Elliott UK is part of the Modulaire Group, which has c. 250,000 rental units over 23 countries. These are organised into 6 divisions - France, ENSE, Germany, Nordics, APAC and UK. Around the world, our Group is the leading global business services provider focused on modular space, secure portable storage solutions, and remote workforce accommodation management.

At Elliott , we respect and value differences and are passionate about our people, our customers and the planet. We nurture an environment where all differences are valued, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. We are committed to building a culture that brings together the very best of our people and their unique skills, experiences, abilities and where they can flourish. In joining the Elliott team, you will be able to apply and develop your skills and knowledge as part of a collaborative team that is helping to innovate and play a part in building a better future and creating value for our customers, our people, society and the planet.


OSS (Major Projects) construct permanent buildings using Manufactured Offsite Modular construction techniques along with traditional steel frames to provide both Modular and hybrid building solutions that offer unrivalled flexibility for our customers.

As Contracts Manager you will be fully responsible for the successful operational delivery of Projects ensuring safety, product quality are completed within the contracted timescales and to budget.

You will be responsible for all aspects of the operational delivery side of the project through both Pre and Post Construction phase’s working with both internal and external stakeholders delivering quality within the scope of the design and build form of contract.

Key Success Factors

• Projects handed over on time.
• Projects handed over safely
• Projects completed within the financial budget.
• Exceed customers’ expectations in terms of service demonstrated by a positive NPS score.

Roles and Responsibilities

Key responsibilities will include:
· Provide leadership, direction and mentoring to the delivery team along with internal stakeholders and subcontractors to deliver high quality projects on time and to budget.
· Develop construction programmes and phasing plans that are accurate, challenging and deliverable in liaison with Production Management and the Supply chain alike.
· Review resource histograms that correlate with the site installation and overall contract master programme for planning, coordination, and control of the operational delivery.
· Support Commercial in the management of the procurement of subcontract packages identifying key dates of when packages need to be placed.
· Ensure that the company HSEQ integrated management systems are implemented and embraced by the workforce and supply chain and ensuring that adequate resources are available to the business to support HSEQ needs.
· Working closely with clients and their consultants to maintain and develop excellent professional relationships, which help support and secure repeat business.
· Present monthly progress reports, data and KPI’s to clients and key stakeholders in a professional, responsive and client focused manner.
· Performance manage site managers and site teams, identifying and monitoring KPI’s.
· Propose, prepare and execute initiatives to enhance profitability managing risk in a collaborative manner with the whole delivery team.
• Assist commercial colleagues to prepare monthly interim valuations and settle the final accounts – both Client and subcontractors.
Organise and chair regular internal Core Team Meetings, Sub Contractor pre start meetings and ongoing Sub Contractor progress meetings.
Ensure that all site records and information is correctly preserved and uploaded onto Elliott's electronic filing system including Viewpoint.

Hierarchical Relation

Construction Manager

Experience and Required Skills

Personal Characteristics

• The ability to communicate affectively is required in order to manage Customer and stakeholder relationships, in addition to strong planning and organisational skills to deliver operational excellence and efficiency.

• Strong leadership skills including experience in leading teams large programmes of work and has the confidence and ability to lead, influence and communicate with others to deliver targets.

• Commercial awareness is required, with the desire to continuously improve safety and sustainability performance.

• Excellent written and verbal skills.

• Must consistently demonstrate the highest degree of integrity, ethical conduct and trustworthiness.

• Ability to work with and support others in a positive way.

Work Experience

• Strong demonstrable experience of operating in a similar role.

• Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects.

• Preferably qualified to degree level, minimum HND in a construction related subject

• Ideally, the candidate should be a Member of CIOB or working their way towards Corporate Membership

• They will have performed this role on contracts between £3 and £20 m in value with a reputable contractor

• Experience of both traditional and modular construction techniques, along with demolition and asbestos removal would be beneficial

• CSCS – Black Manager’s card

• SMSTS would be beneficial.

Renumeration and Advantages

Whilst this role is primarily based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, we work Nationally and therefore this role will involve notable travel and some overnight stays.

Many of our contracts involve working in live school environments. Therefore there may be a requirement to complete a Criminal Record check (DBS)