Contract Manager (Procurement/Construction)
I am currently recruiting for an experienced Contract Manager to join a major local authority in North West London.
My client is looking for someone with proven experience of working in the capacity of a building surveyor or similar discipline in the Housing/Property sector. The objective is to Commission and contract manage multi-million pound: services, responsive repairs, maintenance and construction work that achieves agreed outcomes for the Council, customers and stakeholders and that meet the Council’s objectives and affordability targets by improving value for money. You will be accountable for appropriate project outcomes with regard to: feasibility studies, brief development, design, procurement, delivery, finance & budgeting, cost control and quality of work on the full range of construction and maintenance services and the provision of advice and contract management from feasibility study to final account of major works projects.
You will also provide up-to-date building surveying and technical advice and guidance to the Contracts & Commissioning Team, the Compliance Team, other sections of the council, members and customers to ensure decisions and recommendations are appropriate and well informed.
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent relevant experience, have full Professional membership of CIOB/RICS or equivalent relevant experience and a PRINCE2 or equivalent project management qualification/training or demonstrable experience. You will have had experience in the following:
-Experience of undertaking feasibility studies, consultant briefs, client briefs, design and procurement of major works projects.
-Experience of consulting and communicating with clients and customers to provide advice on range of building related matters
-Experience of providing effective commercial, financial, risk management, procurement and contractual advice
-Experience of undertaking site surveys, work inspections and work valuations
-Demonstrable experience of providing detailed analysis and report writing
-Experience of leading negotiations to achieve mutually agreed outcomes
-Strong budget and financial management experience
-Proven track record of excellent cost control, including effective supplier management
-Experience of developing performance and monitoring systems for budgeting, forecasting, variance reporting, volume performance and KPIs
Please do not hesitate to apply!
01732 455 300