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JN Bentley Ltd

Contracts Manager (135)

JN Bentley is looking for a Contracts Manager to assist in managing projects for Northumbrian Water throughout the north-east
Location North-East | Durham Contract type Permanent
Sector Water | Wastewater Salary Competitive
Discipline Project Delivery Interested? APPLY HERE

In your role as a contracts manager, you will oversee and carry out a variety of projects involving several different disciplines.  The size and complexity of schemes vary, but they will include civil, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, and control components.

You’ll be Joining JN Bentley in a record year for the business, that’s continuing to make strides with our ever-growing workload across the UK with turnover rising over £400m in 2023. In this role, you can enjoy our great benefits that include 26 days annual leave, 10% employer pension contribution, and generous car allowances, to highlight a few.


As a Contracts Manager, you will work with our team on traditional civil and building services projects, along with some mechanical and electrical work. The scale of the schemes ranges from £250k to over £10m.

Your day to day will include:

  • Manage and monitor on-site operations and physical progress of work in order to ensure site safety, quality, and environmental obligations.
  • Attend site meetings with the client
  • Assist in the creation of annual budgets and the management of expenditures within agreed-upon budgets.
  • Finally, ensure that all legislative compliance obligations for appropriate plant and equipment are always met.

 What can we offer:

  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays with the option to buy and carry over
  • Flexible pension contributions up to 5% employee 10% employer
  • Life assurance of 4 x salary
  • Income protection
  • Private medical insurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Car benefit
  • Annual professional institution subscription costs
  • Career and professional development opportunities

We at JN Bentley are passionate about identifying potential, and we constantly welcome transferrable skills, so if this sounds of interest then please apply, so we can talk more