Contracts Manager

Posted 8 August by University Of Essex

Estate Management

Estate Management design, repair, maintain and secure all campuses. We aim to provide a seamless service to all students’ staff and visitors. Covering a multitude of services we are available to assist with any issue concerning the University estate and grounds.

Duties of the Role

The Contracts Manager will have responsibility for managing the University maintenance service and renewal contracts; assisting in the development, implementation and management of the University Building Asset Management systems; assisting in the development monitoring and review of the University Building/Mechanical/Electrical compliance management systems covering Health and Safety, statutory testing, servicing, PPM inspections; and in conjunction with others the supervision of external contractors/consultants.

You will also be required to attend training curse that are deemed necessary and liaise with section heads and users of facilities to ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of buildings.

Skills and qualifications required

The successful candidate will have obtained qualifications and training in relevant work areas which could include building maintenance, mechanical services, electrical services, Health and Safety, Asset Management and Contracts. You will have substantial experience in managing a range of contracts covering building, mechanical/electrical services as well as experience in delivering, implementing and managing contractual, Health and Safety, compliance and regulatory frameworks, practices and data platforms.

The successful candidate will be able to organise, review and manage a wide range of information, demonstrate they have experience in project management and have a good level of IT literacy.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Closing date: 31 August 2018

Interviews are planned for: TBC

Salary: £32,548 - £38,832 per annum

Reference: 35830208

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