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Senior Contract Works Manager

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    Construction, Facilities Management

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    £55000 per annum

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    Junior Muya

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    3 months ago

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TXM Recruit is working in partnership with an award-winning organisation on an exciting new project in Weybridge. They are looking for an experienced Senior Contract Works Manager to become part of an ever expanding and skilled team on a permanent basis.

The purpose of the role is to support the account delivery of the Small Minor Works function within the £30-250k threshold are integral to the successful delivery of planned and reactive works programmes. In addition to the management of contractors to deliver projects/programmes of works (planned &reactive) the role also provides planning and programming support for all works to be managed by a variety of other roles within the team and has a technical qualification, preferably electrical.

Main Responsibilities 

• Review current programmes of works across the delivery team including barriers to delivery, presenting on current position at internal and client meetings.
• Review of contractor performance (quality, delivery, response, RAMS etc) and escalation/resolution with the Project Buyer and contractor representatives.
• To support the wider team with technical, contractor or programming issues
• To deputise for the Project Delivery Manager and or Site Lead in the event of holiday/absence at senior meetings relating to these works.
• Management and supervision of contractors with additional focus on larger and more complex projects.
• Work closely with  engineering and fabric teams to maximise the use of in- house labour for project delivery.
• Plan, organise and lead pre-start meetings
• Production and maintenance of CDM plans and documentation
• Organise and review contractor quotations, working closely with the Project Buyer, client surveyors and other stakeholders to ensure value for money and understanding of works required.
• Ensure health and safety compliance is maintained for all projects and report back to the operational Health & Safety teams on improvement opportunities.
• Undertake contractor inductions
• Develop and maintain strong working relationships with client stakeholders and representatives
• Close working relationship with operational teams providing wider business support where required
• Ownership of works standards ensuring excellent standards at all times and timely rectification of issues
• Ensure sub-contractor visit controls and responsibilities are undertaken in accordance with specific agreements, works and frequencies, ensuring effective audits and performance reporting.
• Work as part of the operational team to ensure contract requirements and SLAs/ KPIs are met
• Act as a technical support for the site and account where required.

Up to £55,000 DOE
Flex Benefits 
Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm. 25 days holiday + BH

  • Previous experience in a Project Management/Engineer role is essential – e.g Qualifying Supervisor NECIEC
  • Experience of developing, managing and updating programmes of works
  • Ability to communicate detailed information of project delivery to stakeholders at all levels
  • Good working knowledge of software packages, including Microsoft Project, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to use initiative to solve problems or overcome delivery barriers
  • NEBOSH / IOSH Managing Safely would be desirable
  • Good working knowledge of CDM requirements and reporting
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills with demonstrable experience of managing sub-contractors works from quotation through to delivery. Excellent interpersonal skills and team working skills required to deal professionally and effectively with client representatives, sub-contractors and EMCOR UK colleagues Experience of working to and monitoring KPIs would be an advantage
  • Experience of undertaking audits and analysing results would be an advantage
  • Experience of working within facilities management would be an advantage
  • A flexible approach to working hours is required to ensure that delivery targets and project end dates are met

Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm. 25 days holiday + BH

TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you