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Electrical Small Works Manager

  • Location

    Swindon, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Project Supervision & Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension Project Bonus

  • Contact:

    South West Recruitment Team

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    01/03/2022 or ASAP

  • Consultant:


Our client, a leading and growing Regional Electrical Contractor is looking for a Electrical Small Works Manager

We are recruiting on their behalf for an additional, experienced Electrical Small Works Manager to join their well-respected and established team based in Shrivenham, close to Swindon. They are now established as the leading contractor in the area with an excellent order book and client base. We typically operate within a 100 mile radius of our office.

The Role:

  • Managing multiple projects through from initial enquiry to client handover
  • Pricing projects and producing quotes. Evaluating and completing smaller tenders
  • Producing job related documents such as RAMS, NICEIC certificates and O&M files
  • Working with both private and public sector
  • Projects are varied and value from £250 - 25K. Many jobs will be small works
  • Client liaison and attending meetings. Surveying work ahead of producing quote
  • Recruitment and management of labour including sub-contractors
  • Cost control, P&L understanding and reporting out


  • You will previously have worked as an Electrical Contracts Manager or Electrical Small Works Manager for a minimum of five years and be confident in running multiple projects as above
  • Experience of dealing with smaller, more reactive type work. Comfortable and willing to consistently be dealing with multiple things simultaneously
  • Proven experience and a strong understanding of commercial, domestic and light industrial electrical work
  • Commercially astute and willing to make decisions.
  • It is important that you have worked your way up from the tools and hold recognisable electrical qualifications. Ideally, including 18th Edition and ideally C&G 2391
  • Proficient with IT systems as the company have modern processes
  • Happy working to targets. Your remuneration is a basic salary + an uncapped performance-based bonus scheme
  • Able to operate under pressure and produce exceptional results. Genuinely willing to source and work on projects of all sizes, including very small jobs. Comfortable dealing with reactive situations and jobs alongside longer term projects
  • Fire alarm experience advantageous but not essential
  • Driven and happy to look for work as well as manage jobs

The Package:

  • Salary negotiable depending on experience
  • Project Bonus
  • Car allowance
  • 30 days holiday (including Bank holidays)
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Long service benefits

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