06 February 2018

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Contracts Manager

(Landscaping Services)

Location: Blackburn

Salary: £32,930 - £37,179 pa

Hours: Permanent, Full time – 37 hours/week 

Benefits: 27 days holiday per year, rising to 32 after 5 full years service, + 8 bank holidays, company stakeholder pension scheme, healthcare package with Simply Health

Closing date: Friday 23rd February 2018

Interview date: Friday 3rd March 2018

Are you a Contracts Manager with experience of managing landscape build projects and securing work? If so we have a great opportunity for you to join our team at Newground based in Blackburn, Lancashire, an award winning CIC and a member of the Together Housing Group. You will manage a wide range of landscaping work carried out in the North of England including but not limited to; play areas, park improvements, public realm work, neighbourhood improvements & school grounds. In addition there is also a bespoke design & build service.

As a core part of the role the successful applicant will be securing tenders & commissions and then managing a programme of landscaping construction projects & environmental improvement services.

Our Contracts Manager’s normal day to day duties will likely include;

Managing projects to time and to budget – including production of delivery plans, monitoring project progress and spend and preparing certificates for payment / invoices
Securing work - through completing tender documents and bills of quantities and prepare quotes for landscape work

Promoting our landscape services - through effective sales networking and maintaining positive relationships with clients

The ideal applicant will have the following skills & experience;

Experience in the management of programmes of landscape construction projects
Experience in the pricing of commercial tenders and preparing schedules of work & quotes

Experience of promoting landscape services and dealing directly with clients
Knowledge of construction site health & safety
Knowledge of material & construction specifications

A copy of the full job description and person specification can be accessed here. 

Due to the nature of this role, a full driving license is required as well as access to your own vehicle for work purposes.

In return we can offer you a great place to work, a fantastic team and the ability to progress in-house.

To apply for the role please click here


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