Planned Works Manager (Social Housing) MEAR51513

Brighton, East Sussex
Up to £50,000
19 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Planned Works Manager (Social Housing) MEAR51513
Brighton & Hove
Up to £50,000

Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Mears has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner.

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Planned Works Manager to join us in Brighton & Hove.

Within this role, you will manage the day to day operation of Planned Projects including Roofing, External and Internal Decorations, Doors and Windows.   You will be responsible for all elements of Planned Projects, including management, operational program, budgeting, cost control and client liaison.

Your key areas of focus will be health and safety, quality of work, target completion dates, correctly following and monitoring of processes and procedures whilst monitoring technical competence and value for money.

Accurately identifying work in progress including frequent site visits to establish the exact status of the project, you will monitor the quality and technical competence of the workforce and will review works specifications lists and assess the completed project, through to hand back to the client.

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you have demonstrable experience of operating in a social housing planned contracting environment coupled with experience of supervising operatives and subcontractors.

With knowledge of measured term contracts and schedule of rates, you should have demonstrable understanding of job control and experience of working in Social Housing.  In addition, you will also be an advanced user of Microsoft Excel, Project and Word.

Although not essential, a trade City & Guilds qualification and H&S qualification would be desirable.

Candidates for this role must hold a UK driving licence

Please refer to the full job description upon applying

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Mears Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday
  • Mears Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues.
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Share Save as you Earn scheme - Buy shares within the business for three years, at a reduced price. Share in our success!
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers

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