Contracts Manager

Location Derbyshire
Job-type Permanent
Salary £75000 - 80000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 07894 235 609
Reference 4358272NK

Contract Manager – Rail Frameworks


£75,000 - £80,000 + Company car/car allowance

Are you a Contracts Manager or Project Manager feeling like your role is not providing you with the diversity of work to keep you on your toes?! Delivering a long-term framework, this Contract Manager role is uniquely positioned in the market for someone looking to have complete autonomy in delivering a long-term framework incorporating an incredible variety of civil engineering works. Interested? Read more below!

The Opportunity:

Let’s be clear – this Contract Manager role is a senior appointment for this organisation. You will be responsible for successfully driving a team towards maximum growth within the Midlands and you will be fundamental in competing for new works and winning bids, which will ensure an ever-growing presence throughout the region. The projects will involve a variety of disciplines and size; you could be developing works on anything from £50k asset management works, right up to major civils £20m new builds.

However, you will not be ‘just’ another cog in the machine. Whilst you will be joining an established and proven tier 1 contractor, you will be joining a team that values relationships, is personable, and seeks to identify and reward their successful people with real career opportunity. If you are feeling like you have no opportunity to grow in your current role, this position should be of interest so you can be given the platform for further career growth.

What is expected of you as Contract Manager…?

  • You will take full responsibility for the operational management of a package of civil engineering works, to include the financial monitoring and control of the schemes within the regional portfolio of works.
  • You will build and develop important relationships with all client stakeholders attending regular Framework progress meetings, design coordination meetings and commercial meetings.
  • Full responsibility for and management of all Safety, Health, Environment & Quality matters across the Framework.

The Company

Established as a key supplier to Network Rail amongst others, you will be joining an award-winning provider of engineering services into the rail, highways, waterways and utilities sectors. Recognised as being a helpful, professional and innovative contractor, as part of this team you will be expected to lead continuous improvement initiatives that will increase engagement and profile with key customers and which optimise works delivery.

This is key to the spirit of this organisations culture, where safety of its workforce is naturally its number one priority, followed by teamwork and providing opportunity for real career growth.

Remuneration and benefits

A great benefits package is available consisting of £75,000 – £80,000 basic salary per annum, plus Company car or car allowance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Private Medical Insurance etc.

Additionally, you will receive development opportunities as part of an organisation who pride themselves on mentoring its employees to their maximum protentional, meaning you’ll consistently reap benefits of a long-term prosperous career.

About you

If you are a leader who excels in encouraging the best out of your team, developing partnerships with your customers and repeatedly gets the job done as per budgets and timescales, keep reading!

This is a senior role delivering multidisciplinary works as part of a key framework in the rail sector and as such it is a given that you will;

  • Have vast experience across rail projects that may include asset maintenance or upgrades to bridges, stations, platforms, embankments, tunnels etc.
  • Demonstrate clear experience of the contracting process and technical construction requirements to Network Rail standards.
  • Hold BSc / BEng in Civil engineering
  • Be a Chartered Member of a relevant professional institution (preferably ICE)

Next Steps?

Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 26th April, so we want to hear from you ASAP to ensure you are involved! You can either apply directly or email your CV to Following your application shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an initial telephone / video interview.

Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
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