​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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​Oakville is a town in Ontario, Canada. Located on Lake Ontario it is Ontario’s largest town with a population of 213,759 as of the 2021 census.

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

Oakville Hospital Construction

Construction of Halton Healthcare's new Oakville Hospital has reached substantial completion, meaning the building's exterior and interior are now finished. Patients in Oakville will benefit from:

  • A new 1.6-million square foot state-of-the-art hospital with capacity for up to 457 inpatient beds on opening day

  • A full range of health services, including: maternal child, critical care, emergency, medical surgical, complex continuing care, rehabilitation, diagnostics, ambulatory care and a variety of support services

  • Inpatient/outpatient adult, child and adolescent mental health services.

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