Contracts Manager

  • Contract
  • Greater London, United Kingdom
  • Undisclosed per annum

A Client of mine in Central London is looking for an experienced Contract Manager to join their team for a period of 12 weeks. As a Contract and Direct Labour Manager, you will provide a comprehensive Hard Services maintenance and project management support service to the property portfolio, with responsibility for efficient operation of the properties, whilst ensuring comprehensive statutory compliance throughout the estate.

The role will require a proactive and practical hands on approach to the requirements of this role, this will involve both office based works and inspection of contractors’ and DLO’s works undertaken within the facilities and sites on a regular basis, together with meetings with internal team members and the public which will require excellent communication skills at all levels.

Line Management

This post reports to the Head of Hard Services and will manage the following roles

  • In house Handymen and multi – discipline tradesmen
  • Appointed Contractors for outsourced maintenance, operation and repair/ refurbishment of Hard services within the portfolio

To develop and maintain all Hard Services policies and processes, working in collaboration with relevant colleagues, necessary to fulfil the job purpose and achieve these duties, whilst integrating the policies and procedures into the wider Health & Safety strategy and policy and to promote ownership of risk by Service managers whilst securing the compliance and assurance required to accomplish its legal responsibilities.

To liaise with relevant colleagues in Property and Facilities and throughout including the Insurance team, with regards the implementation of safety corrective and preventive actions as a result of:

  • urgent works,
  • long-term maintenance
  • upgrade and refurbishment projects
  • capital projects

Key Skills and Qualifications

Extensive experience of managing a multi discipline Hard Service contract and in house team for multiple different types of properties with a minimum annual budget of £1m

Qualified / accredited to at least ONC or equivalent level status within a Mechanical or Electrical discipline or working towards a membership in a suitable professional body such as the CIBSE, IMech or IEE

Please note this role falls inside IR35.

To apply for this role please send your updated CV to or call on 02392 314698.

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