​What is a Contracts Manager?

The role of a Contracts Manager is to manage contracts that relate to building projects. As part of this a Contracts Manager will study the legalities of the contract and negotiate the contracts with clients and suppliers. After the successful negotiation of a contract a Contracts Manager will draw up legal documents, which outlines terms of the service and the deliverables.

Key skills to be successful as a Contracts Manager will include:

 

  • Understanding legal documentation

  • Strong maths and IT

  • Business management 

  • Good verbal communication

What are the typical daily duties for a Contracts Manager?

From employer to employer the job description of a Contracts Manager can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Agreeing budgets and timescales with the clients

  • Preparing tenders and commercial bids to help bring in new business

  • Meet with clients to discuss requirements

  • Produce plans and estimate budgets and timescales

  • Discussing, drafting, reviewing and negotiating the terms of business contracts

  • Manage schedules and budgets for projects

  • Develop and present project proposals

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​Brampton is a city in Ontario, Canada. As of the 2021 census, Brampton has a population of 656,480, which makes it the 9th most populous city in Canada.

Brampton has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

A stop on the Hurontario Light-Rail Transit (LRT) system

The Hurontario LRT project is part of the largest infrastructure investment in the history of Ontario. The province is providing $1.4 billion to build it in Mississauga and southern Brampton. The stop will officially be located at Brampton Gateway Terminal, a big transit hub in Brampton.

The Riverwalk

The Riverwalk project is estimated to cost $200 million for a long-term solution to flood risk in Brampton. Running along the Etobicoke River floodplain, the aim is to increase potential for urban development and make Brampton more healthy, sustainable and resilient.

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