour to reply to you within 48 hours or alternatively contact Joe Hammond on 01268 733582 or 07706 609472.

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