We are looking for a Regional Contractor Manager for a national insurance repair industry client in the South West to survey & scope repair works on domestic properties as well as contract managing the works and contractors carrying out the repairs (fire, & flood damage etc.). The successful Regional Surveyor / Contracts Manager will cover a geographical patch across the South West (and South Wales). This is a permanent home based position with an excellent package including company car or generous car allowance.
As Regional Contractor Manager you will be responsible for a network of sub-contractors carrying out carrying out the repairs (fire, escape of water & flood damage etc.) to domestic & commercial properties; ensuring SLA’s are met, performance management and dealing with any complaints etc.
The successful Regional Contractor Manager will cover a geographical patch which will include Gloucester, Devon, Cornwall and Dorset so you must be prepared to travel. We will welcome applicants from anywhere within this region, but ideal locations to reside for this role would be somewhere between Bristol & Bath.
Job role and responsibilities
Reporting into the Operations Director the Regional Contractor Manager will have direct responsibility for the following;
Actively managing the network of contractors & the works they are carrying out
Ensuring quality of works carried out by sub-contractors
Ensuring SLA’s are within target
Dealing with variations and supplier queries
Agreeing scopes and sometimes surveying & scoping works for properties damaged by insured perils
Dealing with any variations, complaints and quality of works issues ensuring these are kept to a minimum
What skills/experience will you need?
For this role the successful Regional Contractor Manager role will need to have the following skills/experience:
Building surveying and scoping / estimating experience
Experience having worked for a contractor or claims management company overseeing or carrying out domestic property repairs
Some experience working in the insurance repairs industry would be an advantage (but is not necessarily essential as long as you have domestic property experience)
Experience in overseeing contractors / sub-contractors in the field carrying out repairs is essential
Excellent customer service background and experience in dealing with complaints
Solid maintenance/construction industry experience
Ideally a relevant professional qualification
Good understanding of H&S, CDM and the Party Wall Act etc.
In addition to the salary (£35k- £38k depending upon experience) the Regional Contractor Manager will receive a very generous car allowance and other company benefits.
We may not always be able to reply to every applicant due to the volume of CVs received so if you have not received a call within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. If you are an experienced Insurance Surveyor or Contracts Manager / Regional Contractor Manager living in another area, it may be worth you sending your CV anyway as we may have other roles that we could contact you about in the future.
- Building Surveying
- Performance Management
- Contractor Management
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