Mechanical Contracts Manager

Mechanical Contracts Manager
Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

The role of the Mechanical Contracts Manager will be pivotal to our client’s ongoing growth and success. It is an opportunity to forge a long-term career path within a company that is loyal and rewarding to its employees. The position is for a long-term contract within Education and the job role will include:

  • Liaising, negotiating and relationship-building with clients and consultants on an ongoing basis
  • Delivery of long-term public sector Measured Term Contracts (MTC), including healthcare, education, fire service, councils and government buildings
  • Responsibility for delivering multiple small works projects running simultaneously whilst ensuring quality and client satisfaction within the agreed timeframe
  • Procurement, ordering and delivery of material on time
  • Procurement and management of subcontractors 
  • Supervising and managing labour allocation and resources 
  • Working in partnership with the Contract Quantity Surveyor to control all aspects of financial management of the contract, including control of WIP, submission of accurate accounts and control of costs
  • Working alongside the other Contract Managers and Supervisors in planning, scheduling and carrying out works

Behaviour Expected:

  • Self-starter
  • Positive in all dealings with the directors, management team and staff
  • Demonstrate sound technical awareness
  • Commercial awareness
  • Organised and structured in planning their approach to their own personal work assignments and that of the other members of their team
  • Detailed care and attention to every detail of a project
  • Understanding our client’s needs and building lasting relationships from this understanding
  • Strong attention to detail for quality and H&S processes
  • Innovative and forward-thinking approach to each project
  • Courtesy and respect for each team member
  • Good personal organisation, honesty, communication, ownership, reliability and dependability 
  • Praise and recognition of individuals and the team for a job well done

Essential Criteria:

  • The applicant should be a fully qualified Plumber/Heating Engineer.
  • The applicant should have experience as a Contracts Supervisor or Manager 
  • Experience in managing a team 
  • Working knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation
  • Experience in commercial and industrial sectors
  • IT literate, e.g. proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel or similar
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate good team ethos
  • Full driving licence

Desirable Criteria:

Whilst not essential, it would be advantageous for the candidate to have:

  • Previous experience in a Contracts Manager role
  • Experience in working with Measured Term Contracts (MTC rates)
  • Use of specialised software packages such as Amtech or AutoCAD software

The Company Offers:

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities 
  • Working alongside experts in their field
  • Health cash plan including compensation for dentistry and optical well-being
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Additional holiday increase with length of service 
  • Team building and activity days
  • Monthly employee value-based recognition award – monetary gift
  • Health, wellbeing and Social Calendar of events 
  • Long service awards

As part of the “Day-to-Day” nature of this demanding and exciting role, it is of equal importance that the candidate:

  • Discuss and promote other niche services with clients and consultants that the company can provide to maximise opportunities.
  • Shows ability to manage and deal with multi-tasking and heavy workloads, so prioritising is important.
  • Be willing to attend seminars and courses where required.

We are a Responsible Body for AccessNI. A disclosure check will be undertaken; however, a criminal record will not necessarily bar obtaining this role. Our policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request.


For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryContract, Permanent
Start DateImmediate
DurationLong Term Contract
SalaryCompetitive Salary
ContactMichaela Francis

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