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Hq Main Building Council Headquarters Newtown StBoswells Melrose Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£40,721.36 - £43,969.86 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 9B  (Grade is currently under review)

Hourly Rate: £22.31 - £24.09

Salary: £40721.36 - £43969.86 per annum 

Contract Duration: Permanent

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.


Role Purpose

An exciting opportunity has come available within SBC Contracts. The of Contracts Manager to manage a diverse range of civil engineering and building construction contracts including, groundworks, roadworks, bridgeworks, drainage, flood prevention, new build facilities and building renovations.

The responsibilities of the role are to manage the construction programme, resources, health and safety, contractual and commercial performance. The role comes with a good range of benefits including 28 annual leave and public holidays, with membership to the local government pension scheme and future opportunities for training and progressing.


Educated to degree, HND or HNC level in a relevant discipline or evidence of comparable experience and training.
SVQ Level 4 in Construction Contracting or attain within 2 years of being appointed.
Managers or Supervisors CSCS card
Current Site Managers Safety Training Scheme Certificate

 A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post. * If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Peter McNulty, Mark Douglas on +441835825190-07831334530, 01835825928-07801792864

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.


  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage