Contracts Manager

Thames Valley region (Site based)

What you'll be doing

As Contracts Manager you will report to our Construction Director covering:

  • Coordinate and manage multiple developments from pre-commencement to build completion / occupation.
  • Have a strategic overview of each development as well as direct influence over production and delivery of the site
  • Provide leadership and support to the site management teams to ensure they deliver construction, quality and safety targets.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors when needed to maintain the build programme key dates.
  • Prioritise health and safety practices on our sites, take actions for improvement.
  • Continually monitor the quality of the build and assist in the continuous improvement of our homes.
  • Collaborate with the other regional teams to ensure problems are addressed and rectified.

About you

  • Proven experience working for a residential house builder in a similar level role
  • Experience in delivering multiple projects
  • Demonstrable understanding and application of health and safety best practice and legislation
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting construction drawings
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • SMSTS qualified


What we offer in return

  • Friendly, supportive team with a welcoming culture
  • A privately-owned business with all the benefits of a financially strong company that has stood the test of time
  • Competitive salary and car allowance
  • Discretionary annual and long-term bonus schemes. (Up to 15% of annual salary)
  • Enhanced pension scheme paid via salary exchange
  • BUPA cover
  • Annual leave starting at 25 days to a max of 30 days
  • Free life assurance
  • Many wellbeing benefits - on-demand GP service, discounted gym membership, Employee Assistance Programme and a cycle to work scheme
  • Discount scheme with savings across a range of sectors
  • Plus many social events throughout the year.



Shanly Group is an equal opportunities employer.


We will always try to fill our roles directly where we can.

When we need some extra help, we work with selected recruitment agencies who we have agreed fees and terms and conditions in place with. A member of our HR team will directly engage with the recruitment agency, discussing the role requirements and process fully. Candidates should only be put forward to a member of our HR team following this specific instruction.

We will not pay any fee to agencies who submit a speculative and unsolicited CV to any of our employees and without the agency having received a specific instruction from the HR team. In this instance, we reserve the right to contact the candidate directly without incurring any agency fee.

Speculative or unsolicited candidate and/or CV submission to Shanly Homes Limited, Sorbon Estates Limited and all associated, subsidiary, holding, related or connected companies will be seen as evidence of full acceptance of this policy.



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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.

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