Contract Manager

We're currently looking for a skilled and experienced Contract Manager in Newcastle.


The role of the Contracts Manager is to effectively plan and manage directly employed operatives, sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure projects are delivered safely and on time, to specification, and within budget.

Experience of delivering planned works within occupied environments would be beneficial for this role.

Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of contracts and strategic frameworks for major clients.

The successful candidate must have good commercial awareness, work with and be able to understand various construction contracts, have good Health & Safety knowledge and will hold a current SMSTS.

IT skills are essential and good use of Microsoft packages would be beneficial.

CLC is an equal opportunities employer.



  • Preparation of Health & Safety Plan and assessment of subcontractors RAMS.
  • Ensure H&S compliance is being met within designated contracts
  • Assist in selection of site team and suitable contractors
  • Development of the construction programme
  • Monitor progress of works against construction programme and assess/report any changes that may affect project costs and time scale.
  • Ensure project requirements and specifications are being met
  • Management of all notification stages and RLO if applicable
  • Notify Quantity Surveyor of any changes or variations to the contract 
  • Prepare and submit monthly contractor progress reports for client meetings 
  • Attend and organise operations meetings and contract meetings with relevant supply chain
  • Notify Quantity Surveyor of any changes or variations to the contract
  • Advise, formulate and assist in the submission of contractual claims for EOT and subsequent loss and expense.
  • Value and authorise payments to sub-contractors along with quantity survey
  • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets
  • Ensure all necessary contract documentation / reports are accurate and produced on time.

Health & Safety

  • Ensure individual contract information complies with Health, Safety and Welfare requirements.
  • Ensure own work complies with the company procedure for Health, Safety and Welfare.


  • Ensure individual contract information complies with Legal and Statutory requirements
  • Ensure information is accurately recorded and filed as appropriate.
  • Ensure individual contract information complies with the quality standards
  • Ensure the Customer Care Policy is maintained, and Client/Customer care requirements and preferences are met.
  • Ensure projects are completed to programme and to a high standard of finish


  • Continuously develop your own learning and development.
  • Ensure identified individual development/training needs are met.
  • Ensure the learning and development of personnel through regular appraisals and reviews.
  • Maintain the trust and support of reporting personnel
  • Support individuals who have problems that may affect their performance.
  • Have knowledge of the CLC Group procedures on Recruitment, Discipline and Grievance.


  • Support Senior Management in meeting CLC Group’s business needs.
  • Deal with Client / Customer queries and or communications professionally.
  • Ensure appearances and actions are professional and reflect CLC Group company image 
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