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Repairs Maintenance Manager

£43000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Dartford, Kent

Hays Specialist Recruitment

Repairs Maintenance Manager working in the Social Housing Sector

Repairs Maintenance Manager
From £43,000 per annum
23 days Holiday plus Bank Holidays

Your new company

Working on a Social Housing Repairs and Maintenance contract with a Property services company who provide asset management for Housing associations and local authorities. The service they provide includes responsive repairs, void refurbishments, compliancy services and planned maintenance works.
A key focus for the company is on a culture which puts people at the core of everything we do, to encourage innovative thinking and always puts the customer first.

Your New Role

To provide direction and authentic leadership to a projects, championing a 'perfect delivery' service and KPIs including; delivering profitability in line with agreed budgets, S,H&E management, contract compliance and excellent customer relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

* Lead the day to day activity of the Project in accordance with MSPS best practise and governance standards, ensuring that all business objectives are met within overall time, cost and budget constraints.
* Support the bid and business development processes through liaison with the relevant teams and personnel, co-ordinating and providing constructive operational input, as required.
* Implement all MSPS policies, Company and industry standards and initiatives and manage contractual compliancy across all projects.
* Ensure the management of contract and work outputs exceed the agreed budget profiles.
* Turn ideas into innovation and motivate others to act on them.
* Lead on effective risk management and protect business reputation.
* Ensure staff and supply chain understand and utilise both client KPIs and our own to maximise value.
* Through a detailed understanding of operational, commercial and contractual KPIs ensure that your management team and front-line staff understand the contract and structure and how they influence performance. Motivate them to exceed targets.
* Manage and maximise operational service delivery and productivity through business systems and process to achieve high levels of performance.
* Promote a clear focus on quality assurance, service accessibility and responsiveness, maximising client involvement and feedback.
* Manage the MSi (management IT system) in accordance with company policy and ensure effective utilisation across the project.
* Establish regular management review team meetings across your projects.
* Actively participate in regional reviews to demonstrate the performance of schemes within your control through completion and timely submission of required reports.
* Constantly review cost, risk, project and margin improvement plans across the project.
* Understand and implement solutions in line with the needs of the client and customer.
* Oversee the effective management of colleagues within the Project, ensuring the completion of PDR's, succession planning and performance management as directed.
* Ensure all staff are clear of their roles and responsibilities supporting the Regional Director in completing the annual People and Succession Plans.
* Lead on the implementation of HS&E strategy and management system by ensuring statutory compliance & best practise across the Project.

What you'll need to succeed

* Leadership skills to lead & motivate a range of teams to delivery excellent services
* An understanding of budget management through effective cost control and driving value.
* Knowledge of responsive, cyclical and planned maintenance services and industry best practices.
* Experience of establishing and maintaining effective client relationships.
* Experience of developing teams.
* Analytical and strong organizational skills, with excellent verbal and written ability.
* Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management.
* Critical thinking and problem solving.
* Excellent decision-making.
* Expertise in conflict resolution.

What you'll get in return
23 days holiday plus bank holidays, company uniform, pension plan, accident cover, life assurance, company van (work use only), training and development, funded professional subscription, share save, Work Perks discount and offer scheme, extensive wellbeing benefits and resources including online advice, guides, counselling support, 24hr digital GP, cycle to work, paid voluntary work, enhanced family polices and we will accommodate requests for flexible working where possible.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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