Contracts Manager (12 Months fixed term contract) - Flexible Working Available
St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. Our refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short it is a great place to live and work.
In this role you will be responsible for managing the implementation, mobilisation, integration and on-going management of the Councils new Reactive Repairs and Planned Maintenance Contract.
We are looking for a talented individual with strong leadership skills, commercial acumen and demonstrable expertise of leading multi-disciplinary teams. You will be the main contact for the contractor and lead on the mobilisation, implementation of the new contract.
You will have significant experience of managing contracts and be a member of RICS or CIOB or with equivalent experience. You will be managing a small team of internal housing technical staff working on repairs and void works. Previous experience of effective performance management in a construction related arena together with partnership working to deliver major contracts is essential for this post.
We offer a competitive package which also includes up to 26 days annual leave, essential use car allowance, pension scheme, reimbursement of professional fees, management development and training opportunities, flexible working options (including homeworking), leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits that are available. This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Amanda Grosse, Housing Asset Manager on (0)1727 814695 or Joanne Turner on 01727 819386.
For full details visit www.stalbans.gov.uk stating your details and the post reference number.
Closing date for applications: 31 March 2019.