Contracts Manager (Painting/Refurbishment – Social Housing)

Contracts Manager (Painting/Refurbishment – Social Housing)

Novus Property Solutions are
a dynamic, award winning property maintenance, refurbishment and new build
specialist with more than 750 staff in 26 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 Leighton Buzzard operational office covering Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and surrounding. 

Benefits

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

Summary – Contracts
Manager

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
public.

The successful candidate will be client facing and have strong experience in Social Housing with a Paiting and Refurbishment bias, 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 Painting/Refurbishment contracts and working within Social Housing
  • Passive Fire Protection experience extremely beneficial 
  • 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 application.

Location

Leighton Buzzard

Reference

VA925

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