Painting and Decorating Contract Manager

  • Location
    Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Category
    Construction and Property - Contracts Manager
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 40000 - £ 45000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

We are recruiting for a Contract Manager to manage a team of Painters and Decorators to work in Leicester although the role will involve site visits across the Midlands to work as part of a team, you will be supported by the office team, my client will consider a candidate who has worked as a Painter and Decorator who would like to change direction and take a step up and manage a team from the office as the Contract Manager you will oversee the contract including the estimating to ensure everything runs smoothly and to time.

As the Contract Manager your working hours will be Monday - Friday 7.30am - 5pm however there is some flexibility regarding hours on this role and will include an out of office phone just in case clients need you as a matter of urgency

As the Contract Manager each day will be different and you will need to manage your time effectively, so you must have a flexible approach as your duties

Managing Health and safety and risk assessment

Contract meeting with clients and delivering regular updates

Estimating costs and sending out quotes

Setting and managing targets and budgets

Coordinating the team of painters and decorators

Managing a variety of contracts, for clients in the commercial sector

Ensuring contracts maintained to budget

To be successful in the role of Contract Manager we are looking for the following

The ability to work to deadlines

Previous building/trade experience within the commercial sector.

Good communication skills to respond promptly and positively to requests

The position will require you to work independently (as well as within a team) so self-motivation is very important

Basic computer skills is required especially in Microsoft suite.

Clean UK driving Licence

Once successful in the role as the Contract Manager you will get a company car or car allowance, bonus, free parking and paid holidays

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