• Contract Manager

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(16/05/2018 16:47)
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    Clapham, Bedford
    Rydon Maintenance Ltd
  • Overview

    An exciting opportunity has now arisen for an experienced Contract Manager to join our Healthcare Hard Facilities Management team in Bedford. Rydon is a successful construction, development, maintenance, investment and management group operating throughout England, predominantly in London and the southern counties. We are a dynamic, multi talented organisation, working across a wide range of construction market sectors within the built environment.


    Rydon Maintenance is an expanding division of the Rydon Group and is successfully providing facilities management services to a variety of clients, predominantly within the healthcare sector, providing planned, preventative and reactive maintenance. 

    Job Purpose

    This opportunity takes responsibility for leading one of our key NHS healthcare planned, preventative and responsive maintenance contracts. This is a pivotal role where you will be responsible for delivering an effective service in line with our contractual obligations and ensuring that the service is delivered in a highly effective/customer focused manner, whilst setting and meeting budgetary requirements. You will be tasked with managing the hard facilities management for around 42 NHS buildings for the contract which are spread across 20 sites.


    The key duties will include: 

    • Managing a team of mobile/static engineers and specialist subcontractors in line with the contractual obligations.   
    • Ensure compliance with all statutory regulations, current legislation and local codes of practice and policies.
    • Continually review and assess our performance and demonstrate a clear plan of continuous improvement.
    • Continually review and assess Subcontractor performance and demonstrate a clear plan of continuous improvement.
    • Continually review and reduce the sub-contracted services and operating costs by developing in-house skills.
    • Identification and mitigation of risk in all areas of the operation
    • The development of all members of the team.
    • Ensure ongoing improvement to drive efficiency of the operation.
    • Strategic Planning across a one to three year period.
    • Maintaining and developing client relationships.
    • Continuous improvement of the business processes and procedures to deliver consistent standards of service.
    • Deliver Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety issues.

    This is an opportunity with significant opportunity for the preferred candidate to deliver further enhancements to continue Rydon's reputation as a high quality, yet friendly provider for hard facilities management services. 

    Experience Required

    The preferred candidate will have previous experience of leading a multi-site hard facilities management contract for a maintenance contractor. The preferred candidate will have experience in delivering responsive repairs and planned/preventative maintenance in healthcare setting, though candidates who have delivered in other healthcare environments will also be considered. We will also consider candidates who have led teams within the commercial sector (such as offices, retail and other sectors). 


    The preferred candidate will have a keen interest in exceptional customer care (and the delivery of excellent service through their teams), good knowledge of legislation affecting the delivery of hard FM contracts, excellent communication and team leadership experience and strong experience of managing budgets. 


    If you have the above experience, we would strongly encourage you to apply. 

    Additional Information

    As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.


    Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.  


    To apply online, please use the 'apply for this job link' at the top of this page.


    Our application process is very straight forward allowing you to apply with a CV (from your Computer or Dropbox), LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ and should take no more than a few short minutes. 


    For details on our rewards, recognition and benefits please click here.


    For more details on our culture and what it’s like to work at Rydon, please click here.


    Further information on how to apply can be found by clicking here.


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