Contracts Manager

We are currently seeking a Contracts Manager to work closely with our planning and project management teams to ensure the successful completion and handover of projects. The Contracts Manager will oversee construction programs, identify potential value engineering options, and coordinate with site managers to ensure the smooth and strong delivery of all projects. They will also be responsible for supervising all labour and subcontractors on-site, ensuring that all work is completed to a high standard.

To be considered for this position, it is essential to have prior experience in shop fitting and refurbishment. Most of our projects involve the fit-out of bars and kitchens in restaurants and stadia, so prior experience in these areas would be advantageous. Experience working on multi-million-pound commercial or hotel facilities would also be beneficial.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the leisure fit out and refurbishment industries, with a particular focus on high-spec fit-outs. Attention to detail is crucial in this role as we pride ourselves on maintaining a strong reputation nationwide.


  • Reporting to the Managing Director you will be responsible for the full running of the site
  • Smooth handover with all internal staff involved with projects
  • Management of subcontractors
  • Health and safety supervision
  • Attend and lead project meetings with clients, owners, representatives, colleagues, sub-trades, contractors, and other project stakeholders
  • Ensuring that formal instructions are received from clients at all times for all required and additional works
  • Ensuring the preparation of final accounts with all associated documentation for swift agreement with the client in a such a way as to maximise profitability and cashflow
  • Ensuring that all variations are claimed
  • Ensuring all retentions are claimed
  • Knowledge & understanding of our obligations under the terms of the building contract
  • Ensuring that the terms and conditions of the contractor’s orders are agreed
  • Liaising with the client to ensure a smooth and on-time completion


  • Full UK driving licence
  • Have a minimum of 5 - 10 years continuous experience within a similar role
  • Experience working on medium to high value hospitality and leisure projects
  • Main contractor background ideally with significant experience with design and build fit outs
  • Ability to travel when required throughout the UK to attend site visits and project meetings
  • Lives within commutable distance within the North-West
  • Working knowledge of JCT Contracts
  • Understanding of M&E installations desirable
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Computer literate and fully conversant with MS Word / Excel / Outlook


  • Salary £50k - £55k negotiable
  • Car allowance £550 per month
  • Hours 40 basic but will be required to work more when required
  • Company pension
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Health care cover


If you are interested in this role, please send your details and your CV to or call Denise Jones on 0161 684 7879 to discuss the role further.

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