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Job Reference: 57815

Major Works Manager

  • Kettering, Northamptonshire
  • £250 - £275 per day
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Major Works Manager to work in Kettering, Northamptonshire. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying from £250.00 – £275.00 (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

  • To lead and supervise the Asset Management team in providing a professional and technically competent service.
  • To play a key role in the development, implementation and review of capital and planned maintenance programmes.
  • To develop, maintain and update an Asset Management Strategy, a comprehensive stock condition database, safety registers and energy stock profile.
  • To act as contract administrator for major projects.
  • To contribute to the development and implementation of cross-cutting initiatives, in line with the Council’s “One Team” philosophy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Property Services Manager in creating a management culture that is customer-focused, forward-looking and flexible.
  • To lead and supervise the Major Works team in providing a professional and technically competent service.
  • To develop a performance culture within the Major Works team which will involve setting targets, monitoring key areas of team activity and benchmarking.
  • To allocate work assignments and provide effective supervision to staff within the Major Works team.
  • To undertake staff PRDs, one to ones and sickness monitoring for the Major Works team.
  • To assist the Property Services Manager in providing an appropriate training programme for staff within the team.
  • To develop, implement and review a project management methodology for major projects.
  • To develop and promote service improvement initiatives within the Major Works team.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Hold a relevant professional qualification, degree or equivalent capability. Hold a relevant Asbestos Management qualification or willing to achieve this within the first 12 months.
  • Experience: Experience of working in building surveying with a local authority housing department or housing association. Experience of staff management and supervision of operational and technical staff. Experience of housing maintenance /asset management in a local authority or housing association.
  • Compliance: Proof of right to work in the UK and references covering the last 3 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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