Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Contracts Manager (Passive Fire Protection)

Location: Tarbock Green

Type: Permanent

Salary: £45,000 to 50,000 Per Year

Posted on: 12/02/2024

Role Purpose: 

Due to continuous growth and securing a number large scale / long term Passive Fire contracts nationally, our client is looking to appoint a Contracts Manager with experience of working across various sectors in social housing, local authority, education, healthcare and commercial. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to become an integral part of our team, to help push the business and their own career to new levels.

Key Responsibilities: 


  1. Managing all aspects of multiple projects and contracts from survey, pricing, mobilisation, delivery through to handover
  2. Planning, organising and delivering projects with zero defects, on-time and in budget whilst always striving to achieve customer satisfaction 
  3. Assist with design, lead the procurement process, and assist with surveying, oversee installations and commissioning processes.
  4. Manage and Co-ordinate – Quality inspections / Residents Engagement Sessions 
  5. Contract & Project planning – setting out workflow targets to ensure completion dates are met.


  1. Liaising closely with the Company’s finance department to ensure that jobs are invoiced in a timely manner and that applications for payment are submitted when necessary.
  2. Assist in finalising all accounts.
  3. Complete project valuation and ‘cost to complete’ reports 
  4. Manage and report on project budgets and P&L through SAGE 

Customer Liaison: 

  1. Maintaining and building strong professional relationships with the client representatives – surveyors, building managers and design teams.
  2. Attend client and internal meetings from pre-contract, progress, commissioning to post contract.

Management of Resources:

  1. Provide leadership, assistance and technical advice to a team of passive fire operatives to ensure contractual commitments are met and exceeded.
  2. Management of directly employed engineers
  3. Identification, vetting, procurement and management of sub-contractors  
  4. Oversee Health and Safety, site engineering staff and both supervisory staff / Sub Contractors
  5. Administrate and monitor compliance software


  1. Organising and collating paperwork including, Working Drawings & Handovers Packs taking client briefing notes, submitting schedule of works.
  2.  A good understanding of forms or Main and Sub Contract documents.

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience in passive fire protection management of large-scale projects
  • Flexible self-starter with ability to prioritise
  • Displays strong leadership skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • PC literate
  • Commercially aware

Essential Requirements: 

  • Must have Passive Fire Protection Project Management/Supervision experience
  • Firas Card Holder (Supervisor Level)
  • Current industry knowledge and networking
  • Good knowledge of trade products and solutions
  • NVQ in Passive Fire or IFE lvl2 – Passive Fire 
  • SMSTS qualified/CSCS Card
  • Full UK driving licence