Contracts Supervisor

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Passive Fire Protection team as a Contracts Supervisor, working at our Leeds office.

Salary: £45,000 per annum.

About the role

As Contracts Supervisor for Passive Fire Protection in the UK, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and coordinating the successful execution of passive fire protection projects.

The Contracts Supervisor will work closely with the Contracts Manager and project teams to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, in compliance with FIRAS requirements and in line with current fire safety regulations and industry standards.

This position requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, able to read and understand manufacturers details and specifications, understand Compartment drawings and the ability to manage operatives including subcontractors and other resources effectively.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Project Coordination:
    • Assist the Contracts Manager and Office team in planning and scheduling passive fire protection projects.
    • Coordinate with project teams, subcontractors, and suppliers to ensure the timely delivery of materials and resources.
    • Monitor project progress and address any issues or deviations from the project plan.

  2. Compliance and Quality Assurance:
    • Ensure that all passive fire protection installations comply with relevant UK fire safety regulations, building codes, and industry standards.
    • Implement quality control measures to maintain the highest standard of workmanship in passive fire protection systems.
    • Conduct regular inspections and quality checks to identify and resolve any non-compliance issues.

  3. Subcontractor Management:
    • Supervise and manage subcontractors involved in passive fire protection projects.
    • Review subcontractor performance and provide feedback to the Contracts Manager.
    • Address any concerns or disputes with subcontractors and take appropriate actions to resolve them.

  4. Health and Safety:
    • Promote and enforce strict adherence to health and safety protocols on project sites working closely with the compliance team.
    • Conduct safety inspections and risk assessments to identify potential hazards and ensure a safe working environment.

  5. Material and Resource Management:
    • Collaborate with procurement and logistics teams to ensure timely delivery of materials and equipment needed for passive fire protection projects.
    • Monitor resource allocation and utilization to optimize project efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
    • Value engineer details and applications on site, liaise with project teams for use of specified materials.

  6. Reporting and Documentation:
    • Prepare regular progress reports for the Contracts Manager and project stakeholders.
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation, including contracts, change orders, and other relevant records.
    • Ensure all works are recorded on the specified app for the project.

  7. Stakeholder Communication:
    • Act as a liaison between project teams, clients, and subcontractors, facilitating clear communication and resolving any issues that arise during project execution.

  8. Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process improvements and recommend strategies to enhance project efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Stay updated on industry best practices and new developments in passive fire protection.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Minimum Level NVQ level 2 In passive fire protection.
  • SSSTS
  • CSCS Card
  • Must be FIRAS, IFC or equivalent assessed and understand the audit process.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a supervisory or coordination role within the passive fire protection industry.
  • Familiarity with UK fire safety regulations (Approved document B), and industry standards related to passive fire protection.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with various stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using project management tools, software, and the Microsoft Office suite.

About us

Rhodar is a leading specialist enabling works provider. We are a market leader in the asbestos removal, demolition, and land remediation industries. We have also recently added fire protection to our portfolio of services.

Supported by over 450 employees at 14 facilities nationwide, our highly trained teams are trusted by major corporations to offer a specialist enabling works solutions covering our core disciplines either individually or collectively across both public and private sectors.

The scale of our projects range from multi-million-pound regeneration works combining our 3 core specialisms to domestic support for insurance clients and housing associations.

You can read more about the work we do at www.rhodar.co.uk, or you can view a video overview of our services at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Kj5kZYj-ho.

Why Rhodar?

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Annual pay review
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to an employee assistance programme to support your health and wellbeing
  • Excellent career progression and training opportunities
  • Investors in People recognition – 2015, 2019 and 2022
  • Access to mental health first aiders
  • Opportunities to partake in volunteer work and charity events
  • Eyecare vouchers

We are committed to being the leaders in our sector and ensure that we develop our employees to reach their full potential. If you are interested in joining an ambitious forward-thinking business with great opportunities for career development, we would love to hear from you.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to each individual applicant. If you do not hear from us within four weeks, then unfortunately your application has not been successful.

We will keep your application on file for six months and we will consider you for future roles within the organisation during this time. Your information will be deleted after six-months. If you wish to be considered for roles after this point, then you will need to re-apply.

The Lexia Solutions Group is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

If you would like to apply please send your CV to recruitment@rhodar.co.uk. 

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Rhodar, Unit C, Astra Park, Parkside Lane , Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 5SZ

Call us on: 0800 834 669


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