Mechanical Contracts ManagerM&E Contracting

Mechanical Contracts Manager - M&E Contracting - £55k to £65k - London. A leading Mid-Size M&E Contractor are looking for a Mechanical Contracts Manager to join their London-based team. They are a very well-established business and work in a number of sectors, including Commercial, Residential, Hotels and Leisure. This is a senior position within the business, previous experience managing Project Managers is important and a solid mechanical building services background also vital in order to be considered for the role. They are a growing company and have secured some excellent prestigious projects within the M25.

About the Client:

Well-known throughout the industry for engineering excellence, they work with a number of prestigious clients in the South East in particular. They work in a range of sectors including Leisure, Residential, Commercial and Hotels. Project values are up to around £10m so they are a big player in the London market who regularly are winning prestigious projects in and around London. My client is looking for an experienced Mechanical Contracts Manager in and around London.

About the Role:

  • Oversee and manage the lifecycle of the project on any value project
  • Directing the full project team (Engineers, site supervisor, sub-contractors, designers, suppliers)
  • Ensure the project is fully staffed to meet the requirements of the construction programme
  • Responsible for the overall progress of works
  • Responsible for the overall quality of works
  • Have overall responsibility for all matters affecting the financial stability of the project
  • Lead negotiations on final accounts with client and sub-contractors. Final agreements to be agreed with Directors.
  • Responsible for ensuring the clients requirements are being met and maintain client relationships, including entertaining
  • Responsible for the implementation of procedures for the overall control of the project administration
  • Undertake or advice/authorise on the procurement of all plant, equipment, sub-contractors and labour packages necessary for the works allotted spend limits commensurate with this role
  • Responsible for sub-contractor negotiations and ensuring outgoing payments of suppliers and sub-contractors are dealt with correctly and in accordance with company procedures
  • Attendance at meetings on behalf of the company either in conjunction with others or individually
  • Attending regular internal review meetings with associate directors and other members of the company management team as necessary
  • Hold and chair internal review meetings with staff working for/with him/her
  • Ensure all project applications for payment are compiled and issued correctly and in line with company procedures
  • Ensure all contract variations are accounted for correctly and claimed for within the monthly application in line with company procedures

About the Candidate:

  • Mechanical Engineering experience
  • Project management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Communication skills
  • IT Skills (Microsoft Office package, project management software)
  • To demonstrate good understanding of project financial control
  • To confidently negotiate with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • To continually look for avenues to improve project margin.
  • To manage time and tasks to ensure efficient running of projects and department
  • To form, build and maintain relationships with clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • To present all correspondence, tenders, drawings in a professional manner
  • To present all information in a concise and professional manner
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self-motivating

Points of Appeal:

  • Growing company
  • Prestigious Projects
  • Development opportunities


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