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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£37,589 - £44,934 per year
Contract Type:
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Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Description


Contract and Grants Manager - Housing Property
Waverley Court

Salary: £37,589 - £44,934
Hours: 36 per week

The Housing Service has an operational estate of approximately 20,000 homes with a diverse range of property types and tenures constructed in a variety of traditional and non-traditional methods over many years and each presenting their own unique repair, maintenance and improvement challenges.

An exciting opportunity for a professional to join the Housing Property team and be dedicated to managing the Housing Capital and Repair and Maintenance Frameworks as well as other key contracts such as the Materials and Waste Contracts. Each of these frameworks contains a number of different lots covering various trades and types of work with the value of the work awarded is expected to be in the region of £200-300 million for the duration of the contracts.

The successful candidate will be required to:
• Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders and build strong relationships.
• Comply with reporting requirements.
• Monitor and manage the performance of contractors.
• Ensure contract compliance and best practice with Council Standing Orders and Procurement Regulations and contract conditions.
• Drive financial efficiencies and best value.
• Mitigate risk and protect against litigation were we not to operate the framework as set out given the values and suppliers involved.
• Financial monitoring.
• Interface with peers in other Service Areas to ensure best practice.

They will also be able to adopt the processes and procedures recently put in place for the management of the Council’s Professional Services Framework including ensuring all procurements are carried out in line with the Buyers Guide, reporting, monitoring and securing Community Benefits. Effective framework management will improve the performance of contractors, maximise the delivery of community benefits and help secure value for money. It will also provide invaluable monitoring and performance data to inform the specification, scope and KPIs for future procurements and allow the best practice approach to contract management to be rolled out and implemented across other areas of the housing service.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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