Contracts Manager

Operations · Newton Aycliffe, Durham
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor


Job Title                                  Contracts Manager

Reporting to               Regional Operations Manager

Depot                                      Newton Aycliffe, County Durham




You will oversee the planning and coordination of our schemes and be the main escalation point for the client/operatives and management. You will responsible for the organisation of works whilst ensuring the highest standards of safety, quality, and welfare of operatives. Supporting the successful completion of works within agreed timescales, budgets, and standards.


You will be primarily based in the Newton Aycliffe depot with national ‘Site-based’ requirements depending on our scheme.


A typical week might involve

  • Assisting the Regional Operations Manager with the day-to-day organisation of resources
  • Taking ownership of Contracts and planning the safe delivery of the scheme
  • Providing support to the Contracts Supervisors and assisting them in their delivery of schemes
  • Reviewing Operatives Progress/ Site Diaries and Signing off Timesheets
  • Attending client meetings
  • Line Manager duties: Appraisals, Pay Reviews, Confidential Discussions, Team development, Disciplinaries, Interviews.
  • Liaising with the on-site teams to update progress reports and feed the resource requirements into the Programme.
  • Flagging up additional works with the client and raising Early Warnings/ preparing the information for the Commercial team
  • Writing RAMS and preparing Health & Safety documentation. Ensuring the H&S procedures within the RAMS are then implemented on site.
  • Checking the material orders with the Procurement team and organising their deliveries to sites.
  • Document control. Comparing latest revision drawings against the tender documents and submitting the change in works information to the commercial team
  • Briefing Toolbox Talks and carrying out Site Safety Audits


As a rapidly growing business, no two days are ever the same so what you do will vary. The nature of our business and the pace we move at also means that priorities do change, and you will need to be comfortable with this.

apply if You are


  • Great at prioritising effectively, and able to deal with multiple responsibilities and deadlines
  • Experienced in Civils, Street Lighting, Technology Works, or Traffic Sign Contract Management
  • A strong communicator and able to build strong relationships with people at all levels
  • Details orientated and able to identify improvements needed
  • Great at managing your time effectively
  • Looking for a busy environment
  • A strong leader
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Willing to travel
  • A good team player

Why us?


We are a growing business, and we are doing big and exciting things. We are looking for like-minded people who want to grow with us and be part of our journey and in return, we offer a collaborative working environment where we encourage and support continuous improvement and career development.

We want applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life. We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and want to create a diverse workforce and inclusive environment free of discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to equal opportunities throughout employment, including remuneration, recruitment, training, and promotion of staff. We are dedicated to candidates being treated equally and assessed in accordance with their skills to perform the role we are recruiting for, and that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment or is unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. If there is anything you need to participate fully in the interview process, we want to help so please include it in your application. 


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  • Location
    Newton Aycliffe, Durham
  • Department
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  • Minimum Experience