Contract Manager


Geotechnical Engineering Ltd is the largest independent ground investigation contractor of its kind in the UK.  Based in Gloucester, we are a progressive, energetic and friendly company with a renowned and enviable reputation for innovation.  We have a wide Client base, ranging from private individuals requiring bespoke services or advice, right through to large multidisciplinary consultants and main contractors who require large scale and complex ground investigations.

The foundations of our organisation are built upon a number of highly effective teams, who work closely together, in order to deliver an unrivalled service to our Clients. Our dedicated teams of drillers, engineers, utility surveyors, technicians and laboratory staff all play a vital role in ensuring that these services are delivered to quality, on budget and on time, every time.

Due to an increase in workloads, we are delighted to be recruiting for Contract Managers to join our expanding team. The successful candidate will have a strong geotechnical or construction management background and are likely to have a number of previous years of site experience.  They will be familiar with Health and Safety Legislation, construction contracts, technical Specifications, liaising with suppliers and subcontractors, and managing the financial accounts.

Working closely with commercial team, operational managers and site based staff, as the contract manager you will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of the project. You will be methodical in your approach and will be required to attend meetings as necessary, procure third party services, create health and safety documentation, manage the works (on site or remotely), coordinate timely accurate reports and technical submission and to measure and invoice the works promptly and accurately on completion.

A great deal of our reputation has been built upon our strong health and safety record within the industry and a key part of your role will be preparing site specific health and safety submissions and to ensure that all works are carried out within these documented frameworks.

Our projects can range from a single day on site to weeks in the field and can involve working on petrol forecourts, oil refineries, electrical substations, highways, reservoirs and railways, to name but a few. Project values range from £1k to in excess of £1M.

We are looking for client focused, ambitious, hardworking and dedicated individuals, with great team work and communication skills. You will need to be adaptable and should have the ability to work independently to tight deadlines. A UK manual driver’s licence is a pre-requisite.

In return we are able to offer a highly attractive package, with excellent career prospects and fully structured training and professional development. An OTE package in the region of £25k to £30k (including a bonus scheme) plus pension (subject to age) and company car will be offered to suitable candidates, dependent on experience.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to