Contracts Manager

Posted 9 March by Castlefield Recruitment

Contracts Manager

Castlefield Recruitment are currently looking to recruit a Contracts Manager for a leading North West based Housing association


  • To directly manage the area contracts team, ensuring the internal functional teams, suppliers and subcontractors deliver to agreed service levels and budget.
  • Optimising the day to day operation of the contract for the geographic area under your responsibility.
  • Proactively manage and control allocated budgets, attaining revenue targets and implement any necessary corrective action to deliver a surplus budget each financial year.
  • To monitor and report on the performance of the region in order that performance and targets are achieved.
  • Provide a lead technical role for all Responsive Repairs and Maintenance and Void projects.
  • Providing support, mentoring and continual guidance for supervisors and operatives.
  • Client liaison for your region of responsibility.
  • Support procurement activity.
  • Keep up to date with developments in best practices, legislation, codes of practice, products and techniques.
  • Ensure full compliance with Principal Contactor duties under CDM regulations, promoting best in class HSQE performance.
  • Hold Monthly subcontractor performance meetings, monitor contractor performance and ensure continuous improvement, develop improvement plans.
  • Determine the strategic opportunities and exploit markets within the contracts to grow the market areas and local footprint.
  • Achieve or exceed service level agreements and key performance indicators
  • To produce weekly and monthly reports as directed by the Managing Director.
  • To manage the On-Call rota and organise On Call meetings with the staff involved as necessary.
  • To deliver On Call services in an emergency situation.
  • Responsible for ensuring all staff have both mandatory and refresher training.
  • Responsible for planning induction training to provide adequate staffing capacity.
  • To be responsible for operational and supervisory disciplinary and grievance procedures in liaison with Senior ER Advisor and Managing Director.
  • To ensure monthly invoices are issued on time.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Relevant trade qualifications -SMSTS, First Aid, CSCS Managers and Professionals Black Card
  • Experience of managing and delivering response repairs and voids servicing & maintenance contracts / service level agreements.
  • Commercial acumen
  • Ability to Identify, build, monitor and maintain constructive relationships with stakeholders.
  • Encouraging communication and willingness to share knowledge and information.
  • Principal Contractor duties under CDM regulations

Required skills

  • Construction
  • Contract Management
  • Maintenance
  • Housing Associations
  • social housing

Reference: 34650668

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