Building Contracts Manager – Project

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Building Contracts Manager - Project
Interim Position

Sutton RQ826741

Posted: 1st March 2023 12:34
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  • Pay Rate:

    £279.44 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6-9 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim Building Contracts Manager - Project   

Reference no: Sutton RQ826741   

Pay rate £279.44 per day PAYE   

This opening assignment is for 6-9 months 


Flexible hybrid working - expected onsite 1-2 days depending on workload 

Programme manager level, delivering major works, leading on procurement routes, managing major works programmes within affordable housing sector. Looking for someone to come in and hit the ground running 

Key responsibilities: 


  • Uphold SHPs Values, Behaviours & Leadership expectations at all times (see overleaf)  
  • To lead the development and promotion of strong and effective relationships with nominated key partners and SHP colleagues to ensure that maximum value and service is derived from the supply base for all business units, residents and service users.  
  • Manage the repairs and maintenance service for a district covering responsive and planned projects, voids and programmes of capital and revenue spend.  
  • Manage service providers and consultants to deliver high levels of service. Take the lead as contract manager on borough-wide contracts as required.  
  • Manage partners to ensure delivery of the agreed SLA & KPIs. Delivery weekly, monthly and yearly data providing in the moment contract monitoring to enable close management of the contracts. 
  • Monitor work for quality, resident satisfaction, spending against budget and provide reports and statistical information. 
  • Identify trends through rigorous analysis of data, then act to continually improve the service through service & value improvement action plans.  
  • Involve residents in the monitoring of the performance of the service areas.  
  • Lead on effectively liaising with residents on property related matters, including leasehold consultation and right to buy information 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • HND or relevant qualification and or extensive senior management experience or equivalent in repairs and maintenance 
  • Proof of CIOB/MRICS accreditation 
  • Knowledge and experience of Building Maintenance including Health & Safety management 
  • Strong and practical knowledge of leaseholder legislation and processes surrounding Section 20 requirements 
  • Experience of managing service providers in a social housing context 
  • Experience of managing technical staff 
  • Financial & budgeting skills to set, forecast, manage budgets understand risk profiles and explore VFM opportunities

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Sutton RQ826741
Building Contracts Manager - Project
Client Category: Local Authority

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