Installations Contracts Manager – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • DA1, Dartford, Kent
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Kent
  • Salary: £35000 - £42000/annum Company car, 25 days holiday


We are seeking an experienced Conracts Manager to control all aspects of installation projects, from pre-bid to final account, in and around East London and the Thames Gateway.

Key Accountabilities

To manage sub-contract installation teams to install kitchens to time, quality and cost so that company budgets and customer expectations are met.

To manage the safety programme for each project in order that all risks are assessed, monitored and controlled to eliminate or minimise loss.

To take full financial responsibility for each project including reporting directly to the Senior Management Team in order that costs are effectively managed in line with the PEP (Project Execution Plan) and CVR process (Construction Value Reconciliation).

To ensure that projects are adequately resourced and costed at pre-bid stage and to pro-actively communicate and collaborate with the pre-bid tender team.

To represent professionally the company on site and attend meetings as the senior representative for Paula Rosa Manhattan in order that customers are confident about the capability of the organisation to deliver against its commitments.

To share best practice pro-actively within the organisation so that professional project management is understood widely across the business.

Competencies Required

2-3 years’ experience of managing sub-contract construction labour

Ability to organise self and others

Customer Focus

Effective prioritisation and time management

Effective verbal and written communication skills (ability to flex for the audience)

Managing people to deliver performance standards

Managing budgets

Professional representation of the Company

Accurate & legible record keeping

Networking across sites and customers

Driving licence & able to travel around a territory

Problem-solving skills

MS Office minimum of basic ability in Excel, Word etc

Knowledge of kitchen make-up & installation process

CSCS & SSSTS certifications

The Company:

With more than a century of experience in the manufacture, supply and installation of fitted kitchen furniture, the Paula Rosa and Manhattan Furniture brands joined forces in 2013 to form the second largest company in the UK contract kitchen market. We provide an offering that ranges from an entry level social housing specification to high value urban schemes.

We are committed to the on-going drive for excellence and its mission statement “delivering creativity, value and excellence in living spaces for UK homes” reflects this.

We have a well-trained and committed workforce dedicated to delivering excellent quality and service and we take our responsibilities in terms of community as seriously as we do the environment.

As a dynamic, developing business we are always keen to meet high calibre individuals who feel they can genuinely add value to the business.

Salary: £35000 – £42000/annum Company car, 25 days holiday

Job Type: Permanent

Location: DA1, Dartford, Kent

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