Contracts Manager


Competitive plus car/car allowance

Closes 23/12/2022

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Contracts Manager 

Are you customer focused with the ability to engage and build relationships? Can you deliver exceptional results on a range of projects Do you want to make a difference in a growing region?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Contracts Manager to join our Team, based from either our Birmingham office - and there has never been a better time to join!

The Role

As a Contracts Manager at Story Contracting you will you will lead a talented team of project managers to deliver an exciting workbank of multidisciplinary, design and build railway projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the client relationship
  • Lead Safety and Quality within the framework/major project
  • Delivery of commercially successful frameworks/major projects
  • Lead continuous improvement throughout the life of the framework/major project
  • Lead and manage a successful team to deliver a growing business plan


At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.

In addition to a competitive salary, pension and company car/allowance. We show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work. 

Our agile working policy allows for a mixture of office and home working, and flexible working arrangements are available so that our people are engaged to give their best. 

We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Proven track record of large scale multi-disciplinary project delivery in rail and civil engineering environments
  • Experienced in multiple project and multi-discipline management
  • Track record in successful client management
  • Strong commercial acumen with experience in bid management and commercial delivery
  • Experience working as CRE
  • Thorough understanding of standards and regulations across the rail and civils industry
  • Track record in seeking out new work opportunities through networking
  • People development skills
  • Strong organisation and communication skills
  • Experienced in developing collaborative working relations with existing clients


Why Story Contracting?

  • Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’
  • Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.
  • GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.
  • HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.
  • PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together.
  • FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.
  • TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.
  • WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.

Find out more about what it’s like to be part of Team Story here.

Every Story Matters

  • We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story!
  • As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy  ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.
  • All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?

  • Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date.
  • Click below to apply and start your Story.

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