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Senior Maintenance Manager - 6 Months Fixed Term

Salary Range: 
£33,402 - £35,509
Gipping House
Closing Date: 
25 February, 2019 - 17:00

An opportunity has arisen for a six month fixed term contract within Maintenance and Contracts as our Senior Maintenance Manager, leading multi-disciplined teams covering a wide array of activities. The duties will include efficiently and effectively deploying resources and providing support to the Operational Manager and Principle Contracts Manager. The successful candidate will develop our teams to their full potential using performance frameworks, training and development programmes. Further detail of the reporting lines and responsibilities is shown on the structure chart. Please note the current Job description may be subject to minor changes. In return we can provide you with opportunities to build your career, be part of a committed team and make a real difference to the people of Ipswich.

Main Duties

Working from the Maintenance and Contracts head office at Gipping House, you will line manage;

  1. Community Caretaker Manager
  2. Stores Manager
  3. Repairs and Void Inspectors
  4. Joinery Mill

And will include involvement with;

  1. Health, Safety and Wellbeing.
  2. Facilities Management.
  3. Fleet Management.
  4. Training and Development.
  5. Out of Hours Service.
  6. Performance Monitoring
  7. Service Improvement.

In addition you would be required to

  1. Deputise for the Principal Contract Manager, Revenue
  2. Undertake one off projects, eg. Mobilisation of contracts.
  3. Write / review policies and procedures
  4. Represent / Chair meeting on behalf of Maintenance and Contracts.
  5. Define procurement needs and ensure value for money outcomes.

And undertake any other duties that are within your capabilities.

About you

Ideally will hold a degree or an NVQ level 6, in a managerial or professional / technical field and have 3 years’ experience in the construction industry.

You will have a good understanding of Health and Safety law, a track record of service delivery, a broad knowledge of construction/building technology and the ability to apply your understanding of contract requirements to ensure works are completed in the most cost-effective way. You will be able to demonstrate an up to date knowledge of technical and procedural developments and must have the ability to use a wide range of ICT operating systems.

For more information about this role please contact Steven Fisher on 01473 432775 or via email at steve.fisher@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download a Job Pack for more information regarding this vacancy.

Closing Date 5pm on Monday 25th February 2019                    .  

Interviews to be arranged WC 4th March 2019. The selection process will be an interview.


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