Contracts Manager

Thames Valley

What you'll be doing

As Contracts Manager, you will have responsibility for the management of several residential developments in and around the Bucks, Berks and Herts area from pre-commencement to build completion/occupation.

Working as part of the regional managment team, you will work collaboratively with all other departments to ensure that the development is managed effectively from a commercial, quality, health and safety and customer care perspective. 

Providing clear guidance and support to the site based team to ensure that build programmes are being met, sites are operating effectively and sub-contractor relationships are managed well.

Skills and experience

  • Proven knowledge and experience of housebuilding and working at a similar level role
  • Successfully managed all areas of the process for prestige development for 10 to 150 units from start to finish
  • Successfully managed a wide range of residential developments including traditional new build, multi-storey and refurbishment
  • Excellent working knowledge and application of Building Regulations and NHBC Standards
  • Excellent working knowledge and application of health and safety legislation
  • Good communication, negotiation, motivational and problem solving skills
  • CSCS card (black), SMSTS and First Aid trained.




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Team Shanly work across a variety of disciplines:

  • Accounts/finance
  • Admin/secretarial
  • Architecture/building design
  • Commercial property (management and maintenance)
  • Construction (quantity surveying, buying, estimating, contracts management)
  • Customer care
  • Land acquisition
  • Marketing
  • Planning
  • Sales
  • Security/maintenance
  • Site management
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Grow with us

Shanly Group is passionate about investing in young people.

Be it via the support we provide through our charitable arm, the Shanly Foundation, or via our employment and training initiatives, we remain committed to attracting youngsters to the various professions within the construction industry.

We facilitate work experience opportunities and engage with our local schools through attendance at careers fairs and we work with schools to deliver on-site visits.

We also provide careers support to local children by taking part in mock interviews and giving advice on how to write an effective CV.

We provide a number of schemes to support school leavers, graduates and young people looking to get ahead in the construction industry and since 2017 we have launched the Shanly Group Academy. 

Academy trainees are provided with:

  • A one year fixed term contract 
  • An option to interview for permanent position
  • Review at end of each 2 month departmental placement
  • Ongoing support and guidance by senior members of staff
  • Continued professional development and opportunity to attend training courses
  • A working schedule of 2 months in each of the following departments:
  1. Land and Planning
  2. Sales and Marketing
  3. Build (site and office based)
  4. Technical
  5.  Commercial
  6. Customer Care
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