Contracts Manager

Wernick Buildings wish to strengthen their position as the leading independent manufacturer of modular and temporary buildings in the UK and as such is seeking a self-motivated individual to fill the position of Contracts Manager based at their Construction office in Wickford to manage and administer our growing site activities. The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of the construction industry, but not necessarily modular buildings as full product training will be provided.


  • Co-ordinate and manage all aspects of site activities and ensure projects are run correctly, efficiently and within laid down costs
  • Assist in the financial control of all contracts
  • Vet contract terms and conditions
  • Supervision of sub-contractors and own workforce on site
  • Give site tool box talks or ensure they are given and recorded
  • Liaise with clients and attend meetings as necessary
  • Issue orders to sub-contractors and obtain competitive prices where required
  • Prepare site programmes using Microsoft Project
  • Carry out site surveys / assist sales
  • Prepare Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Construction Phase Plans
  • Compile end of project maintenance files


  • Black / White CSCS Card
  • Knowledge of ground works and site trades
  • Knowledge / experience of JCT / NEC3 Contracts
  • The ability to oversee multiple contracts at the same time
  • Self-motivated, organised and IT literate
  • The holder of a full UK Driving Licence

What you will get in return

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance (rising with service)
  • Option to buy extra holidays
  • Group pension
  • Life assurance
  • Annual Salary review – takes place each January
  • Life Insurance 2 x annual salary
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Training and progression opportunities
  • Family run and well established, secure company (trading over 80 years)
  • Open door policy
  • Employee Referral scheme
  • Benefits scheme (discounted retailers scheme)
  • Corporate Eyecare Scheme through Specsavers
  • Message the MD/CEO / Staff Satisfaction Survey

To apply via email please send your completedΒ Application form,Β Equal Opportunities formΒ and a full CVΒ here.

To apply via post please send your completedΒ Application form,Β Equal Opportunities formΒ and full CV to David Bett,Β Wernick Buildings, Greenhills Industrial Estate, Coltswood Road, Glasgow, ML5 2AG, United Kingdom.

Please note we are unable to respond to all applications, therefore only shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 7-14 days.

No agencies pleaseΒ