• Full Time
  • City of London
  • £55 – 65k + Benefits GBP / Year

Website Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd

Ex-Mil Recruitment is for ex-military by ex-military.

Contract Manager, HRP Building Maintenance (097jc) – City of London – £55 – 65k + Benefits


My client who has a history of over 200 years in the deliver a range of building, engineering and maintenance solutions to some of the region’s most iconic landmarks are now seeking to recruit a Contract Manager.


You will be reporting to Head of Maintenance, with between 6 to 10 personnel reporting to you and your will be accountable for the Management of all maintenance activities associated with the delivery of this key account.


Through the effective management of a team of building trades and sub-contractors, the Contracts Manager will hold accountability for the successful delivery of the Operational P&L for this contract, ensuring customer satisfaction and contract performance measures are exceeded, and that customer relationships are developed and maintained.


You will ensure the profitable contract performance through P&L analysis, the development of effective customer relationships, and the efficient and compliant delivery of both planned and reactive maintenance via both internal and external resources.


In this role you will be accountable for the commercial delivery of this account through activity costing and presenting final accounts and closing out WIP and Debt in a proactive and timely manner.


Contracts Manager, operates as a key member of the Maintenance Management team within the company, providing credible and effective leadership for service delivery, employee, customer. The Contracts Manager will be the driver of safe working practices within their area of control.


Key responsibilities and Accountabilities:

– Responsible for the successful and profitable contract delivery of the HRP Account, c£0.7 – 1.0m of income across the sites.

– Compile and present monthly financial applications to the customer for payment, ensuring that these are fully auditable.

– Ensure compliance with all health and safety legislation associated with the contracts within your span of control and company policy.

– Analyses KPI and SLA performance and deliver to target; identifies areas for improvement and drives improvement initiatives through management and delivery teams.

– Support the performance management of key suppliers within your contract span of control, ensuring that they deliver to the companies required standards.

– Creation and distribution of key management information reports both to the customer and internally

– Undertakes a key customer interface role, across all sites ensuring that the company is visible, approachable.

– Accountable for role modelling business values and behaviours including but not limited to, the demonstration of value for money, equality, diversity, and inclusivity across the operational business. Accountable for the development of a strong and positive colleague culture within the business.

– Accountable for the tactical management /delivery of the scheduling process within their defined span of control

– Leads, motivates, supports and develops a team of building trades, ensuring that all people management processes are adhered to, and a culture of performance management and continuous improvement is prevalent

– Acts as a proactive and positive member of the Management team, taking the lead on product-wide improvement programs and projects, and ensuring that contract programs of work are rolled out in a consistent manner.

– Responsible for employee development, succession planning, employee empowerment and talent management across teams including support for talent pipelines i.e. Apprenticeships.

– Driving business growth within their span of control and supporting new business costing, tendering and mobilisation

– Manage Operational issues, escalations and resolutions with and between all stakeholders, will be required to be part of the management on call escalation.


To be eligible for this role you will need the following qualifications, skills and experience:

– Electrical, Mechanical or Building Services Engineering. HNC or Equivalent

– NVQ 4 or above in Management & Leadership area with Finance Management is desirable.

– Capable of costing and Supervising Reactive Repairs and Projects up to £250k

– A proven track record of delivery within the building contracting or Maintenance sector P&L management of values up to £2m

– Knowledge of MTC, JTC and NEC forms of contract, included experience of supporting contract bid submission in terms of contract costing against assets and SFG20

– Experienced in Statutory & Mandatory Compliance Maintenance Records / Certification and uploading onto Service Systems.

– IOSH Working / Managing Safely, Safe system of Work Procedure – PTW; RAMS etc, is desirable

– Leadership experience combined with good Building Trade technical knowledge.

– Proven experience as Contracts Manager across multiple projects / contracts


As well the following Personal attributes:

– Clear and confident written and verbal communication skills

– Knowledge and skills to effectively problem solve.

– High level of self-motivation, organisational ability and drive to meet deadlines.

– Commercial Aptitude, demonstrate the ability to manage commercial disputes both financial and operational.

– Negotiation skills

– Customer Care / Satisfaction Skills in a client facing environment.

– Strong presentation skills, with the ability to effectively create and deliver effective written reports and verbal presentations.

– Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to positively influence delivery teams and customers.

– Excellent knowledge of Health, Safety and Compliance legislation relating to the buildings services industry


In return they are offering an excellent starting salary, with the ability to earn extra with an enhanced overtime rate, 25 days + Bank Holidays, smartphone, tools, uniform + PPE, as well as Life Assurance, and company pension and other benefits.


For more information, please contact Jean-Claude Hedouin at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on 0333 202 6500, or jc@ex-mil.co.uk or via the website www.ex-mil.co.uk



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