Contracts Manager

06-07-2022 09:01 PM

Contracts Manager

Competitive Salary

Southampton, Hampshire

Astute are proudly partnered with a leading specialist in the production of both electrical and optical fibre cables for telecoms and energy use. We are looking for a contracts manager to support within their high voltage UK business.

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

  • Working with projects both from a commercial and contractual preceptive from start to finish, working alongside the project delivery team to ensure objectives are hit.
  • Managing a team, varying from quantity surveyors to administration
  • Developing procurement and commercial strategies to ensure value for money
  • Working closely with clients, internal staff, and subcontractors to make them aware of contractual requirements on different projects.
  • Produce monthly report to key managers
  • Working closely with procurement and bids to provide feedback on costing issues and cost saving opportunities.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Commercial experience
  • Problem solving & negotiation skills
  • Experience of working with construction contracts
  • Previous background in budget & cost management
  • Excellent IT Skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Short travel to UK and European based plants and customer sites.

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension (4% employee/ 8% employer)
  • 39 hrs per week
  • 25 days + BH

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 03333 074 887 and ask to speak to Maddy Smith 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.

Become part of something great

A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.

I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!