Construction Framework Manager

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Construction Framework Manager
Interim Position

N Lincolnshire 5228737

Posted: 24th May 2023 14:07
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  • Pay Rate:

    £22.03 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


    DN15 6NL

What's involved with this role:

Interim Construction Framework Manager   

Reference no: N Lincolnshire 5228737   

Pay rate £22.03 per hour PAYE  

This opening assignment is for 3 months 

Provide the Lead role of Framework Manager - for the Council Construction and Highways Framework with specific responsibility for the management of the Construction Area 

Key responsibilities: 


  • Lead on the contract management of the council’s Construction and Highways Framework by undertaking the role of Framework Manager, liaising with Framework Partners to deliver General Building Services.  
  • Lead on the assurance and contract management of the council’s procured Construction & Highways Framework. Ensure that all call offs are made in strict accordance with the Framework contract and the council’s contract procurement rules. Monitor and report to Head of Service: Assets and Infrastructure on both compliance and performance of the Framework. 
  • Verify and review framework contractors and consultants with special attention to financial, health & safety and statutory undertakings to maintain compliance and meet quality of service provision to the authority. 
  • Lead on the assurance and contract management of the council’s Professional Services Framework, directing the scoping, commissioning, and appointment of general building services consultants, including the preparation of tender documentation, arranging mini-competitions, tender evaluation and nomination to ensure that standards and quality of service are maintained in accordance with the council’s property related objectives and the NEC4 PSSC. 
  • Ensure the governance framework is adhered to including project delivery, financial management and that the terms and conditions of the procured Frameworks are managed.  
  • Lead on delivery of non- framework construction procurement activities, bidding processes and supervising the council’s tender portal and management of key data that holds commercially sensitive information.  
  • Assess and continually review the current and predicted expenditure of monies in relation to both the Capital and Revenue building programmes, to ensure any likely deviation from planned spending targets is identified and corrective action taken. To prepare reports on such matters for a variety of internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Develop, establish and maintain suitable systems 
  • Manage future development and maintenance of the business management system  to ensure effective monitoring, analysis and reconciliation of charges and recharges for internal staff and external consultants and the construction projects to ensure that they are contained within established financial parameters thereby maintaining a cost-effective service and delivering value for money. Prepare reports, including income and expenditure profiles, for management relevant to the performance of the service, highlighting areas requiring action and enabling targets to be reviewed and set in all sections. 
  • Responsible for capital recharges, raising accounts against capital projects in line with the CIPFA code and preparing out-turn reports on a monthly basis 

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

  • Education to degree level or equivalent experience 
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of operational, strategic and financial risk management 
  • Knowledge and experience in using standard forms of contracts, ideally construction NEC contracts 
  • Sound market knowledge of the construction market and dynamics which affect the sector, or a demonstrable ability to assimilate and learn new information and present this in a credible way 
  • Sound market knowledge of the construction market and dynamics which affect the sector, or a demonstrable ability to assimilate and learn new information and present this in a credible way.  
  • Experience that confirms sound knowledge of construction procurement and contract management  
  • Experience of using construction contracts, preferably the NEC Suite of Contracts  
  • Experience of resource management & planning Experience and proven ability in the property and construction environment.  
  • Experience of leading high profile projects with knowledge of project management.   
  • Experience of developing commercial activities and development of robust business plans.  
  • Experience of producing and presenting reports to inform decision making.  
  • Management experience, including motivating, building and leading teams and a commitment to people and service development. 
  • Extensive financial and budgetary planning and management skills and detailed knowledge and experience of financial practices and accounting, both capital, revenue and job costing 
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and present complex data, both financial and otherwise to provide accurate and usable intelligence to make strategic decisions regarding future service provision 
  • Computer literate, including extensive experience with financial ledger systems, MS Office and complex spreadsheets 

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. 


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Job Ref: N Lincolnshire 5228737
Construction Framework Manager
Client Category: Local Authority

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