Contract Manager

  • Job Reference: 3606
  • Date Posted: 12 June 2024
  • Location: Bath - Keynsham, 3 Princes Street, Keynsham, Bath, Somerset, BA1 1HL
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're looking for a Contract Manager to join our utilities arm of Kier called Natural Resources, working hybrid from home, office and across sites in the Southwest.

Location: working hybrid from home, Exeter office and across sites in the Southwest.

Contract: Permanent, Full Time - flexible and part time hours may be available if desired, just let us know


Reporting to the Framework Manager the Contract Manager will be responsible for financial monitoring and control of the contracts, ensuring Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality compliance in accordance with Kier's Operating Framework, Project Lifecycle Management, and IMS.

Your day to day will include:

  • Financial monitoring and control of the contracts as well as ensuring contract documents are accurate and well maintained.
  • Forming, growing and maintaining excellent working relationships with client and clients teams to ensure their needs are met.
  • Identifying opportunities to improve contractual processes and devise plans to implement these changes.
  • Ensuring projects are programmed in P6 to a level of detail necessary for operational teams to deliver the projects and that the programmes are contractually compliant
  • Reviewing monthly CVRs with project teams, implementing necessary actions
  • Chairing and attending internal and external meetings and ensuring the production of accurate records of any discussions and actions

What are we looking for?

This role of Contract Manager is great for you if you have:

  • With experience in a similar role, you'll hold relevant qualifications and experience in a construction environment with excellent people and contract management skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of operating within a Design and Build framework environment.
  • Excellent NEC4 contractual and commercial awareness and Target Cost contracts including the Early Warning and Compensation Event mechanisms.

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier #LI-CH