Service Care Solutions Ltd

Contracts Manager

A Housing Association based in Essex is looking for a Contracts Officer to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate must have a full relevant Degree Level qualification or equivalent, extensive experience in a Contracts Officer/Manager role, experience dealing with planned and cyclical maintenance/repairs contracts and ideally extensive experience within a similar role for local authority/housing.

The main purposes of the role are as follows;

To manage external contractors and allocate work to employees to achieve the delivery of cyclical servicing and maintenance work programmes in the areas of heating, water hygiene, asbestos surveying, electrical testing, fire safety remedial works and lift maintenance
Manage other planned and responsive works relating to replacement of boilers beyond economic repair.
Responsible for ensuring statutory compliancy across all fuel types

Other duties associated with the role will include;

Liaise with the Programme Manager on matters relating to the efficient running of the Assets team.
Authority for procurement of cyclical and planned maintenance works, placing orders and contracts and paying invoices within levels laid down with Financial Regulations and Standing Orders and within approved budgets.
Agrees valuations for works within the contract, which are authorised by the Programme Manager.
Allocates work to and liaises with Asset Coordinators relating to the effective running of the cyclical servicing and maintenance contracts
Manage external contractors and allocate work to employees in the delivery of major cyclical servicing and maintenance work programmes, and ad hoc modernisation and refurbishment of heating system projects as instructed.
Place orders and manage contracts for all planned, cyclical, modernisation and refurbishment work

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

At least HNC/D level qualification
Extensive experience in a similar Contract Officer/Manager role
Knowledge of relevant legislation relating to obligations of the client as a landlord to keep dwellings in good repair and compliant.
Evidence of managing major planned or cyclical heating servicing and maintenance contracts.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering a rate of £28 - £34 p/hour Umbrella Ltd dependant on experience/tickets (approx.

£690 - £800 NET p/week after deductions) for the duration of the role.

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: Up to £25 per hour + Umbrella Ltd dependant on experience/qu
  • Location: Chelmsford, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Tel: 01772 208967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2021-05-07 16:13:30 -

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