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Contract Manager reactive repairs, North London.
Akton are currently recruiting for a Contract Manager for our client in North London.
To ensure day to day repairs, works to void properties and planned works are delivered to a high standard of quality, that time and cost is managed, compliance is monitored and controlled.
It is generally expected that the role will deliver or inspect solutions that require design input from first principles, for example determining cause of structural failure and knowing when to procure external services or consultants. They will be expected to take a complex design through to conclusion and understand the links and dependencies between various elements of construction and building services. In terms of planned works this could involve major external works involving bespoke solutions or the replacement of communal heating plant.
Quality assurance role:
To carry out quality assurance inspections of day to day repairs and planned works to establish cost, timetaken and compliance with required standards to inform financial, technical and contract performance reports. To approve or withhold payment for works as appropriate.
Planned works role:
To specify, manage and control planned works projects, ensuring the contractor delivers to a high standard of quality, with time and cost managed from inspection through to approval of payment. Liaise with specialists and consultants to develop project specific design and construction solutions
Specification and Inspection role:
To undertake inspections on building defects including collection of information, measurements and tests. Specify, manage and control works and ensure solutions are provided right first time. To provide advice and solutions on complex repairs or casework. Coordinate and manage the design and specification process on projects. To identify elements of construction that may require improvement to prevent risk to health and safety and recommend or specify appropriate solutions.
To specify, manage and control repairs within the lettings processes from property becoming vacant to being let, ensuring rent loss is minimised and a standard specification is applied. To provide advice and solutions on complex repairs or casework.
Building / Building Services Pathology Level 3
Construction technology and Environmental Services Level 3
Contract Administration Level 2
Design and Specification Level 2
Inspection Level 3
Legal & Regulatory Compliance and management of Health & Safety Level 3
Commercial Management /Financial Control/Budget Management Level 2
Option Appraisal & Procurement Level 2
Risk Management Level 2
Information Management/Records Keeping Level 3
Works progress & Quality Management Level 3
Knowledge of project administration, planning, audit and evaluation Level 2
We would expect post holders to work towards a Professional qualification and be prepared to undertake Continuing Professional Development to keepup with latest trends and development on Technical and professional matters. The post holder will have a minimum of 5 years experience in the delivery of construction projects and demonstrate CPD and awareness of current standards and H&S regulations or legislation.
Please submit your CV to apply, or call Mark Bateson on ##### ######for more details