Contracts Manager

Renewable Energy
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
15-12-2021 03:20 PM

Contracts Manager
Southampton - With occasional travel
Up to £50K + Bonus


Astute are looking for a Contracts Manager to join a major subsea technology provider to the offshore wind energy sector. This role will oversee the commercial and contractual management of projects from inception through to completion.

Managing a small commercial team consisting of Contracts Support Administrators, a Quantity Surveyor and, on occasion, some contractor staff. The Contracts Manager will provide coordination for all contractual matters with a focus on NEC contract frameworks.

This appointment would suit an individual who is look for the next step in their career in a role that would develop into a more senior position in the future.

Roles & Responsibilities
As the Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Manage a small commercial team
  • Coordinate all contractual matters through to close out
  • Provide support on claims for variations on contracts
  • Liaise with clients, subcontractors and internal departments as required
  • Cost reporting and forecasting
  • Provide monthly project reports to Senior Management

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for a Contracts Manager with the following:

  • Experience in a relevant industry such as utilities, infrastructure or Civils
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent communication and management skills
  • A good working knowledge of UK construction contracts with primary knowledge around NEC frameworks

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Basic salary up to £50K depending on experience
  • Company bonus up to 15%
  • Excellent benefits package

How to Apply
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02393 910473 and ask to speak to Stuart Clark who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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