Senior Contracts Manager / ITS / Highways

Location: West Sussex, England Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company Car or £6000 car allowance
Sector: Highways & Highways Electricals Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Emma Puddick

Job Title: Senior Contracts Manager
Duration: Permanent
Location: West - Sussex
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + Company car or £6000 car allowance

Reports to: ITS Business Manager
Responsible for (Staff):ITS Contract & Operations Managers, Finance, Stores and Performance manager

Job Summary for the Senior Contracts Manager:

Manage the day to day delivery of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) & electrical contracts ensuring full contract compliance and delivery in line with company's health and safety, & Environmental procedures.

Key Activities for the Senior Contracts Manager:

  • The post holder will manage the Street Lighting, ITS, and Traffic Signals projects delivered from the depot
  • Provide Technical and Quality input to all Projects.
  • Liaison with all members of the ITS staff based at the depot.
  • Develop and Grow the Company's Technical offering.
  • Identify innovative solutions to meet contract and project requirements.
  • Develop and provide technical support to the ITS team and supply chain partners to ensure project delivery and compliance.
  • Prepare, review and comment on method statements and risk assessments for all ITS Projects.
  • Review and sign off works packs prior to commencement of site work.
  • Lease with all sub-contractors involved in the delivery of schemes.
  • Prepare and monitor contract performance indicators and ensuring that KPI's are met / exceeded.
  • Liaison with supply chain partners to ensure they are adequately vetted and approved to supply materials and equipment for all ITS projects.
  • Own the profit & loss results for the contract unit including preparation of month end figures
  • Attend regular ITS business review meetings.
  • Project Management experience in the highway lighting and technology industry, the person required for this position will have a strong Electrical and ITS background.
  • Experience of project managing new solutions & systems from inception through to final delivery and client sign off and acceptance.
  • Knowledge and experience of design requirements for Street Lighting, and ITS projects.
  • Experience in the management of project specific delivery teams
  • Planning and project cost control measures.
  • Experience of managing and delivery of technology maintenance contracts on large high profile contracts.
  • Working knowledge of CDM - 2015 Regulation and IOSH accreditation.
  • Good ICT skills, including Microsoft Project and AutoCAD.
  • To carry out other appropriate duties as assigned by the line manager.
  • To ensure that all operations carried out within our area of responsibility are undertaken with full regard for the safety of visitors, other members of staff and yourself.
  • Ensure all activities are undertaken with due regard for the environment, to prevent pollution, comply with legal and corporate requirements and minimise environmental impact

Skills & Qualifications of a Senior Contracts Manager

  • Electrically Qualified / Electronics Qualification
  • Knowledge of NEC 3 contract management, delivery of ITS and street lighting projects.
  • Proven Track Record of Delivering Contracts in line with Customer's required outcomes and internal KPI's.
  • Experience of working with Main Contractors as a tier 2 supplier and tier 1 delivery into local authorities and Highways England

If you are interested or know anyone who is, please get in contact as they are looking to get you started ASAP!

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