Contracts Manager

We are the UK’s leading supplier and installer of high-performance specialist commercial and industrial flooring, drainage, and protection solutions. Our vision is to be unique market leaders driving Change, Culture, and Collaboration for a sustainable future and we want great people to join our team and help us do that.

Our values embed an inclusive and diverse culture, making John Lord a great place to work, no matter your experience or role.

At John Lord we aim to exceed industry benchmarks and encourage a culture of innovation. Joining our team means you will be supported to take ownership of your own career development and we will help you to achieve your goals.

Our honesty and integrity are our greatest assets. We treat everyone fairly and take ownership of what we say and do. We understand that to do that, our people need to feel safe and supported in their decisions.

We recognise that everyone has different circumstances and are at different stages in their careers. We prioritise a culture where every voice matters, opinions are respected, and we are committed to leading by example to understand your individual priorities and goals.


The role in brief:

The Contracts Manager will be responsible for running multiple projects, of varying levels of complexity, from small repairs for local businesses to multi-million-pound works nationally on large construction sites with main contractors. Additionally, you will be expected to support Head of Contracts in organising and managing flooring projects to meet “Target, Time and Budget” in line with the business plan, and ensure that completed contracts meet, or exceed, John Lord standard levels of quality and service, creating positive levels of customer feedback and ongoing repeat business.

Who we are looking for:

The role would suit an ambitious Contracts Manager or aspiring Project Manager looking to take the next step in their career.

Preferably qualified in a construction discipline, or with a construction trade background and established construction management progression you should have effective project management skills with a good understanding of planning works & construction programmes.

An ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and exceptional change management skills are a must.

You will also need to be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point.

What the role involves:
  • To always ensure that JLL is working to effective and efficient operational processes that both provide target profitability and a positive customer experience.
  • To pro-actively attend and contribute to in house contract meetings and ongoing site project meetings to represent JLL.
  • To make decisions in consultation with the Head of Contracts ensuring all financial and other risks are considered and minimised to acceptable levels in line with company policy.
  • To work with others within the team to ensure clear communication lines are open and all contract related tasks are addressed.
  • To take responsibility for site health, safety, and welfare of JLL operatives and others. Adhere to the Health and Safety at work act and localised specific on-site health and safety requirements.
  • To provide Site Supervisors with adequate training, responsibility and authority levels relating to project works and in line with company objectives and to satisfy the individuals Personal Training Plan as set out by Head of Contracts.
  • To ensure that sufficient consideration and site familiarisation has been undertaken to confirm appropriate levels of technical specification and standards meet company policy and best practice.
  • Producing regular invoices in line with quotations. Liaising with Head of Contracts to ensure accurate additional costs are covered and invoiced and ensuring all associated losses are recovered and/or reported.
  • To assist in successfully allocating organising site labour, vans and plant to satisfy the demands of the business and its objectives.

Salary is negotiable and will depend upon skills and experience.

If you think you’re the person we are looking for then please upload your CV or contact us via email detailing your suitability for the role.

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