Earthworks Contracts Manager

Recycling and Resource
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
21-07-2022 04:44 PM

Earthworks Contracts Manager
Agricultural Contracting
Salary up to £60,000

Astute are partnered with a long established, independent, family-owned business who offer services from Demolition to Plant Hire and Agricultural Contracting. Our client is looking for an established Contracts Manager to join their Agricultural team.

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

  • Attending site visits with clients (pre-start, during project and at final site sign off)
  • Prepare documents including RAMs, Phase Plan. Contribute to PQQs when required.
  • Assign, coordinate and supervise daily work activities for the Earthworks team (under instruction and guidance from the Earthworks and/or Agricultural Manager) and assume responsibility for completion. Raise any staff issues for resolution.
  • Work with clients to ensure our services meet all expectations and report exceptions to management and customers.
  • Ensure workloads are completed in the planned timescales and within set and agreed standard to ensure efficiency.
  • Any other duties as directed by the management team.

  • Skills & Qualifications
    We are looking for someone with the following:
  • Knowledge and experience of relevant machinery and site health and safety policies.
  • Excellent project management /time management/multi-tasking skills. The ability to reason logically within tight and conflicting timeframes.
  • Confident and effective people management skills. Working effectively in teams and co-operatively with others to achieve shared goals and optimise the contributions.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Experience in Earthworks and large projects

  • Salary & Package
    What's on offer for this exciting role:
  • Salary of up to £60,000
  • 20 days holiday plus BH, increasing over two years of service
  • Opportunity to work within a family-owned environment

  • How to Apply
    If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 209 and ask to speak to Gemma Harfield 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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