Repairs Manager

Repairs Manager

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    £50k - 54k per year

  • Contact:

    Jack Burgess

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Repairs Manager – South East London – Social Housing

My client is a leading provider of social housing in the Greater London region who are looking to hire a Repairs Manager into their organisation on a Fixed Term Contract basis. 

The Repairs Manager will:

  • Lead and motivate a team of managers, supervisors and operatives, including one to ones, professional development and performance reviews, as well as taking the lead on managing the main contractor.
  • Deliver a good quality and cost effective repairs service within budget restraints, high safety standards and compliance measures.
  • Drive KPI performance and awareness throughout the team.
  • Robustly manage, cost control performance, productivity and value for money in the repairs, voids and complex works including disrepair works to high standards.
  • Manage significant budgets, including performance management of contractors, KPI’s and service improvement plans
  • Engage with residents, offering excellent customer service in response to any complaints regarding responsive repairs

The Repairs Manager should have:

  • Extensive social housing repairs and maintenance experience, having previously worked for a Housing Association, Local Authority or Main Contractor delivering similar responsive repairs works.
  • Excellent customer focussed attitude.
  • Good commercial knowledge and use of KPI's to improve services.
  • Strong management experience, including direct technical staff alongside external contracts management of service providers
  • Strong technical building pathology knowledge alongside a relevant building qualification (HND, Degree qualified or MCIOB highly desirable)


  • ~£54,000 base salary
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Excellent pension

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