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Contracts Manager

​As a contracts manager, you’ll be responsible for overseeing important legal documents relating to construction projects and ensuring that any issues which arise are resolved as quickly and effectively as possible.

The duties of a contracts manager may include:

Preparing tenders for clients and commercial bids to help bring in new business

Developing and presenting project proposals

Meeting with clients to find out their requirements

Producing plans and estimating budgets and timescales

Discussing, drafting, reviewing and negotiating the terms of business contracts

Agreeing budgets and timescales with the clients

Managing construction schedules and budgets

Dealing with any unexpected costs

Attending site meetings to monitor progress

Acting as the main point of contact for clients, site and project managers

Working with third parties to ensure that everyone understands their roles and responsibilities

Making sure construction projects meet agreed technical standards

Liaising with technical and financial staff, sub-contractors, legal teams and the client’s own representatives

Overseeing invoicing at the end of a project

Working on-site and in an office.

​Oxfordshire[a] is a landlocked county in the far west of the government statistical region of South East England. The ceremonial county borders Warwickshire to the north-west, Northamptonshire to the north-east, Buckinghamshire to the east, Berkshire to the south, Wiltshire to the south-west and Gloucestershire to the west.

The county has major education and tourist industries, and is noted for concentrations of performance motorsport, car manufacturing and technology companies. The University of Oxford is widely considered one of the leading universities in the world, and is linked to a concentration of local technology and science activities at locations such as the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, while Oxford University Press is the largest firm among a concentration of print and publishing firms.

As well as the city of Oxford, other centres of population are Banbury, Bicester, Kidlington and Chipping Norton to the north of Oxford; Carterton and Witney to the west; Thame and Chinnor to the east; and Abingdon-on-Thames, Wantage, Didcot, Wallingford and Henley-on-Thames to the south. All its zones south of the Thames: the Vale of White Horse and parts of South Oxfordshire were within the historic county of Berkshire, including the highest point, the 261-metre (856 ft) White Horse Hill.[5]

Oxfordshire's county flower is the snake's-head fritillary.[6]