​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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​Doncaster minster and market town in South Yorkshire. The River Don flows through the town which gave it’s name to Doncaster. The town had a reported population of 109,805 at the 2011 census and in 2019 it was reported to have risen to 311,890. Doncaster has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Doncaster Urban Centre Masterplan

If agreed and planning permission passed, this estimated £49m regeneration project would see the area redeveloped with residential opportunities, office space, retail, leisure schemes, new public spaces, pedestrian routes and other complementary uses.

New Central Library and Museum

This project was Willmott Dixon’s sixth project in Doncaster and will see the delivery of a new Central Library and Museum in Doncaster town centre. This project was estimated to cost £15m and will help support the local and creative economy by providing opportunities for young people and small business owners to develop skills that help build a successful career.

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