Contract Manager

Job Description

Annual salary: up to £47,000.00

Contract Manager

Location: Mid Lothian

Salary of up to £47,000 + car and benefits

30 years ago we were a small maintenance contractor with a single van, our desire was to make a positive difference wherever we operated; we are now a truly national company and this desire is still at the heart of our business .

About the role:

This role is predominately located in Mid Lothian. You will be delivering compliance to council assets across multiple sites. This will include recruitment and motivating teams to provide outstanding customer service and excellent contract delivery. This is a great opportunity to join an award-winning business and be part of a dedicated Team.

Mears offers a comprehensive facilities management service that encompasses multi-disciplinary activities within the built environment and the management of their impact upon the serviced property. Mears is a corporate member of the British Institute for Facilities Management.

Responsibilities will include:

  • To lead and manage teams responsible to your contract. This will include recruitment and motivating teams to provide outstanding customer service and excellent contract delivery.
  • To manage the Profit and loss account and Budgets.          
  • To monitor, evaluate and control the use of sub-contractors, suppliers and the performance of labour resources.
  • To ensure that all Reactive, Planned, Statutory and Non-Statutory preventative maintenance programmes are completed on time and within budget.       
  • To always act in accordance with Mears Group Policies, Processes, and systems. 
  • Attend Client meetings as well as developing key Client relationships.  


Mears are looking for a Contract Manager with a background in Facilities or experience in a similar contract environment. With expertise in managing multiple sites, you will have strong leadership skills, technical expertise, and exceptional negotiating skills. You will be used to managing a complex on-site team and have a high level of client relationship building skills.


All our roles require candidates to have the entitlement to work within the UK, Mears does not currently offer visa sponsorship.

The Benefits of working with Mears:

  • We offer a friendly and flexible working environment, excellent training and development opportunities and 25 days holiday entitlement along with bank holidays. 
  • Mears offer a company pension, life insurance and share scheme along with other fun benefits!
  • Mears is also committed to a policy of equality and diversity, and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community, please submit your application below and our recruitment team will be in contact.
  • Annual Mears Fun Day - Our annual Fun Day is organised as a massive thank you from the Executive team for all the hard work!
  • Volunteering Leave - Mears supports employees to undertake paid volunteering in the community, in support of our social value commitment.

Apply below or to discuss your application further; contact Megan on

Mears Group is a Disability confident employer and recognises our people as our greatest asset, we hire individuality, recognising and valuing everyone is individual and ensuring equal access to opportunities for all regardless of social economic background or individual make up.

Candidates should be aware that all our roles are subject to relevant DBS/Security checks before commencement of employment.