​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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​Frankfurt is the most populous city in the German state of Hesse, with an estimated population off 763,380 as of December 2019. This makes it the the fifth most populous city in Germany. Frankfurt covers an estimated 95.87 square miles and is a global hub for commerce, culture, education, tourism and transportation. Frankfurt has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Deka Bank Frankfurt

Construction of this project began in November 2019 and will see modern office space over 10 floors on a gross floor area of around 56,000 square meters. Large glass facades on the end sides of the office property allow wide views outside of the building and back into it. The office blocks hang like monitors above a two-storey basement that connects the office blocks.

Great East

This project, which is expected to be complete in 2022 will see three properties comprising of two seven-storey buildings and a residential tower with sixteen storeys. Location of the planned building is a vacant lot at Ferdinand-Happ-Strasse/corner Gref-Volsing-Strasse.

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