Contracts Manager (Social Housing Planned Maintenance)

Contracts Manager (Social Housing Planned Maintenance)

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    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £60k - 70k per year + Car/Allowance + Bonus

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    Jonny Barltrop

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Role: Head of Projects - Voids and Planned Works

Salary: £60-70,000 plus car, bonus and benefits 

Location: South London (work throughout m25)

About the company

My client is a leading provider of building maintenance services within the public sector; providing repairs, planned & void refurbishments and compliance services to over 200,000 properties nationwide.

About the Role

My client have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Projects, reporting to the Regional Manager the role will require the successful candidate to provide direction and leadership to the Projects delivery team of managers, supervisors, administrators, operatives and supply chain. The role will lead the division’s P&L across Void and Project works to a variety of HA’s throughout the London area with a key focus on growing the business unit, bringing in additional clients, long term contracts and standalone projects.

You will take responsibility for the delivery of excellent operational and commercial performance, managing both directly employed and subcontracted resources, and ensuring they are managed and motivated to deliver cost effective, high quality customer focussed outputs.

Your contribution will sustain our reputation for innovative and excellent customer service, giving us a unique selling point in our sector.

Specifically you will:

  • Deliver a consistent, right first time service
  • Add value to all that you do whilst delivering exceptional customer service
  • Actively support your team in a positive manner
  • Lead colleagues where appropriate in delivering solutions to complex problems
  • Plan, manage and monitor site progress and quality
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external customers and partnerships with clients

 About You 

Candidates must have proven experience in the Repairs, Voids and Minor Works industry within the social housing sector; managing the development and performance of all aspects of contract operations including KPI’s & financial reports. Candidates will also have a strong track record of maintaining and building strong customer relationships and managing multi-site workforces.

The successful person will have excellent time management, good IT skills with a range of IT packages, will be proactive and flexible with good planning, organisational and influencing skills. You will have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with key stakeholders and ensure best practice prevails throughout the project, delivering effective interaction to all clients.

Should you require further information please email jonny.barltrop@buildrec.com


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