Interim Planned Works and Climate Change Manager

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Interim Planned Works and Climate Change Manager
Honiton, Devon
Interim Position

E Devon 5224426

Posted: 22nd February 2023 13:39
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £24.13 per hour PAYE, depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37, Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • Honiton, Devon,

    EX14 1EJ

What's involved with this role:

Interim Planned Works and Climate Change Manager

Reference no: E Devon 5224426

Pay Rate: up to £24.13 per hour PAYE, depending on experience

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 6 months

A Planned Works Manager is required to be responsible for the work, staff, and asset management of the client’s housing stock.

The post holder will be expected to provide technical expertise and advice; manage the major revenue improvement and capital budgets; and the contractors delivering programmed works. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the budget, work, staff, and the cyclical programmed and planned works to the housing stock including service and annual/periodic maintenance contracts.
  • Provide site supervision and contract management; valuation of work and authorise payment of invoices.
  • Manage contracts and contractors undertaking work to client homes.
  • Develop, maintain, and monitor programmes for the maintenance and improvement of dwellings.
  • Develop a Carbon Management policy and procedure for the housing stock, and to improve the SAP rating of its dwellings;
  • Promote and utilise modern procurement methods for the purchase of services and contracts; ‘e’ procurement.
  • Undertake projects designed to assist the Property & Asset Team achieve its objectives, targets and performance measures ensuring compliance with all Health & Safety requirements/Statutory Regulations.
  • Support and assist the Property & Asset Manager to perform his/her functions and objectives and ensuring Decent Homes compliance.
  • Provide reports and information for annual returns or benchmarking or performance measures as required by the Property and Asset Manager.
  • Assist in advancing tenant participation and involvement to ensure that tenants and leaseholders influence the management and maintenance of their homes.


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


  • Degree or HNC (Higher National Certificate) or equivalent in a building related/construction subject, or significant experience of managing staff and contractors responsible for the repair and maintenance of a social landlords housing stock.
  • A working knowledge of current Construction Design & Management (CDM) and Building Regulations.
  • A working knowledge of Health and Safety, Gas, Electrical, Legionella, Asbestos and Fire Safety Regulations.
  • Understanding of good public relations.


  • Evidence of effective management of staff.
  • Evidence of effective financial management and budgetary control.
  • Evidence of practical experience in management of contracts and contractors and experience in specification writing, EU procurement including ‘e’ tendering and tender evaluation.

Skills/Technical skills:

  • Able to work independently and without supervision and as part of a team.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Able to use IT in design and project management.
  • Competent with IT and ability to use Microsoft office products.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail particularly when working to tight deadlines.


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. Full Driving licence, access to a vehicle or access to means of mobility support.
  5. 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: E Devon 5224426
Interim Planned Works and Climate Change Manager
Client Category: Local Authority

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