Mechanical Contracts DirectorM&E Contracting

Mechanical Contracts Director - M&E Contracting - £70k to £80k - Essex. A well-established Essex-based M&E Contractor are looking for a Mechanical-biased Contracts Director. This is an excellent senior-level opportunity with the responsibility of overseeing multiple projects from a high-level. The ideal candidate will have a very strong mechanical building services background and proven ability of delivering projects –particularly within the Residential sector. They will be either a senior contracts manager looking for the next step up or be a current contracts director looking for a new challenge. Previous experience of overseeing project/contracts managers is and strong commercial acumen is essential.

About the Client:

A well-established mid-size M&E Contractor, they have gone through an impressive period of growth and work in the residential and commercial sectors on projects up to the value of around £5m. They are a company well-known for their engineering excellence and also offering the opportunity to progress careers within the business.

About the Role:

  • To ensure that all contracts run to time and specification through effective planning and monitoring and, the management and support of the company’s foreman.
  • To undertake monthly contract valuations and manage each contract’s accounts to ensure that they are running to budget in order to maximise the profitability of each contract.
  • Ensure Variations are submitted monthly and agreed with the developer/main contractor
  • To take responsibility for the purchase of large equipment in order that budgets are not unduly affected – Ensure we are better buying to meet Spec/Scope
  • To represent the company and discuss/negotiate contract and technical issues by attending pre-tender and pre-start meetings with clients, in order to influence decisions and gather relevant information.
  • To liaise and negotiate with consultants and clients regarding technical issues before and during contract programmes.
  • To ensure that the company complies with all Health and Safety requirements in consultation with the H&S consultant.
  • To be fully involved in developing and building relationships with potential and existing customers towards new and repeat business opportunities e.g. PR, customer entertainment.
  • Ensuring Project Document systems are in place by CM – Procurement Schedule, Costs Control Document, RFI schedule, Technical Submissions Schedule.

About the Candidate:

  • Relevant mechanical qualifications
  • Proven ability of delivering mechanical installation projects ideally within residential sector
  • Exceptional commercial acumen
  • Pro-active man-manager
  • Excellent technical knowledge

Points of Appeal:

  • Growing company
  • Prestigious projects
  • Senior role


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