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- November 28, 2023
Established in 1956, T&N Gilmartin is a 3rd generation family-owned Fife-based contracting firm that specialises in landscaping, civil engineering, grounds maintenance, lighting, and surfacing. With a history that stretches back over 60 years, the business has a proud heritage of innovation, quality and exceptional client service.
The business has steadily grown and diversified its service offering, boasting a number of recognised customers across corporate, local authority, education, energy and main contracting including undertaking projects with the likes of Dundee City Council, Scottish Power, St Andrews University, Fife Council, St Andrews Links Trust, City of Edinburgh Council, Morgan Sindall, The RNLI, Perth & Kinross Council and many more.
With a strong order book, and pipeline of opportunities, this is an exciting time within the organisation and the leadership are looking ahead to making the most of new opportunities, while constantly seeking ways to streamline their operations and better serve their customers.
T&N Gilmartin are looking for an experienced Contracts Manager to join their team based in Cupar, Fife.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing Civil Engineering and Hard Landscaping service categories and their associated projects to completion.
Responsibilities will include managing the delivery of the client’s contract and the subcontracts from a commercial and operational perspective from project start to completion, management of procurement and engagement with estimating teams throughout, the management of any financial or operational risks and their mitigation, ongoing monitoring of action plans and communication of any variance and all other associated contractual obligations.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and ambitious business built on family values and work ethic. As the business grows, there is also opportunity to drive systems improvement and in areas drive digital transformation.
Working in a busy contracting environment, the successful candidate will possess the skills to successfully deliver projects on time, on budget and to a high standard. They will have excellent communication skills, be able to organise resources efficiently and be commercially aware.
The successful candidate will hold at minimum an HNC in Civil Engineering, be experienced in setting out, working with CDM Regs 2015 and NEC Contracts.
As well as this functional experience the candidate will have the ability to work well within an established business, understanding the importance of culture and relationships and possess the following skills and experience;
- A commercial, analytical, and detail-oriented mindset
- High organisational, project management and change management skills
- Confidence in decision making and consulting with a diplomatic approach
- Ability to prioritise workloads and adapt to changing demands
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to negotiate
- The ability to work collaboratively in a close-knit business
- Inspire and support site based teams
- Must display a “can do” attitude and a “customer centric” mind-set
To apply, please send your CV to Jamie Brown at FWB Park Brown at: firstname.lastname@example.org Or alternatively, you can contact the Edinburgh office by phone on +44 131 539 7087.