Field Manager

Reed Property & Construction
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are a facilities, maintenance and repairs specialist based in East Anglia, who work closely with social housing providers across Norwich, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk.
They are currently looking to appoint an experienced Field Manager to cover Mildenhall, Thetford, Stowmarket and surrounding areas.

As Field Manger you will directly Line Manage Tradespeople and Drivers ensuring continuous delivery of the organisations purpose and Scope of Services which details their repair obligations. You will be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of responsive, voids and out of hours work with a strong focus on improving efficiencies and productivity by supporting and developing our workforce.

Main Responsibilities
Direct Line Management of Tradespeople and Drivers responsibilities to include, but not limited to, absence, holiday, performance, development and recruitment of line reports.
Support, educate, develop and discipline line reports in ensuring flows of work are followed correctly and understood ensuring to complete each repair right first time.
Use measures to monitor performance to support with measuring capacity and capability within your team and the system
Review measures to educate others and improve the system on a continual basis.
Effectively deliver Safety Briefings on a one-to-one and/or group basis in specific trade related subjects inclusive of Health and Safety matters.
Effectively support and promote Health, Safety and Welfare awareness to ensure safe working and driving conditions at all times whilst taking personal responsibility of your own Health, Safety and Welfare.
Build and maintain effective working relationship with the client and key external stakeholders to support the delivery of the service.
Support in ensuring a consistent management approach throughout the Field Management Team and areas

Essential Criteria
2-3 years’ experience of working as a site foreman/Supervisor in maintenance related role within Social Housing or another related industry
Ability to lead and manage a team with the capability of being able to motivate, effectively delegate and promote a professional working culture
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
Computer literate with experience of Microsoft packages
Experience of workplace/site health and safety
A practical working knowledge of responsive, voids, out of hours and sub-contracting works
Experience of overseeing multi-disciplined functions and project management
Experience of working with Trade unions
Knowledge and/or experience of TUPE transfers
Full Driving licence
Salary – 30k plus company car

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