As a Construction Contracts Manager you would be responsible for running the contracts that a building firm has and maybe even help them to get new contracts for the firm. You would also be responsible for the overall control of the contracts and assigning the correct project manager and team to that contract.
You will need to be organised and thorough in your work, be able to communicate well and work to specific deadlines. You will need excellent management skills and be able to provide clear direction to the people who work with you.
Your job is to win new building contracts for your company. You will also make sure that project is completed nicely by managing the whole process from winning the contract till commpletion. You must have good knowledge of construction. Strong IT and Math skills are essential.
Salaries are for contracts managers are starting from £25,000 to £45,000 a year. Experienced contracts managers can earn more than £50,000 a year. Some companies may offer you other benefits too including car allowance and commissions.
If you are looking for a letter to go with your application, please see the below covering letter as an example:
Construction Contracts Manager Cover Letter
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
Mrs. A. Manager
The Construction Company
Application for the role of Construction Contracts Manager
I would like to apply for the role of Construction Contracts Manager which you have got advertised in (where) and (when).
I have been working in the construction industry for (how many) years and done various roles managing projects (please give more details here about the projects that you have worked on and what exactly have you been doing through your construction career).
I have excellent management skills and I feel that my communication skills are good having negotiated many contract and project deals and having many discussions with trade’s people relevant to the project.
I enjoy working on a busy construction site; I like to ensure that the whole project comes together and watching the various stages of development. I am organised, a logical thinker and dedicated to my work. I have received positive feedback from my team before and feel that I have an open door policy to my workers and deal with any issues as they arise.
I have enclosed my CV which shows my experience in detail. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thanking you in advance for reading my letter and CV.