Contract Manager

Candidate Source
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A facilities management company that improves the lives of thousands of people across the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands, by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments is seeking a Contract Manager based in East London to join its expanding team. You will receive many benefits such as 25 days holiday, life assurance, contributory pension and a company car.

This company are used to working in critical and secure environments. Its expertise in sectors such as defence, prisons, courts and hospitals is second to none. This expertise also reassures its clients in education, banking and utilities, where it welcomes its extra vigilance when maintaining and operating the buildings. The company has been established for over 100 years, operate in 120 countries, globally and employ 640K people. The opportunities for development and growth within such a vast company are extraordinary.

The main purpose of this role is to manage the facilities management services ensuring that KPIs, compliance and other legislative requirements are met within the approved financial parameters.

Reporting to the Operations Director the main responsibilities of this Contract Manager role include: 

- Inducting, coaching, supporting and motivating employees in order to develop and improve their performance, to meet customer commercial requirements.
- Identifying resourcing needs and the ongoing selection, vetting, training and development of staff to ensure service delivery is optimised to meet commercial requirements.
- Maintaining effective communication to all stakeholders within the area of responsibility to ensure the sharing of consistent, accurate and relevant information.
- Liaising with employees and external agencies to develop local practices, so that best practice can be achieved in a co-ordinated manner, in line with company policies and procedures.
- Managing the accurate recording of data in line with operational procedures and the specification.
- Coordinating the production, maintenance and dissemination of instructions, manuals, reports, documents and information to ensure all relevant stakeholders are informed
- Create and maintain a working partnership with customers and other agencies to optimise service delivery and growth.
- Promoting a positive Health & Safety / compliance culture, which ensures that the company meets or exceed legislative requirements, including work undertaken by external agencies.
- Developing and managing the budget / forecast for own area of responsibility ensuring that identified financial targets are achieved whilst meeting all commercial requirements and ensuring that company assets are successfully maintained.

To be a successful Contract Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

- Previous facilities management managerial or supervisory experience.
- Technical background such as engineering.
- Possess a Health & Safety qualification.
- Demonstrable contractual / commercial experience.
- Good working knowledge of CAFM systems.
- Excellent communication skills.

In return, the Contract Manager will receive a salary of £55,000 per annum.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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