Contract Manager

Geotechnical Engineering Limited
3rd April 2019
Drilling, Engineering Geology, Geotechnical Engineering
Experience Level
5 - 10 years
Academic Level
Bachelor's Degree
Company share scheme, Pension and Company car or Car allowance
Working Hours
45hrs p/w 8am to 5pm
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Geotechnical Engineering Ltd is the largest independent ground investigation contractor of its kind in the UK.  Based in Gloucester, we are a progressive, energetic and friendly company with a renowned and enviable reputation for innovation.  We have a wide Client base, ranging from private individuals requiring bespoke services or advice, right through to large multidisciplinary consultants and main contractors who require large scale and complex ground investigations.

The foundations of our organisation are built upon a number of highly effective teams, who work closely together, in order to deliver an unrivalled service to our Clients. Our dedicated teams of drillers, engineers, utility surveyors, technicians and laboratory staff all play a vital role in ensuring that these services are delivered to quality, on budget and on time, every time.

Due to an increase in workload, we are delighted to be recruiting for a Contract Manager to join our expanding contract management team.

In return, we are able to offer a highly attractive package, including company car and share scheme with excellent career prospects and fully structured training and professional development.


Working closely with estimators, operational managers and site-based staff, as the contract manager, you will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of the project, including technical data, ensuring that it is produced to standard and is delivered in a timely manner. You will be methodical in your approach and will be required to attend meetings as necessary, procure third-party services, create health and safety documentation, manage the works (on-site or remotely) and invoice the works on completion.

A great deal of our reputation has been built upon our strong health and safety record within the industry and a key part of your role will be ensuring that work is carried out in line with site-specific method statements and risk assessments.

Our projects can range from a single day on site to weeks in the field and can involve working on petrol forecourts, oil refineries, electrical substations, highways, reservoirs and railways, to name but a few.

Experience Requirements

As Contract Manager, we are looking for client-focused, ambitious, hardworking and dedicated individuals, with great teamwork and communication skills with in excess of 5 years contract management or quantity surveying experience within ground investigation or a related discipline. We would also consider individuals from a quantity surveying background looking to move into contract management.

You will need to be adaptable and should have the ability to work independently to tight deadlines. A BSc in Geology, Geoscience, Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying is required as a minimum, along with a UK manual driver’s licence.

Educational Requirements

The successful candidate will have a strong geotechnical or construction management background and are likely to have a previous experience of contract management.  They will be familiar with construction contracts, liaising with suppliers and subcontractors, and managing the financial accounts.

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