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Contracts Manager - Regional Contractor

Sinopack Search are exclusively representing a Regional Contractor working nationwide who are looking to expand their team on the back of recent project wins. Our client deliver New Build, Refurb and Fit-Out projects for some of the country's leading organisations.

Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Contracts Manager to manage various steel frame extension projects around Yorkshire and the Midlands. Candidates will be able to manage multiple live sites and be able to working in a fast-track environment.

The successful candidate MUST have experience in working in a live environment, ability to work fast track, capable of running up to three sites concurrently, be familiar with steel frame and have experience of running projects of up to £10m.

Key Requirements:

  • Strategically planning and defining the scope of each project

  • Activity planning and sequencing of all activities

  • Resource Planning both human and material

  • Developing Schedules of work

  • Time estimating to ensure project are completed in time.

  • Cost estimating and challenge through effective negotiation.

  • Potential budget based on your experience of developing both large and small project.

  • Completing and managing all documentation in line with agreement and quality standards

  • As part of your project planning, you will analyse and communicate risk to ensure contract compliance.

  • Managing risks and issues throughout

  • Monitoring and reporting progress easily and efficiently to those concerned

  • Focus on quality outcomes.

  • Be a strong business partner both internally and externally.


This role will involve travel as you will need to attend site meetings and to monitor project progress.
If you are interested in an opportunity to work for a leading regional contractor with an exciting project pipeline, please click the APPLY button and I will be in touch.

AB7

Location: No Specified
Type: Permanent
Salary
From: £65,000.00
To: £68,000.00
Period: per annum

Senior Architect - Abu Dhabi

My client is a global Architecture & Design practice currently involved on a number of major exciting developments across the region.

As part of their continued growth, they are urgently looking to appoint a Senior Architect in Abu Dhabi. We are looking for candidates with a strong desire to further their experience and be able to progress into a wider senior position over the coming years.

Applicants must have experience with Educational projects and be able to be involved in the full lifecycle of the project. Due to nature of the client request, we are looking for candidates with a western background.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 9 years of experience

  • Must have a Bachelor’s qualification in Architecture

  • Master’s degree (Advantageous)

  • Experience within initial development, concepts, and schematic design

  • Must be able to interact with clients

  • Education projects – Essential

  • Strong portfolio

  • Experience of working in Middle East – Highly Preferred


If you are looking to further your career and take on a role with a global practice with a definitive progression map, please click the APPLY button and I will be in touch.

AP124

Location: No Specified
Type: Permanent
Salary Not specified

Senior Architect (Global Practice) - Dubai

My client is one of the most renowned global design firms currently involved on a number of exciting projects within Hospitality, Mixed-Use, Educational and Residential sectors.

As part of their continued development, they have recently been awarded a number of projects and are urgently looking to expand the team.

Their most pressing requirement is for a Senior Architect in Dubai. We are looking for candidates with proven track records of involvement within the full cycle of technically demanding projects.

The role is open to candidates globally, but preference will be given to those from a western background due to the demands of the client.

Key Activities (But not limited to):

  • Responsibility for the design development of projects from concept to completion.

  • Responsibility for all local authority compliance and code compliance.

  • Responsibility for utilising correct design standards

  • Responsibility for all technical detailing of projects

  • Responsibility for meeting the brief from an operational and functional perspective

  • Coordination of all sub consultant packages

  • Review of all drawing packages prior to issue

  • Responsibility for the management of the project deliverables

  • Must constantly review resources available against those required for successful project implementation.

  • Ensure Project Architects are fully conversant with the relevant standards and approved relevant local authority regulations.

  • Coordinate design team meetings with the relevant sub consultants.

  • Liaise with post contract team to ensure any alterations or amendments on site are as per local authority regulations.

Key Requirements:
  • Minimum 7 years of experience

  • Must have a Bachelor’s qualification in Architecture

  • Must be able to demonstrate a strong portfolio of various projects

  • Good communication skills

  • Proficiency in REVIT


If you are interested in working for an excellent established organisation with progression routes, please click the APPLY button and I will be in touch.

Due to the volume of applicants, only those successful and meet the criteria will be contacted.

AP123

Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Type: Permanent
Salary Not specified

Senior Quantity Surveyor

A leading regional contractor based in the North West is looking for a Senior QS experienced in build and refurb. The successful candidate will be working on a range of commercial new build and refurb project valued between £10m - £50m.

The role of a Senior Quantity Surveyor is to manage all assigned commercial activities within the project environment. The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be involved with all aspects of the project lifecycle, seeking to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money whilst achieving the required standards and quality in accordance with contract and Customer’s and/or Contract Leader expectations.

Key Responsibilities

•             Undertaking the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence

•             Ensuring contractual and commercial risks and opportunities are identified to the Contract Leader

•             Preparation and agreement of applications for payment or the assessment & preparation of payment

•             Maintaining registers of variations, delay, extension times and claims

•             Compliant and consistent implementation of the Company's commercial policies and procedures.

•             Assist with preparation of monthly progress valuations and claims for work completed.

•             Interfacing with Customer’s commercial and project teams

•             Produce pre-Contract tender negotiations & reports where necessary

•             Produce monthly cost reports, forecasts, and Contract Leader Reports

•             Review value management and advise on Risk management

•             Prepare supply chain enquiries, negotiate, administer and finalise / close out supply chain

•             Plan and implement change management and cost control

•             Monitor and update supply chain procurement plan including benchmarking

•             Ongoing liaison with site team, supply chain and Customers’ representatives

•             Provide contractual advice to the project / site team as and when

•             Maintaining awareness of the different construction contracts in current use

•             Understanding the implications of health, safety and environmental

•             Ensure all health, safety and environmental risk situations are brought to the attention of Contract Leader / Project Manager

 

The successful Candidate MUST have:


•             Post-graduate commercial experience in the construction industry with demonstrable track record of achievement

•             Demonstrable financial and commercial acumen

•             Practical approach, logical thought process and a methodical way of working

•             A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving

•             Extensive experience of setting up and/or operating office management systems including filing systems and document control and

•             Extensive experience of technical minute taking at contractual meetings and able to demonstrate the ability to collate information, prepare reports, payment certificates and interim financial reports and closeout

•             Extensive experience of drafting effective contractual correspondence and the facilitation of collaborative solutions

•             Experience of developing & implementing procurement and contract strategies

•             Proven negotiating and team-working skills with the ability to motivate and lead a team

•             Strong analytical skills

•             Demonstrable legal, contractual and construction knowledge

•             Confidence and ability to assert influence
 

AB6

Location: Manchester - United Kingdom
Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary
From: £65,000.00
To: £70,000.00
Period: per annum

Pre Construction Manager

Position: Pre-Construction Manager

 

Do you have the skills to fill this role Read the complete details below, and make your application today.

 

Salary: Up to £85,000

 

Location: East London

 

You will be working on a portfolio of projects predominantly in the occupied building arena, including residential, commercial, public sectors, ranging from fire safety improvements to large internal fitout projects and construction works, with values up to £15m.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

As Pre-Construction Manager you will be working as part of an established pre-construction team, that will support the success of every project through the tender and pre-construction phase. This role will focus on leading and owning the tender and pre-construction process on multiple competitive, negotiated, singe stage and 2 stage bids, working collaboratively with pre-construction, operational and commercial teams.

 

You will coordinate and manage all pre-construction and tender activities from initial expression of interest through to final submission and handover to the construction phase team, taking ownership of the process and content.

 

Essential skills will include your ability to build relationships, both internally with the estimating team, design team, commercial team, sales teams, and operational delivery sector to dealing with the client's representatives and the subcontractors tendering for work on the project.

 

Main Responsibilities:

• Maintain strong links with business development to share good practice

• Responsible for the timely planning and ensuring all timelines are met and bids are submitted accurately

• To co-ordinate all parties involved in the bid process ensuring everyone is aware of the level of contribution expected of them and knows when their deadlines are.

• Read, understand, and extract the key bid requirements from the documentation received and communicate with all parties via Tracking Sheets, Planning and Review meetings

• Identify and communicate evaluation criteria and its relevance to question specific scores

• Plan, write & co-ordinate submission responses ensuring client and job specific answers

 

Experience and skills

• Experience in Construction Bids / Pre-Con Management

• Computer Literate in MS Office

• Experience in coordinating and submitting Bids, working with Estimating and Design teams

• Proven track record of pre-cosntruction

• Social Housing Knowledge/Experience

• Up to date construction industry knowledge

• Basic Interview & presentation Skills

• High level of interpersonal skills

• Presentation skills

• Good at developing relationships with Operational leaders

• Ability to stay focused and precise

• Able to communicate at all levels

• Proven written communication

AB5

Location: London - United Kingdom
Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary
From: £80,000.00
To: £85,000.00
Period: per annum

Contracts Manager

Due to continual project award, our client is looking to recruit a experienced Contracts Manager to manage various steel frame extensions projects around Yorkshire and the Midlands.
Our client deliver new build, refurb and fit out projects for some of the country's leading organisations.

The successful candidate MUST have experience in working in a live environment, ability to work fast track, capable of running up to three sites concurrently, be familiar with steel frame and have experience of running projects of up to £10m.

Requirements:

· Strategically planning and defining the scope of each project
· Activity planning and sequencing of all activities
· Resource Planning both human and material
· Developing Schedules of work
· Time estimating to ensure project are completed in time.
· Cost estimating and challenge through effective negotiation.
· Potential budget based on your experience of developing both large and small project.
· Completing and managing all documentation in line with agreement and quality standards
· As part of your project planning, you will analyse and communicate risk to ensure contract compliance.
· Managing risks and issues throughout
· Monitoring and reporting progress easily and efficiently to those concerned
· Focus on quality outcomes.
· Be a strong business partner both internally and externally.
· This role will involve travel as you will need to attend site meetings and to monitor project progress.

About us:

Established in 2009, Sinopack Search is an independent management and executive search and selection consultancy, whose growing reputation for facilitating long term matches between our clients and candidates, is based upon delivering a quality-focused, ethical, and consultative recruitment solution to our ever growing client base.

We offer a dynamic, strategic, and professional approach to executive search, which has enabled us to establish ourselves as a preferred recruitment partner for a growing number of international, national and regional clients throughout the UK and the Middle East. By understanding your businesses and working with you, we tailor the most appropriate and cost-effective recruitment solution that best meets your particular requirement.

This long term, quality-focused approach to recruitment are the principles on which Sinopack has enjoyed significant growth over the last few years, and they will remain at the very core of our company ethos.

AB4

Location: County Durham - United Kingdom
Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary
From: £60,000.00
To: £65,000.00
Period: per annum

Estimator

My client has built up an excellent reputation as fit out and refurbishment specialists. Their hard working and delivery focused commitment to client satisfaction over the years has ensured their success. They operate nationwide from multiple offices throughout the UK. Whilst they form part of a larger group of companies they are able to undertake projects and secure business through their own endeavours. They operate across multiple areas of construction including new build and fit out.

They have been successful in acquiring multiple projects for many blue-chip clients and they are looking for an Estimator to join their team in the North East and report into the Senior Estimator

Required Experience/ Skills

·         Finding out what the client wants.

·         Researching materials, equipment, and labour costs.

·         Gathering quotes from sub contractors and suppliers.

·         Assessing the levels of risk on a project.

·         Analysing company data, exchange rates and prices using software packages.

·         Preparing and submitting quotations for work.

·         Helping with bids for new contracts and supporting buying activities.

·         Monitoring the stages of a project to make sure that costs are kept in line with forecasts.

·         You must have a minimum of 3 years professional experience in a similar role.

·         Experience in main contracting, ideally within a maintenance or small works environment are preferable.

·         You will have a strong understanding of the Estimator role.

 

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a market competitive salary and the chance of progression within this successful and forward-thinking organisation.

AB3

Location: North East - United Kingdom
Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary
From: £40,000.00
To: £50,000.00
Period: per annum

Quantity Surveyor

One of the fastest growing construction companies in Yorkshire needs an experienced quantity surveyor who is capable of running two to three projects at once. Experience in refurbs and new build are essential.

The ideal, ambitious candidate will have the following skills and experience:

·10+ Years experience

·Working on different contracts (JCT, traditional and NEC)

·Regional Builder Background or similar

·Buying/Procurement Experience

·Monthly Cost Reporting & Monitoring

·Thinking Surveyor not process driven

·Experience with projects including care homes, schools and industrial units is preferred but not essential

·Project Values £0.75m - £10m

·Degree Qualified or HNC minimum with relevant experience

·Package: Competitive Salary, plus, Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus, Holidays etc

AB2

Location: No Specified
Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary
From: £55,000.00
Period: per annum

Project Manager

Due to continual project award, our client is looking to recruit a experienced Project Manager to manage various office fitouts around Greater Manchester and the North West.
Our client design, build and deliver workplaces for a number of the region’s most innovative organisations . For every project they offer a full end to end service, taking the project from an initial consultation with the client all the way through to the delivery.

Project Managers' Responsibilities:
• Managing and working closely with the Sales team to ensure that projects are delivered on time, in budget and adhere to legal compliance
• Manage your responsibilities with a preventative, not reactive approach.
• Manage all trades effectively.
• Compiling the programme of work and issue to the relevant staff and trades
• Oversee the financial aspects of each project.
• Ensure that the Health & Safety delivery mechanism for each project is being adhered to.
• Accompany the Sales team to new business presentations when required.
• Oversee the quality aspects of each projects
• Ensure a full understanding of design, manufacturing and M&E drawings

The ideal Project Manager must have:
• 3+ years working as a Project Manager
• Experience in taking a project from design to delivery
• Experience with CAT B fitout
• Experience of working on medium to high value commercial office projects
• Experience of managing multiple tasks.
• Ability to communicate with people from at all levels.
• Excellent presentation skills.
• Ability to deal with staff and clients on all levels.
• Must be able to drive with a current full driving licence

AB1

Location: No Specified
Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary
From: £65,000.00
Period: per annum

Design Director - Mega Development - Riyadh

My client is an established Architectural firm with an excellent portfolio of projects in Saudi Arabia.

Currently, they are working on a Multi-Billion SAR development project and due to the need to recruit specialist staff, they are urgently looking for a Design Director in Riyadh. A fantastic package is on offer and the opportunity to work on a prestigious government project that will lead Saudi’s development over the next 10 years.

Preferably, candidates who are currently in Saudi Arabia are preferred due to the travel restrictions.

Key Responsibilities (Not limited to):

  • Responsible for managing and planning the activities of a group of design personnel, technicians and specialists.

  • Review completed work to ensure accuracy and compliance with codes and design data.

  • Provide input into the design and control of the development budgets, construction cost, operational modelling and forecasting and for architectural plans and specifications.

  • Providing positive leadership and team building which will encourage employee engagement and maintain a high morale.

  • Monitor design processes and prepare reports on projects while seeing ahead to the future possibilities.


Key Requirements:
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (Minimum)

  • Managerial charisma

  • Knowledge of local regulations

  • Wide ranging portfolio (Mega projects desirable)

  • Currently in Saudi Arabia


If you are interested or wish to have a further conversation about the role, please click the apply button below and I will be in touch.

Due to the volume of applicants, only those successful and meet the criteria will be contacted.

AP122

Location: United Arab Emirates
Type: Permanent
Salary Not specified
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