Contract Manager – Planned Mainteannce

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Contract Manager – Planned Maintenance

Location: South Coast – Portsmouth, Brighton, Hampshire, Sussex & Surrey

Up to £70,000 – 75,000 per annum + car allowance + package

I currently have an exciting opportunity for a Contract Manager to join a leading social housing contractor. The role holder will be responsible for delivering a variety of planned maintenance projects across the South Coast coming up to the South London area

What you will deliver:

To manage a number of contracts ensuring they are delivered safely on time, to budget and with high levels of client and resident satisfaction.

To run the contract from Pre Commencement handover to final completion (completion of Defects Liability Period), including preparation of the SHEQ Plan. To take control of the site constraints plan,  fire risk assessment plan, traffic management plan and project risk assessments.  To be responsible for ensuring projects are adequately resourced to be managed safely, whilst maximising efficiency.

To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy and ensure all employees reporting to you do the same and being responsible for ensuring that SHEQ requirements are upheld to the highest of standards at all times.

Key Duties:

Comply with all company policies and procedures and ensure that they are followed by all personnel involved in the schemes under their control
To take ownership of all aspects of each project under their control from estimating handover through to completion of the Defects Liability Period
Provide project direction, focus and consistency across a number of schemes
Ensure staff has received or are due to receive adequate training to carry out their role on the project.
Assess exposure to the business for any claims from clients/consultants and residents and ensure the relevant corrective action is taken
Preparation and management of the Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan
Preparation and management of the contract programme including Target Programmes
Ensure that a Materials and Sub – Contractor Procurement schedule are in place to suit the proposed Target/Construction Programme
Register each scheme under their control with the Considerate Constructor Scheme
Supervision and responsibility of the Site Manager, including the following areas;
Health and safety management including information for the Health and Safety File
Quality control
Resource allocation and control (in liaison with the Quantity Surveyor)
Liaison with the client and contract administrator on both a formal and informal basis
Application for all licenses, permits etc and ensuring they are in place prior to work beginning
Ensuring that the site is set up to the highest standards
Appointment of contractors in line with Procurement Schedule (in conjunction with QS)
Co-ordination with sub-contractors
Attendance, preparation and reporting for all meetings in relation to the project
To have a clear understanding of the way the job is priced to enable us to take full benefit of any opportunities for variations, change is specification or scope of works to maximise profit
To make regular site visits (minimum of one per week) to inspect the job. During these visits the following must be checked:-
Check and sign the Contracts Managers, Site Managers weekly check list
Ensure that all inspections are carried out (scaffold inspection, hoist etc.)
Ensure that all necessary permits are completed (hot works, abrasive wheels etc.
Walk the work and carry out spot inspections
Work being carried out to specification
Health and Safety issues (scaffold, fire extinguishers etc.)
Quality Control
Site Cleanliness
Residents comments
Clerk of works comments
Any other appropriate checks
Check correct record keeping and paperwork is in place including but not limited to:
Programme status
Method Statements
Site Diaries
Labour Returns
Material Requisitions
Allocation sheets
Be responsible for your safety and others around you
Attend all mandatory courses related to your role
Comply with all the roles and responsibilities as set out within the SHEQ management system
Ensure that all systems are in place to ensure works are completed in accordance with the company’s values
Resource planning and team leadership and team development
Continually promote the company image and develop new relationships with clients and consultants
Any other reasonable management request.

In this role, you would have the opportunity to add real value from the outset and drive the direction of the team. Also, on offer is a competitive salary, car or car allowance, bonus and benefits package, including

Pension Scheme
25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
Life Cover equivalent to 2x times annual salary
24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
Gym membership discounts
Cycle to work scheme
Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalised support programmes

Skills and abilities

Confident oral and written communication skills
Financial and commercial awareness
Communicate effectively with all those who have a stake in the work
Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines
Ability to negotiate and influence
Mentor and support others and the ability to manage a team

3years’ + experience at Contract Manager level (or similar)
Extensive social housing experience
Previous experience within contract management
Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation
Experience of Partnership arrangements
Understanding of local government
Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
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