An exciting opportunity for a Contracts Manager to take responsibility for the management of all activity during the installation of staircases at customer premises.

This is a great opportunity for a competent, reliable, well organised and experienced Installation or Contracts Manager with a proven understanding of other trade skills.  The successful candidate will manage a team of 14, based from the St Ives office in Cambridge.  This is a hands-on role that combines a requirement for sound understanding of project management principles, combined with a flexible and creative approach to problem solving.  There will be an expectation of travel to sites as required which could be significant during busier periods.

The role is a key position in the organisation in ensuring that projects are delivered smoothly, safely, within budgets for time and cost and to the customer’s exacting standards.


  • Building and developing a successful team in a project management environment.
  • Overseeing the planning, scheduling and co-ordination of installation projects.
  • Appropriate allocation of resources to ensure projects are completed on time, every time and within budgetary constraints.
  • Communication with installation teams nationwide to ensure all relevant information is communicated effectively.
  • Ensuring all relevant personnel are aware of installation forecasts.
  • Liaison with customers, suppliers, contractors and other external support services as necessary.
  • Reporting to the senior team where requested to identify areas of concern or success.



  • Construction Site Managers Safety CertificateConstruction Site Managers Safety Certificate
  • CSCS
  • First Aid at Work
  • Have, or be studying for: NEBOSH National Certificate or similar
  • Proven experience in building and leading a successful team.
  • Excellent communication skills, with a calm persuasive manner.
  • Demonstrable planning, organisation and co-ordination skills in order to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Ability to understand and work from engineering drawings.
  • Excellent negotiation skills at all levels.
  • Experience in producing RAMS.
  • Experience of carrying out & co-ordinating surveys/layouts.
  • Co-ordination of all labour /multi-disciplined teams.
  • Construction site working methods & installation.


  • Workshop fabrication/welding.
  • Experience in estimating.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Demonstrable Leadership skills including teambuilding and coaching.
  • Strong collaborative and influential skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Effective analytical, decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Proven organisation, project and budget management skills.
  • Ability and availability to work periods away from home. 
  • Self-motivated and capable of working and managing own time. 
  • Willing to support the others to meet the needs of the business.
  • Clean & tidy work ethic with particular attention to housekeeping. 
  • Adhere to a high standard of business and personal ethics.



Full salary DOE

Please include a covering letter, current salary and CV


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