Contracts Manager

Requisition ID: 44604

Domain: Facilities Management/Technical Services Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Contracts Manager to join our team at Salford Royal Hospital & Tameside General Hospital on a permanent basis. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, company vehicle or allowance, bonus and benefits package.

The role of the Contracts Manager is to work with and reporting to the Accounts Director, supporting the Commercial, and Finance teams to produce measurable, continuous improvement to the performance of Salford Royal Hospital and Tameside General Hospital.

What will you deliver?

  • Form part of the on-site senior management team, delivering to agreed service levels within agreed budgets.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the team to increase performance thorough consistency and innovation.
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations.
  • Support the Performance Manager and Head of Technical on monthly deduction and service reports, daily/weekly updates, and other reports as required. Identify and minimise failures by providing advice, feedback, and updates to the team in the promotion of best practice in relation to payment mechanism deductions.
  • Develop, agree, and review processes necessary to deliver the contract.
  • Pro-actively offer solutions to improve performance, to include implementation of action/improvement plans where required.
  • Undertake root-cause and trend analysis of performance data, ascertaining trends & documenting improvement actions developed with service managers to address challenges, variances, or risk.
  • Develop working relationships with key clients & improve communication with the team and all other members of staff
  • Hold regular meetings with key stakeholders to ensure that key topics are discussed, and potential problems are highlighted to minimise service failures.
  • Support with governance of works

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car or car allowance, bonus and benefits package, which includes;

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2x times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), Women Together (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • ONC/HNC or equivalent experience in Facilities Management
  • IOSH Managing safely or similar H&S qualification
  • Experience of managing staff/projects within a PFI environment and of liaising directly with the client
  • Legal or commercial qualifications and or experience of commercial matters in PFI contract operations
  • Commercial awareness of key contractual documents
  • Experience of service delivery to a high standard and the ability to work under there own initiative.
  • Understanding and knowledge of Payment Mechanism
  • Experience of reporting, data and trend analysis, including running / reviewing paymech reports and monthly performance reports
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Good IT skills including Mircosoft Word, Excel, CAFM packages
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Able to work out of hours as necessary

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), Women Together (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.