Contracts Manager - White Horse Contractors

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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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White Horse Contractors Ltd was founded in 1957 in the Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire and since March 2019 has been a member of The Slatter Group.

White Horse Contractors Ltd pioneered the development of specialist sports field trenchers for use on existing turf surfaces, with full laser grade control and an additional facility for elevating excavated soil directly into transport.

Its expertise is not confined to sports facilities; in recent years the company has designed and constructed nature reserves, wildlife habitats, reservoirs, lakes and ponds throughout the United Kingdom.

To ensure that all projects are managed in a consistent, commercially aware and professional manner from initial enquiry through procurement, delivery completion and handover in accordance with White Horse Contractors Quality, Environmental and H&S Management Systems. Reporting to the Contracts Director, whilst working closely with the wider office team, site managers, foreman, directly employed site staff, subcontractors, and suppliers.

Main tasks and responsibilities
As part of the contract management team working on various projects you will be expected to:

  • Deliver sports and landscape construction projects to the highest of standards.
  • Organise staff and sub-contractors under your control.
  • Maintain company Health and Safety Standards on site, complying with company policy and legislative requirements; promote safety awareness, set an example.
  • Comply with environmental legislation/ regulations, company policy and minimise environmental impact of our activities.
  • Follow quality procedures and highlight opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure economical and efficient use of company resources throughout all activities.
  • Maintain standards of excellence, ensuring the continuance of the company‚Äôs reputation and client satisfaction.
  • Manage client and customer relationships.
  • Manage supply chain relationships.
  • Produce project cashflow forecasts and job costing budgets.
  • Produce monthly valuations.
  • Ensuring compliance with CDM regulations.
Closing Date: 10 May 2024