Contracts Manager - Jupiter Play & Leisure

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Raising the standards for sports facility projects

We are the recognised trade association for the sports and play construction industry in the UK. All of our members go through a strict checking process:

  • Strict Admission Criteria
  • Standards of Construction
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • Technical Mediation
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This role is varied and will involve collaboration with clients, subcontractors, suppliers, and internal teams, to ensure successful project execution, compliance with industry standards and, adherence to quality standards.

Role duties include:

Project management:
• Maintain awareness and knowledge of the status of all active projects.
• Project management of large or complex installations, making sure regular liaison with customers and subcontractors.
• Oversee project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure successful project delivery.
• Collaborate with internal teams to ensure alignment with contractual obligations.
• Monitor subcontractor performance and maintain a league table, rating and reviewing each project.
• Support the team by owning cases and resolving aftersales issues.
• Build and maintain good relationships with clients and key stakeholders.

Site management:
• Ensure all method statements, programme of works and risk assessments are completed for each site.
• Undertake pre-start and project sign-off meetings with client ensuring all the administration is completed and notes updated on our CRM system.
• Liaise with the installation teams, making regular visits to site during build phases to monitor progress.
• Resolve any issues on site and ensure snagging issues are dealt with swiftly ensuring timely resolution of aftersales cases.
• Address on site issues promptly and make informed decisions regarding rectifications, prioritising the company’s best interest.
• Implement and maintain quality control processes to ensure high standards are met.

The ideal candidate will need:
• Full UK Driving Licence
• A can-do attitude
• Extensive experience in project management within the construction industry, ideally within the playground industry (5+ years).
• Experience working under CDM regulations.
• The ability to multi-task and build positive relationships with colleagues, customers, suppliers, and contractors.
• Experience of working with CAD layout plans and site ground levels.
• Forward thinking, and ability to provide solutions to project challenges.
• Preferably located within the Midlands region and willing to travel nationwide. However, if you have the relevant experience and are located outside this region, please do apply!

Our core values define how we work and it’s important that these mean just as much to you as they do to us. They are: –
• Innovation – We add value to our clients’ projects
• Commitment – We do whatever it takes
• Trust – We value relationships
• Creative – We dare to be different
• Passion – We love to make a positive impact on our clients
• Quality – We exceed expectations

Benefits: Company Performance Bonus, Holiday Reward, Employee Assistant Programme, Benefits Portal including employee discount, Company Car.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Does this sound like a place that you would like to work?

If so, we would love to hear from you! Please apply by emailing us a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to

Closing Date: 30 June 2024