Electrical Contracts Manager

Woodward Group has exciting opportunities for an Electrical Contracts Manager to join our well-established, reputable team.

As Electrical Contracts Manager, you will be a key team member successfully delivering projects of various sizes, predominantly within the food and beverage, large industrial manufacturing, and gas sectors, reporting directly to the Directors.

Key responsibilities:

The role includes overseeing the electrical packages on multiple end user sites, including but not limited to the following duties:

  • Managing Direct and Sub-Con Labour Resources
  • Managing Specialist Sub-Con Packages
  • Attending Site Meetings
  • Monitoring H&S Processes and Documentation
  • Inspecting Quality and Managing QA Processes
  • Running of small electrical install projects, managing a team of electricians on those projects
  • Dealing with customers, and providing quality customer care when leading up to and handing over projects.
  • Answering emails, ordering materials, general office duties with regards to the projects
  • Completing handover packs, O&Ms, and test certificates
  • Managing the complete project lifecycle (Ranging from initial feasibility studies through to final completion & handover)
  • Working closely with inhouse commercial staff, while overseeing costs of labour, procurement, final accounts etc.
  • Liaising and communicating with estimating, commercial & contract teams
  • Attending weekly progress meetings/team meetings/client meetings while acting as a company representative
  • Ensuring Health & Safety is adhered to.

Experience/skills required:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an Electrical Contracts Manager working within the M&E Services to industry sector
  • Ability to manage site staff and Sub-contractors
  • Confidently undertake financial responsibility for P + L for Electrical Contracts
  • Possess excellent communication, client facing skills, good level of IT skills, operational, technical, and managerial skills within a fast-paced environment
  • Hold relevant Electrical / Building Services Qualifications and Industry Certificates
  • Carry a strong track record in project management and delivery
  • Ability to set targets, alongside managing and motivating multi-disciplinary teams to accomplish time, cost, and quality objectives
  • Strong communication skills with commercial and contractual use of relevant software packages such as those used in design and specification of engineering projects
  • Knowledge of industry best practices, system modification, and new procedures to optimise the level of service provided
  • Able to commute or relocate to Burton-On-Trent, DE14 1DU before starting work
  • Working on projects from £500k – £3m
  • Relevant qualifications


  • Salary: £50,000 – £55,000 per annum (negotiable with experience)
  • Company car and expenses
  • Company pension
  • Mobile phone
  • On-site parking
  • Sick/Holiday pay


  • Full-time, permanent position
  • Monday – Friday


  • Qualified Electrician
  • Preferred: HNC/HND and IOSH & / NEBOSH
  • Optional: Degree

How to apply:

If you would like to apply for the position of Electrical Contracts Manager and be part of our ambitious and growing team at Woodward Group, please send your CV to [email protected].

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