Contracts Manager (Social Housing refurbishments)

Contracts Manager (Social Housing Voids/Kitchen & Bathroom refurbishments)

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

As a result of our success we are
seeking an enthusiastic
 Contracts Manager to work from our Burton operational office covering the East Midlands.


  • 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, Internal and External Refurbishment and Voids contracts, estimating experience would be beneficial.

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
  • 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 Refurbishment/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.

Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds many accreditations and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

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







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