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Contracts Manager

Fairford Associates
Bristol, South West England, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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My privately owned South Wales based client were formed in 2009 and provides daily and specialist cleaning services to commercial and private sector workplaces throughout Wales and the South West of England their clients include local authorities, education establishments, manufacturing facilities and several Fire and ambulance services. They currently have a turnover of circa £4m (grown entirely through organic growth), employ over 400 operatives on client sites and have a long serving and knowledgeable senior management team. Due to continued company growth I am working in partnership with them to find a Contracts Manager to join this vibrant, energetic and expanding organisation to manage an allocated portfolio of contracts efficiently & successfully centred on the Bristol area.
Main Duties & Responsibilities for the Contracts Manager role:
* Regularly liaise with client to ensure they are fully satisfied with the service provided.
* Have complete ownership for allocated contracts ensuring standards & specifications are both met and
* exceeded via regular inspection and monitoring activities.
* Work with site supervisors and cleaners regularly to build and maintain a good working relationship, ensuring all duties are being conducted in line with specifications and satisfactorily to company standards.
* Recruitment to ensure contracts are fully manned at all times.
* Identify and co-ordinate staff training requirements
* Ensure cleaners are fully equipped at all times to perform the duties required of them.
* Management of materials issued to and used on your portfolio of contracts.
* Calculation of employee wages for processing by payroll by instructed deadlines.
* Deal with disciplinary issues in line with company procedures in conjunction with Office Manager and MD.
* Develop existing business as opportunities arise.
* Communicate regularly with all employees of the business throughout all levels of the operation.
* Any other duties required by the Line Manager.
Personal qualities required for the Contracts Manager role
* A good standard of literacy and ability to complete numerical analysis functions on a daily basis
* Ability to use mobile phone, tablet and PC for e-mail, Word and Excel functions, and use of our suite of management software packages
* Experience of working as a commercial cleaning Contracts Manager
* The ability to both build and manage teams
* Good interpersonal skills with ability to develop/sustain relationships with a wide variety of people both within/external to the organisation.
* Excellent communication skills
* The ability to manage the process of change by persuading and influencing individuals and teams to adopt new work patterns, ideas and corporate initiatives.
* Excellent analytical skills as evidenced by the ability to solve problems logically and make appropriate decisions.
* The ability to respond positively to changes in the working environment and to deal effectively with work pressures when they arise.
* Demonstrate the ability to develop both themselves and afford such opportunities to those working under their guidance
The company have developed a longer term career and salary path for their Contracts Manager role which would see increased salary in subsequent years of employment based on the successful achievement of KPIs and area growth.
Salary dependent on experience but will be highly competitive, 25 days holiday (2 days must be taken over the Christmas period), NEST pension. Naturally a company vehicle, mobile phone and tablet are provided.
We do try to reply to each application personally, however as you can appreciate we receive a high number of applications for each role we handle and it is not always possible to do this. Therefore if we do not contact you within seven days your application for this particular role has not been successful. However we have retained your CV and we will advise you of future roles that may be of interest. Fairford Associates operates as an Employment Agency introducing work-seekers to client employers for direct employment by those employers
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