It is essential that you have prior knowledge and experience of the Construction or Maintenance Industry including Health and Safety management, and public sector also.
The role involves the following:
To manage and implement schemes, projects and programmes of capital and revenue works as required to be delivered by Property Services Directorate by introducing and managing internal and external resources as required, Contractors and Consultants
To have responsibility for the team of Contract Managers delivering programmes of Capital and revenue works operating within the Property Services Directorate in implementing such projects.
Lead and manage the capital works team, set objectives, priorities and deadlines, allocate and delegate projects as required by the Head of Service to ensure the effective delivery of the Capital and Revenue Works programme
Monitor work for quality, resident satisfaction and satisfactory financial performance and provide the statistical data to evidence performance.
Implement systems in order to continually drive improvements and value for money within programmes of work.
Manage, develop and appraise all members of the team. Recruit and select staff and assess training needs for the development and improvement of the service, arranging appropriate training.
Ensure good communication takes place between Contract Managers and other staff within Property Services throughout the ALMO and its stakeholders and users of the service.
Monitor and review performance, observe and implement management procedures
Responsible for co-ordination of internal and external resources and the agencies of the Council in order to procure aids and adaptations for residents of the ALMO.
Stand in for the Head of Delivery when required to present reports, findings and delivery strategy to internal and external groups at all levels.
Enable the design, construction, maintenance, repair and refurbishment of all properties that are the responsibility of the client.
Have the knowledge and expertise to bring together external and internal expertise and resources in order to procure major refurbishment projects, either traditionally or from within existing framework agreements.
To lead projects from inception to completion and ensure that all team members work together for successful outcomes.
Carry out building measured surveys
Ensure that buildings and project works conform to the latest Building Regulations and technical standards
Take particulars on site in relation to building performance and condition, write specifications, obtain estimates and costs advice and take the role of contract administrator as appropriate.
Ensure that tender and contractual documents contain all details as required under LBS standing orders and that all reference is made to all current procedures and policy.
Ensure that the requirements for deliverables, materials and workmanship are incorporated into all specifications.
Analyse and report on building defects
Provide practical advice in order to solve technical problems, working within fixed budgets and tight timescales
Handle negotiations with loss adjusters as a result of insurance claims and provide specifications for remedial works.
Deal with all necessary statutory applications such as Planning consent and Building Regulations.
In the role of contract administrator assess and certify contract payments and settle final accounts
Manage and monitor capital and revenue budgets in accordance with regulations and spend profiles.
Arrange and manage regular progress meetings with contractors and or consultants during project works and ensure proceedings are minuted.
Understand the provisions of the Construction Design Management Regulations to ensure that the internal and external CDM resources are appointed and managed. Provide pre-construction information where requested.
Understand, manage and deliver the principles of The Decent Homes Standard and be able to advise the client, LBS and other stakeholders how it might affect the delivery of projects.
Be aware of the arrangements for provision of works for disabled persons and any integration within the delivery of projects. As necessary manage other staff who may need to assist in the procurement of individual projects.
As necessary manage external consultants required for individual projects.
Attend meetings with residents and stakeholders to explain works projects and to take questions. (From time to time meetings will be after office hours)
Ensure that information about an individual project is provided to neighbourhood teams, residents and other interested parties as requested.
Ensure that information is provided in order to carry out statutory notification of projects in a timely manner and in accordance with the clients procedural documents regarding leaseholders.
Ensure effective communication for leasehold management is adhered to throughout the team
Provide information as required by the Head of Delivery regarding individual project performance or for the purpose of answering specific requests.
Carry out surveys/collect necessary information from available sources about the housing stock as required under the clients Right To Buy procedures and provide all necessary information as requested by LBS for leasehold or freehold right to buy sales.
This is a contract role and you will need to be available on weeks notice if offered
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