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Assistant Contacts Manager

  • Job reference: JW295
  • Location: Sevenoaks, Kent
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: Assistant Contracts Manager required ASAP based in West Kent for one of our housing association clients.

This role is initially on a 3 month basis.

The role involves:

* To manage contractors to ensure performance of the contract exceeds our minimum standard
* Project manage small refurbishments or major repairs of our properties, including the decanting of our tenants
* Prepare basic specifications to enable our contractors to quote for works
* Manage a small budget of 50K and works associated with it
* Liaise with our contractors to ensure any fire risk assessment works are completed
* Co-ordinate the reconciliation of works and costs provided to external clients
* Review tenant improvement requests and give approval where appropriate and check completed works.
* Provide support to the Project Managers within the Asset Team

Candidates will have the desired skills below:

* Proven project management or contract experience
* Detailed knowledge of using a variety of JCT and partnering contracts
* Ability to communicate and influence contractors, colleagues and other stakeholders
* Proven influencing and negotiating skills to resolve problems
* Sound judgement and prioritisation skills
* Ability to work within tight deadlines, under pressure and deliver projects on time, within budget and to the required standard
* Experience of dealing effectively with customer complaints and able to demonstrate an understanding of what provides excellent customer service.
* The ability to work as part of a team, along with the ability to prioritise the workload of self and others.
* ICT skills, competent with word packages including Excel and Word

If this position sounds of interest, and you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please don't hesitate to contact me at jack.windsor@servicecare.org.uk, or call Jack at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.