Contract Manager - Electrical

Job Type:



£50000 - £57000 Per Annum

Our client has been providing buildings support to local authorities, social landlords, NHS trusts and private sector clients for over 40 years. Founded in 1979, we have a proven track record of delivering successful mechanical, electrical and security services and solutions to our commercial and domestic clients, with whom we have developed longstanding partnerships. 

They are now in need of an experienced Electrical Contracts Manager to cover London and surrounding areas.

Job Summary

To manage and monitor electrical installations, minor project works and adaptations. Ensure that all works are carried out in accordance with the ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’, to Industry Standards and within contract specifications. 

Main duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation programmes, mobilisation planning, KPI reporting
  • Responsible for the management and monitoring of a team of Engineers and/or specialist contractors working within a number of council buildings across various contracts.
  • Planning, allocating and co-ordination of direct labour, ensuring that the programme is on time and in budget
  • Updating of the programme works, preparation of performance and current status reports
  • Project Manage various works, such as Electrical refurbishments, installations and remedial works to landlords’ installations, domestic and commercial systems
  • Develop commercial awareness and lead the continued improvements for Voids & Emergency lighting testing regimes
  • To ensure that health and safety risks are managed by sub-contractors, specialist contractors and direct labour, including and not limited to, ensuring legal compliance, preparation of risk and method statements for the works
  • Prepare Service Level agreements for schools and individual clients
  • Direct Reports: 2 x Compliance Officer’s 

The Ideal Candidate Will 

  • Be an approved Engineer
  • Be able to plan and manage electrical installations
  • Be NICEIC qualified
  • Have City and Guilds 2391 testing and inspection
  • Be able to prepare and design performance reports and charts
  • Have analytical skills and an understanding of data, problem solving of underlying issues
  • Be competent by experience and/or qualification, and have contractual awareness  Have excellent legislation and Health and Safety knowledge
  • Be experienced with MS Project, Excel and MS Powerpoint
  • Have Asbestos Awareness and the ability to manage Health & Safety risks
  • Be able to carry out Health and Safety tool box talks
  • Have a Full UK Driving Licence
  • Be able to produce estimates for schedule of rates contracts
  • Have contractual awareness
  • Have experience of Preparation of variations
  • Have experience with ICT portals
  • Have a valid CSCS card 

If you are looking for a new challenge and the next step in your career, in addition to working for an exciting organisation then we are keen to hear from you.

In return our client is offering a salary up to £57K (depending on experience) + company vehicle, mobile phone + excellent company benefits including staff discounts, pension scheme and loyalty scheme!

Please apply with your current CV email edward@projectstart.co.uk or call Ed on 07592 912021 to discuss further.

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