Contracts manager

Contracts manager

Contract managers identify, secure and manage projects and contracts.


The Role

  • Improving the contract process, deal with any issues that arise throughout a contract and agree to any additional work.
  • Meeting with clients, finding out their requirements
  • Developing and presenting proposals for the project
  • Agreeing budgets and timescales with the clients
  • Acting as the main point of contact for clients, site and project managers. 
  • A contracts manager usually works in the office, with site and client visits.

Salary

  • Newly trained contracts managers can earn in the region of £24,800 - £31,000
  • Trained with experience contracts managers can earn in the region of £31,000 - £46,000
  • Senior, chartered or master contracts managers can earn in the region of £46,000 - £57,000

Salaries typically depend on location, employer and level of responsibility. Salaries and career options improve with chartered status. 


Qualifications and Training

There are no set qualifications, though employers will usually look for an HNC/HND or a degree in a subject such as project management, construction management or engineering.

You could also be considered from other industries if you have a background in project or contract management.

You would need to carry out continued professional development through seminars and training events.


Vacancies

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Find out more

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