Contracts Manager (Social Housing)

Contracts Manager (Social Housing)
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Contracts Manager

Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 750 staff in 21 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 124-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.   

As a result of our success we are
seeking an enthusiastic Contracts Manager to work
from our Warrington operational office covering Greater Manchester and the
North West.


  • Competitive
  • Company
    Car/Car Allowance
  • Discounted
    Healthcare Scheme
  • Pension
  • 23
    days holidays & BH 

Summary – Contracts

The role of the
Contracts Manager is to ensure the smooth operation of a number of designated
contracts / sites from implementation to completion and handover.

With responsibility for the control and
management of a number of Site Managers, the role holder will ensure contracts
are completed to programme, with zero defects, within budget and with no risk
to the Health & Safety of their operational team, the client or the general

The successful candidate will be client facing and
have strong experience in Social Housing, experienced in delivering Kitchen and
Bathroom contracts, Refurbishment, Planned works and Voids contracts, along
with public works, estimating experience would be beneficial.

Key Responsibilities – Contracts Manager

  • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders
  • Assist in the development of the procurement programme
  • Assist in
    the presentation of the contract brief to the client
  • Manage the selection and formation of site personnel teams (inc. sub contractors) as determined by individual contracts
  • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the requirements of individual contracts
  • Control individual contract progress towards completion
  • Control individual contract budgets
  • Ensure all necessary contract documentation / reports are accurate and produced on time
  • Identify
    Social Value and Customer Service requirements for each contract and manage,
    deliver and report against these commitments.

Key skills

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role and sector
  • Holds the relevant qualifications
  • Must hold a current SMSTS or associated NVQ
  • Essential to have experience of Planned Works/Voids contracts and
    working within Social Housing
  • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK
    Driving Licence.

Applications are welcomed from all as we are an
Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible
national building and maintenance company.

Please note that we do not require recruitment
agency support with this role and speculative CVs will be treated as a direct

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