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Area Contracts Manager

  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: Thrrck/22/211882
  • Published: Fri 16/09/2022, 17:24 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £47,571 - £55,179 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thurrock, Essex

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join us as an Area Contracts Manager. This role is an interesting opportunity to be responsible for managing and overseeing the planning and delivery of housing repairs and maintenance services ensuring that all objectives, targets, contractual responsibilities and obligations are achieved.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Repairs and Maintenance Contract manager to join our high-profile Asset Management team at Thurrock.  You’ll need proven experience of managing effective and customer focussed housing maintenance services preferably in a social housing setting.  

The scope of this role includes the day-to-day management of the contracted housing repairs and planned maintenance services serving a housing stock of circa 10,000 properties. It also has responsibility for managing contractor performance, compliancy services, planned maintenance works and delivery of social value objectives.

With extensive repairs and stakeholder management experience, you’ll be very familiar with effective management of contracts, governance reporting and regulatory compliance requirements in housing services. You will also be used to effectively monitoring and managing contract budgets, financial reporting and managing payments.

You’ll demonstrate a positive outlook in operational delivery and will use your proven stakeholder management skills to build and maintain excellent partnerships. You will be highly organised in planning and coordinating your work and strive for continuous improvement. You will be performance driven and used to anticipating and managing risks and issues and taking corrective action.

If this opportunity excites you and you are an experienced manager with a strong track record in this area, we would very much like to hear from you.

Due to the nature of the work, you must have a flexible approach to working hours.  The postholder can expect a to take a hybrid approach in terms of working location being based partly at home and partly in the office and will need to be able to travel across the borough.

Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

Thurrock Council is committed to the principles of agile working and seeks to empower our employees, wherever service needs allow, to work flexibly in order to optimise productivity and enhance performance

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  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: Thrrck/22/211882
  • Published: Fri 16/09/2022, 17:24 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £47,571 - £55,179 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thurrock, Essex

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