Contracts Manager

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    Civil Engineering

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    Negotiable dependent on experience

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    Ben Knight

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Job Title- Contracts Manager (Groundworks)

Location Swindon to Basingsoke

Salary- £70000-£80000 per annum plus package


Thorn Baker is happy to be working alongside one of the regions best known and busiest groundworks and civil engineering companys to recruit a Groundworks Contracts Manager. The successful candidate will be based from Swindon managing a handful of sites as far east as Basingstoke. Thorn Baker's client are known for carrying out ground works on residential developments, bespoke commercial builds and leisure facilities across the region


The company in question has been growing for over 30 years and has a number of offices around the South and South West of England. During tough times our client has remained robust and continued growing and, due to a few new contracts in the region, is looking to take on an additional Contracts Manager to help with the increased workload

Thorn Bakers Client can offer a competitive salary and enviable package including a vehicle and pension. The staff turnover is very low which speaks volumes for the working environment


As Contracts Manager you will:

  • Have overall responsibility for multiple contracts 
  • Coordinate management teams, plant, trades, materials, matters concerning health and safety and various types of paperwork
  • Produce and analyse client project progress reports,updated costs and forecasts


Thorn Baker's client is looking for someone with:

  • Proven ability and experience delivering multiple concurrent Civil Engineering projects within a groundworks environment
  • Relevant qualifications (SMSTS, CSCS and 1st Aid as a minimum)
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality
  • Excellent people management skills with the ability to influence and mentor to motivate employees to achieve exacting standards of compliance



  • Competitive salary which is fully negotiable dependant on experience
  • The opportunity to join a thriving groundworks business in the local region
  • An enviable package consisting of car/allowance, pension and various other benefits


For further information relating to this role, please contact Ben Knight of Thorn Baker on 07861 251 504 or apply directly to the advert or via email ben@thornbaker.co.uk 


Required: SMSTS, Civil Engineering, Groundworks, CSCS