Contracts Manager – Housing Services

Location
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary
£44,271 up to £48,108
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Status
MRICS

Contracts Manager – Housing Services

(12 months fixed term contract)

Inclusive salary from £44,271 up to £48,108 per year + Car Allowance

plus up to 18.5% employer pension contribution

St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. Our refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short, it is a great place to live and work.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing the implementation, mobilisation, integration and on-going management of the Council’s new Reactive Repairs and Planned Maintenance Contract.

We are looking for a talented individual with strong leadership skills, commercial acumen and demonstrable expertise of leading multi-disciplinary teams. You will be the main contact for the contractor and lead on the mobilisation, implementation of the new contract.

You will have significant experience of managing contracts and be a member of RICS or CIOB or with equivalent experience.  You will be managing a small team of internal housing technical staff working on repairs and void works. Previous experience of effective performance management in a construction related arena, together with partnership working to deliver major contracts, is essential for this post.

We offer a competitive package which also includes up to 26 days annual leave, essential use car allowance, pension scheme, reimbursement of professional fees, management development and training opportunities, flexible working options (including homeworking), leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits that are available. This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.

For an informal discussion, please contact Amanda Grosse, Housing Asset Manager, on 01727 814695 or Joanne Turner on 01727 819386.

For full details visit https://stalbanscityanddistrictcouncil.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/188 stating your details and the post reference number.

Closing date for applications: 27 March 2019.

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