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Since being established in 2007, UK Flood Barriers has grown to become the UK’s leading flood defence expert. 

Current vacancies are listed below.


Contracts Manager - Design & Build

Reporting to: Managing Director        

Package: £ Excellent for the right individual

This is a pivotal role in the UK Flood Barriers team and requires an individual with a wealth of experience, a strong personality and a flexible ‘can do attitude’. 

You will be responsible for managing and coordinating several projects simultaneously across the business so strong organisational and communication skills are a must.

A civil engineering background gained within a large, established contracting business would be a distinct advantage as you’ll be expected to develop and implement working processes and practices that will assist the company’s growth aspirations.  

The main responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Review main contracts and interpret requirements and implications as a sub-contractor. 
  • Manage client relationships to ensure that they are kept to a high level.
  • Make sure all reports are updated & presented as required.  
  • Report directly into the Managing Director with any major issues that arise. 
  • Manage costs and extra labour as and when required. 
  • Manage sub-contractors. 
  • Full financial involvement including P & L and budgets.
  • Ensure that programme of works is adhered to. 
  • Deliver high quality services demonstrating continuous improvement, to the measurable satisfaction of clients. 
  • Monitor and develop service delivery standards, manage senior client interfaces and seek and act upon client feedback, both externally and internally. 
  • Lead, manage, motivate and develop staff to improve their performance and achieve their potential, including clear succession planning. 
  • Champion Safety, Health & Environment on site, liaising with company Compliance Manager for continuous improvement and performance management.
  • To ensure compliance with statutory, corporate requirements with a particular focus on Safety, Health and Environmental Management and Quality systems.
  • To contribute to best practice in sector development 
  • To ensure effective communication with staff, and feedback in terms of corporate and local objectives and performance.

Day to day duties include: 

  • Project planning
  • Programme of works
  • Cost control
  • Quality and Health & Safety
  • Conversant with invoices & contracts
  • Project management from start to completion – bringing the job in on time and in budget
  • Contract correspondence – clients/head office
  • To represent the company at progress meetings, design meetings, internal cost meetings, safety meetings etc.

Please apply to Matt Keight, Managing Director:

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