Project Manager (Building Surveyor / Contract Manager) - Fire and Building Safety
Full Time, Permanent
Our client has an opportunity for a Project Manager to join their Asset Management Team to undertake project management of their fire / building safety remediation delivered through contractors and developers alike.
This role will include taking projects from inception to completion, and embedding lessons learnt within the business. The role will also include robust contract administration and the procurement of contracts, and you will provide technical solutions and support on complex building safety and maintenance issues.
What you'll be doing
You'll undertake the contract administration of their fire / building safety works contracts including all pre-contract and post-contract stages
Progress and undertake procurement of proposed fire / building safety works contracts to maintain and improve their assets
Ensure the customer journey is at the heart of all planned works delivery from validation surveys through to works completion and feedback. Ensure customers are proactively communicated with at all stages and can actively feed into design options
Ensure contracts are managed robustly to the terms within the contract. Ensure variations, payments, and stock condition updates are undertaken in a correct and timely manner with their Contract Management Procedures and Project Management software in mind
Jointly manage coordination of Clerk of Works with Project Management Lead as to manage quality of works and customer experience
More about you. What can you bring?
You will have an HND Building Surveying / Project Management related qualification (Minimum requirement)
Assoc RICS/MRICS, Associate APM, MCIOB is also desirable
Demonstrable experience of Project Management working in housing and planned maintenance environment
Contract management experience, including JCT and NHF forms of contract
Understanding of housing and property customer service
Able to write high quality documentation and reports
Excellent knowledge of building and contract law
Excellent knowledge of building regulations and related legislation
Knowledge and understanding of landlords' statutory repair, maintenance and health and safety responsibilities including fire risk
Aptitude for innovation and creativity to aid continual service improvement
Excellent influencing and communication skills
Act with integrity and accountability
Analytical, numerate ability to identify trends and isolate issues from KPI data
Excellent IT skills and ability to learn new systems
When and where you'll be doing it
You will enjoy a 37-hour working week and earn an annual salary of circa £42,000 per annum dependent upon your knowledge, skills and experience.
Their Hub, Home, Roam approach allows you to work from wherever suits you best whilst also having a central workspace to collaborate and come together. Their head office is in central Maidstone and is a new, modern and bright space which inspires creativity and innovation.
What will you get in return?
Creating an environment which enables their people to thrive is crucial for them and their Total Reward package goes beyond your salary, designed to support you throughout your working life there.
28 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays)
Company Pension contribution and life assurance
Flexible Benefits including health cash plan, additional holiday purchase, cycle to work scheme, onsite gym, retail discounts and more.
An annual Wellbeing Fund
Please note this role requires a basic DBS and a full clean driving licence.
They reserve the right to close earlier than this date due to level of applications.