Assistant Contracts ManagerFit Out & Refurb

Assistant Contracts Manager - Fit Out & Refurb - £35k to £45k - Berkshire. The opportunity for a driven and ambitious Assistant Contracts Manager who has ideally progressed from a site level position within Office Refurb/Fit Outs who would be keen to join a stable business and achieve personal success. The successful candidate will join a successful business based in Berkshire and will support and be mentored by a Senior Contracts Manager in delivering contracts from £150k-£1.5m predominantly around the Thames Valley region.

About the Client:

When it comes to the modern workplace, fit outs and property refurbishment, my client design, build and furnish commercial interiors that combine creativity, passion, functionality and intelligence. Providing superior services for leading companies since 2006, their expertise in consultancy, design and build produces inspiring results across the South East.

About the Role:

  • You will support and be mentored by a Senior Contracts Manager in delivering contracts from £150k-£1.5m predominantly around the Thames Valley region
  • Full training will be provided
  • Mirror the Senior Contracts Manager on daily duties
  • Liaise with pre-contracts department and clients to facilitate efficient job hand over on receipt of orders
  • Carry out pre-start site surveys
  • Order materials & allocate labour. Co-ordinate their delivery on time- and site- specific basis
  • Ensure familiarity with site; develop & maintain good relationships with site supervisors
  • Ensure that Health and Safety requirements on site are adhered to at all times
  • Ensure that projects run to time and on budget
  • Handling ad hoc client and team requests
  • Record keeping, filing, managing appointments and correspondence O&M documentation

About the Candidate:

  • Numerate and literate with very good spoken English. Good knowledge of various computer packages including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel
  • Prior experience on site within Office Fit Out/Refurbishment environment with a desire to move into contracts/operations management
  • Good organiser and time manager
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills (verbal and written), with team, suppliers, site supervisors and clients
  • Good overall IT skills
  • Strong commitment to the role and delivering on objectives/deadlines
  • Positive attitude and friendly outlook
  • Able to work under pressure, prioritising to meet deadlines, juggling busy workload and multi-tasking
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, efficiently managing own time and working alone where necessary, as well as part of a team

Points of Appeal:

  • The opportunity to join a reputable, successful business who are offering the successful candidate development and ultimately a long term career.
  • Clear and achievable progression route
  • Competitive and negotiable salary and benefits
  • Friendly and supportive office and team environment


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Grace Murphy on 0203 640 8989 or email