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Contracts Manager

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Heaton Norris, Borough of Stockport
Salary Description:
£35000 - £45000/annum Plus car or car allowance
08 Oct 2018
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Our client is a highly successful manufacturing/ Installations business from designing to manufacturing to installing Nationwide they have been established for over 50 years.

Manage all aspects of the contract – from a confirmed sale to (and including) pre-contract meeting and producing the program. Including project management with the Off-Site Project Manager, Liaising with the client and ensuring total client satisfaction.

Specific Responsibilities
Authorisation of installer individual time sheets on a weekly basis. This is to be completed on a Monday morning and passed to accounts for processing. Times need to be checked against the vehicle tracker information for verification. The tracker also needs checking for erratic driver use, speeding, out of hours use especially private use which is not authorised.
• Expenses – Authorising weekly installation expenses including claim forms and validation of receipts.
• Van inspections – inspect vans on a weekly basis ensuring that the correct form is completed by the team leader. Inspect vans on an ad-hoc basis while completing onsite inspections. This includes the 2 pool vans used by support and estimating.
• Health & Safety in the factory – Ensure that installers are complying with working practices including RAMS and PPE.
• Planning of installations with production every Friday at production and planning meetings. Schedule team and locations looking at location/stopovers/hotels/working hours/travel hours. Anything over 2.5 hours travel requires review.
• Ensure installers take the correct paperwork and return paperwork, correctly filled in.
• Complete installer grievance & disciplinary issues in line with the Company policy..
• Authorisations of installer’s holidays.
• Working with the On-Site Project Manager with all Communication from a site, any issues need reporting to the admin office immediately. This includes traffic issues, electricians, and installation issues.
• Managing Installer training with Office Admin and the Assistant Contracts Manager – ensuring records are up to date inc Asbestos, CSCS, First Aid, Face Fit, PASMA.
• Manage the vans with Admin re service MOT etc
• Review Site Installation procedures with Sales Director and Assistant Contracts manager and ensure they are up-to-date and suitable.
• Inspection of a product before it leaves the Factory for a site – using the approved form.
• Working with the Off-Site Project Manager, programming in - Installer (including sub-contractors) snagging, to ensure all snagging gets complete in a timely manner.
• Working with the Off-Site Project Manager Installers KPI’s
• Working with the Off-Site Project Manager Installer - One to Ones – appraisals – Form sent needs to be completed min once a year.
• Working with the Off-Site Project Manager Review Risk Assessments/Method Statement & COSHH for installation.
• Controlling - overnight allowances.
• Controlling - waste return from site to be disposed of in the correct manner including van debris
• Managing the Installers when at the Factory, including; keeping the Goods Out area to be kept tidy; ie return of materials from the site including booking back in.
• Uniforms – make sure installers are dressed appropriately and in uniform

Interfaces with:
1 reported: Assistant Contracts Manager
Managing Director, Sales Director, Operations Manager, Senior Management, Design Office, Installation Teams, Accounts Department and Customers.

Additional Responsibilities
Any other reasonable duties as required

40 Hours per week
SSP scheme after 12 months
Pension - Auto-enrolment
23 Days holiday plus statutory
Year 2: 28 Days holiday plus statutory.
Bonus applicable in year 2

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Core Values

Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions


Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

Wish everyone looked after us like you.

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