Fire and Security Contracts Manager - Dorset/Hampshire/Wiltshire - Wessex Fire and Security

Established over 30 years ago, one of the largest and most successful Fire & Security organisations in The South-West.

Due to our continued expansion we have an exciting opportunity for a Contracts Manager based in and around the Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire area.

The company boast major clients including councils, hospitals, commercial, manufacturing, education, industrial and retail.

We enjoy excellent levels of staff retention which is due to our results driven, team-oriented culture.


Main Duties & responsibilities:

  • To ensure that the P&L (Profit & Loss) of assigned contracts is delivered in line with budget/target expectations.
  • To forecast on projects/workload, report to operations manager and work with the team to deliver expected results.
  • To manage and motivate employees and associated staff to ensure that all contracts are delivered to a high standard and within agreed timescales.
  • To carry out duties as an SMSTS Supervisor, undertaking required audits and H&S checks.
  • To develop, maintain and establish customer relationships with key clients and their representatives, and liaise effectively through both formal and informal meetings.
  • To ensure that all matters relating to health & safety are addressed, including ensuring all works are undertaken in a safe manner, and in compliance with all current legislation and regulations. To ensure method statements and risk assessments are prepared and issued as required.
  • To be responsible for management, motivation, performance, training and support of staff.
  • To ensure that contracts, works orders and variations are processed in accordance with the company’s management procedures.
  • To ensure that any company asset, and resource such as hired plant are used in the most effective and economical manner.
  • To ensure that adequate protection is provided for all company assets that fall within the posts area of responsibility.


This list of responsibilities and duties is not exhaustive and the Company will expect you to perform other duties relevant to the job title.

Desirable Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the Industry, including health & safety and CDM regulations.
  • Conversant with risk assessment techniques and methods.
  • Knowledge of building construction, including building regulations and guidance notes.
  • Drive and ability to work under pressure to achieve goals and deadlines.
  • Good administrative and time management skills
  • Good level of IT skill to include, Microsoft word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to use initiative.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A flexible and positive approach to all aspects of service delivery. Demonstrable experience in management/supervisory position.
  • Demonstrable experience of contract management.
  • Extensive experience within the Fire and security Industry.


Desirable Qualifications

Fully Qualified within the Industry, or equivalent accredited with the following:

  • Possession of a full driving licence and be willing to travel to fulfil the requirements of the post.
  • SMSTS (Site Managers Safety Training Scheme)
  • Previous experience of managing small to medium contracts for both domestic and commercial clients



  • Pay to be advised dependent on experience
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 24 days holiday
  • BUPA medical insurance
  • Accident and Sickness Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension contributions

For an application form please CLICK HERE.

Or for further information please email or call 01747 852258 (No agencies please).

Due to a high volume of responses we may be unable to feedback to all applicants, therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.