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Contracts Assistant

  • Job reference: JW313
  • Location: Sevenoaks, Kent
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: Contracts Assistant required ASAP based in Sevenoaks, Kent.

This role is on a permanent basis.

Responsibilities include:

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 small budgets 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

Experience, knowledge and skills:

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

Must hold a valid UK driving license and have own vehicle for business use.

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.