Projects/Contracts Manager

A Projects/Contracts Manager is required in an established Structural Steel & Architectural Metalwork company based in Essex.

Job Overview:We are looking for a responsible and motivated person with good management skills to manage and oversee various size projects, from small building extension steelwork, staircases & gantries, mezzanine floors, refurbishment projects, bridges, advertising towers, and large industrial warehouse frames.
Key Responsibilities:

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 company 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 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 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.


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 is 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 license


£50k - £65k+ Depending on experience (+ pension)
Company vehicle
Great opportunity to move up the career ladder
Permanent position, can start ASAP
Additional training will be given to the right candidate

Please apply with your most up to date CV and you will be contacted.

  • Location: Wickford, England
  • Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Cornerstone Project Source Ltd
  • Posted: 08-May-2024
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