Trainee Contracts Manager
We have a fantastic new job opportunity for Trainee Contracts Manager that would like to work within the Construction Industry. We are a construction company who specialise in the refurbishment of Pubs, Hotels and Restaurants. Working as the Trainee Contracts Manager you will gain excellent 'hands on' commercial experience, in addition to academic and in-house training with a progressive salary. You will need to have a good standard of GCSE or A-Level (or equivalent) qualifications, which include Maths and English (Grade B or above). You will also need to live in the Midlands area. Successful applicants will receive academic and in-house training, with the opportunity to obtain an HNC / HND in Construction on day release. You will be based in the Derby area, but your career would ultimately require you to manage projects located throughout the UK. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES - Attend a fully funded HNC / HND in Construction on a day release basis - Assist with all aspects of project documentation internally and externally with clients and with other relevant design professionals - Assist the Contracts Manager and Foreman in carrying out their duties, including procurement of materials at competitive rates and ensuring prompt delivery to meet essential deadlines - Arrangement and management of suitably experienced and qualified labour to install the required services on site in accordance with the project programme and current Health & safety requirements - Prepare relevant Risk Assessments and Method Statements - Produce competitive estimates including obtaining prices from suppliers and sub-contractors - Dealing with frequent correspondence via telephone and email - Maintain effective filing system in accordance with Company procedures - IDEAL CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS - Seeking a goal driven individual whom can work as part of a team to meet key deadlines - Good organisation skills are essential - Professional attitude as the role will include working closely with clients - Problem solving skills to provide solutions to differing site constraints - Experience with Microsoft Excel & Word preferred - Good Telephone manner and people skills - Training will be provided for successful applicants with enrolment onto a HNC/HND in Construction and, also by a experienced team - Good standard of GCSE / A-Level Qualifications, which must include Maths & English Previous knowledge of the Building trade would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be given. Driving Licence essential due to the nature of the job and rural location of the office. For applicants already training in this sector, we would be happy for you to continue your training within our company.