Temp - £300 P/D
West Sussex
Posted 4 weeks ago

Marks Consulting Partners are currently looking for a Repairs & Maintenance Manager to work with one of our Local Authority clients in Sussex.

What the job will be doing

  • To lead and manage the delivery of an excellent quality and right first time responsive repairs, voids, aids and adaptations, capital, cyclical and planned maintenance programme, that offers value for money and high levels of customer satisfaction, ensuring effective contract management at all times.
  • Provide effective leadership, guidance and support to deliver change and service modernisation.
  • To manage the delivery of an excellent quality and right first time responsive repairs service for Clients residents in line with agreed performance targets and outcomes. Manage the voids service, to ensure compliance with the lettable standard and planning and programming works to minimise rent loss.
  • To administer the clients aids, adaptations and technical service to support residents to stay safe, secure, warm and independent in their own home.
  • Responsibility for delivering the capital, cyclical and planned maintenance programme. Preparing schedules, inviting tenders, order and supervise works and undertake inspections.
  • Effective contract management including monitoring contractor performance and costs, negotiating to help achieve value for money. Maintain accurate records, producing reports as required.
  • Maintain up-to-date stock condition records of the Client stock, recording recent works and adaptations to contribute to stock condition information, as well as ensuring accurate records on location of fire protection and other specialist equipment.
  • Review and maintain a list of approved contractors to meet the needs of the service in line with policies and procedures.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively across the Service with colleagues to ensure that asset management decisions are based on qualitative as well as financial outcomes to reflect the needs and aspirations of the Client, our communities and key stakeholders.
  • Keep up-to-date (self, team and contractors) with legislation and best practice in relation to all aspects of responsive repairs and planned maintenance service delivery. Embrace information technology and innovations to improve service delivery and to foster a culture of learning.
  • Contribute to annual budget setting and monthly monitoring of repairs and maintenance budget cost centres to ensure that budget performance targets are met and any variances in expenditure investigated and managed.
  • Responsibility (shared with Asset and Development Manager) for maintaining an accurate and up-to-date Asset and Liabilities register.
  • Contribute to the formulation and delivery of strategies, policies and procedures linked to this service area, which reflect best practice.
  • To support and contribute to corporate projects, the work of the Residential Services Management Team attending a range of meetings and deputising for the Group Head as and when required. Ensuring that staff understand the priorities, objectives and policies of the Client and the Directorate and able to successfully implement decisions.

How to Apply

If you would like any further details about this position, please contact Liam at Marks Consulting Partners.

If this job is not quite right for you but you are looking for something new, please contact us for a confidential discussion.

Marks Consulting Partners specialise in contract and permanent recruitment of technical property staff for the public sector including housing associations, local authorities, and related private sector companies. We do not advertise all of our vacancies so please give us a call and register with us to be notified of all suitable roles. 


Repairs & Maintenance

Asset Management 

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Asset Management, Repairs and Maintenance

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