Trainee Contracts Coordinator / Manager

  • Location
    Wincanton, Somerset
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Project Support
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Do you have experience in construction and you are keen to secure an office based role? Are you able to utilise the knowledge you have gained on site to coordinate contracts? If so, this is an exciting opportunity for you!

JOB TITLE: Trainee Contracts Coordinator / Manager

LOCATION: Wincanton, Somerset

HOURS: 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

SALARY: £25K - £30K PA DOE

THE COMPANY: A growing and leading water feature and irrigation specialist, producing and installing projects from corporate, municipal and private clients across the UK and Ireland.

BENEFITS: 20 days holiday plus bank holidays - accruing holiday up to 23 days, company contributory pension scheme, company sick pay, free parking, development opportunities. Lovely offices and the opportunity to be part of a fun and friendly team.

THE ROLE: You will be a key team player and work closely with the contract management team to assist with all operations of the contract fulfilment process. Industry specific in-house training will be provided.


  • Liaising with Clients/Site staff on a daily basis.

  • Assisting with planning and organising projects from start to handover - preparing job start packs, progressing material & plant orders, coordinating site deliveries.

  • Liaising with suppliers and sub-contractors.

  • Assisting with the successful delivery of projects on time and within budget.

  • Producing / updating project documentation - preparing and issuing of contract completion documents, providing estimates for contract variations / additional works.

  • Collating H&S / Site welfare / RAMS administration.

  • Site visits with Contracts Managers.


  • Good working knowledge of the construction / manufacturing industry with the ambition to move into an office based position to coordinate contracts in a support capacity, leading to a potential contract management role.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. IT literate and willing to learn new skills.

  • A methodical and organised working manner in order to assist with moving projects forward.

HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested in this position please apply online, or email your CV to or call Debbie on 01823 285440.

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