Repairs Contract Manager

  • Location
    Brentwood, Essex
  • Salary
    £ 23.96 - £ 26.19 / Hourly
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Public Sector and Government
  • External Reference
    JN-052022-252623
  • Category
    Public Sector - Housing

Our Client is currently looking to recruit a Contract Manager to join their Housing sector.


The Contract Manager would be responsible for ensuring all the repairs and Maintenance contractors are completing services across areas including Asbestos, Gas, Electric, Fire Safety, Water Hygiene, Construction and Design, Lifts and Retaining Walls.


The role of the Contract Manager includes;



  • To be Responsible person for all statutory and non-statutory compliance areas of Asbestos, Gas, Electric, Fire Safety, Water Hygiene, Construction and Design, Lifts and Retaining Walls.

  • To ensure our Repairs and Maintenance contractor is completing services and providing relevant certification within the timescales set out in the contract.

  • Responsible for ensuring all remedial works across all compliance areas are raised and completed accordingly.

  • To ensure that certification is stored electronically and for the required amount of time for each compliance area.

  • To assist the Contracts Manager to manage and analyse the contract KPI's for Mechanical and Electrical and all compliance areas, including cost control and undertake regular quality inspections. This involves identifying trends, liaising with the contractor and taking remedial action in the event of service failure.

  • To identify gaps in knowledge and processes and provide a full detailed breakdown to senior management.

  • To ensure governance and reporting are done effectively across compliance and beyond

  • To provide Technical guidance to existing staff and ensure they implement this effectively.

  • To lead in the implementation of changes in accordance with the White Paper and Building Safety Bill.

  • To work with the Customer Care Manager to investigate, address and respond to complaints from tenant and leaseholders in accordance with the corporate complaint's procedure. Also, to deal with enquiries raised on behalf of residents by key stakeholders.

  • To ensure that the repairs team oversee works in progress including variations to the costed scope of the work, standard of workmanship and materials and that work not covered in the original order is processed correctly in accordance with procedures relating to variations.

  • To develop, nurture and manage relationships with key stakeholders, partners and supply chain contractors, ensuring social value and community engagement tasks are being delivered to a high standard.

  • To assist the Compliance Manager and Housing Manager in relation to all compliance areas to ensure they meets it's statutory requirements.

  • To ensure compliance with Procurement and Financial Regulations at all times.

  • To assist in the delivery of Capital Projects, responsive repairs and planned maintenance of commercial and other non-housing properties where necessary.


The ideal candidate would have previous experience working with key stakeholders and be familiar with the democratic processes.


Previous experience working with external partners promoting economic, environmental and social issues would be advantageous.











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