Project Manager / Contracts Manager

  • Full Time
  • Wigan

Perfect Construction

Our client is a leading North-West Construction company. Due to continued growth, they are now looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their commercial team delivering Leisure & Retail projects throughout the UK. This will be a dual role working with projects & contracts. Our client designs, manages, and delivers end-to-end construction, refurbishment, interior fit-out and new build projects for leisure & retail businesses.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive company and one in which you will be expected to contribute to the ongoing development often working with minimal supervision.


Key duties of the Project Manager:

  • Responsibility for processing tenders – reviewing tender enquiries, identifying risks, packaging up the tender documents, acquiring prices from sub-contractors, preparing accurate take offs, and producing a full breakdown of pricing and completing the tender submission under tight deadlines
  • Adjudication and comparison of sub-contractor quotations
  • Ensure a smooth handover of the project to the site team
  • Compilation of project preliminaries
  • Preparation of budget estimates
  • Value Engineering to ensure budgets are achieved without compromising quality
  • Assist in the preparation of tenders in good time for analysis and adjudication by the Directors
  • Prepare and quantify work schedules for sub-contract enquiries.
  • Prepare and quantify work schedules for materials enquiries.
  • Placement of sub-contract and materials orders
  • Management of sub-contract orders and preparation of interim and final valuations
  • Record, value and report on variations and issue regular cost reports
  • Preparation and submission of final accounts and subsequent negotiation and settlement both with sub-contractors and client representatives
  • Monitor costs to ensure budgets and targets are achieved
  • Report on contractual issues
  • Undertake risk evaluation


The Successful Project Manager:

  • A background of working on fast-track leisure fit out and retail projects is essential
  • Experience on project values of £50k – £5m
  • Good communication skills, be well organised and able to work under their own initiative
  • Good IT skills
  • Full driving license


The client is offering a competitive salary of £55,000 depending on experience.


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