Electrical Contracts Manager

IDES are a nationwide electrical contractor that work throughout the commercial and industrial sectors, specialising in the dental industry, automotive repair centres and retail store fit outs. We are looking for an experienced Electrical Contracts Manager to join our ever-growing team.

The Role

The Contracts Manager will be joining the company’s leadership team, working alongside the Managing Director and other Contracts Managers, managing projects from tender stage through to handover.

Office duties will consist of organising workforce, allocating labour to contracted works, creating schedules of works for larger projects, dealing with client requests, technical queries and quoting installation works.

The role can be office/remote based, with site visits required for client meetings, technical site surveys, job costing activities.

Travel throughout the UK is essential for this role. Mobile duties will include (but not limited to) providing support on site, taking responsibility for efficiency and quality, ensuring we offer the best quality service to our clients.


  • A minimum of 5 years installation experience, working with a variety of Fire Alarm Systems including addressable and conventional systems across a range of manufacturers.
  • BS 7671: 18th Edition Qualification (or equivalent qualification)
  • Understanding of BS5839-1 and the latest update on the regulation is essential
  • Knowledge of (and adherence to) health and safety regulations.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Ability to work away from home, throughout the UK.


  • A minimum of 3 years’ Electrical Contract Management experience is required.
  • BS 7671: 18th Edition Qualification (or equivalent qualification).
  • Knowledge of (and adherence to) health and safety regulations.
  • Experienced around Inspection & Testing requirements, Electrical Installation Condition Reports and other NICEIC accredited certification.


  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Ability to work away from home, throughout the UK.
  • Up to date CSCS/ECS card.


  • Ability to operate effectively under pressure to rapidly changing circumstances.
  • Positive, self-motivated, and proactive individual.
  • Well-organised and presentable.
  • Good Time Management Skills – to ensure you work to the schedule timescales.
  • Computer literate; comfortable with the Microsoft Office package (Outlook, Excel, Word etc).


  • You will receive a competitive salary.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • 21 days holidays, plus Bank Holidays additional.
  • Company Branded Workwear.
  • Company vehicle (fuel card included).
  • Company mobile phone and laptop.

Job type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £50,000/annum (negotiable)

Schedule: Monday – Friday