• Contract Manager

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(04/01/2019 12:51)
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    Rydon Maintenance Ltd
  • Overview

    An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Contract Manager to join our Healthcare Hard Facilities Management team in Dartford. This team delivers planned, preventative and responsive building repairs to a number of healthcare clients. 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 and housing association sectors.

    Job Purpose

    The successful candidate will take responsibility for the delivery of Hard FM Services including health, safety, quality and performance across a portfolio of healthcare sites. These sites include a mixture of community health and PFI mental health care facility centres in North Kent. You will be the senior point of contact for all operational issues to ensure the delivery of an effective hard facilities maintenance service in line with contractual obligations and budgetary constraints. Managing a skilled Engineering team delivering planned and reactive maintenance you will ensure contract compliance with all statutory regulations, current legislation and local codes of practice and policies across the sites.


    Specific key duties include: 

    • Ensuring that we deliver an outstanding maintenance and repairs service by providing excellent team leadership, long term planning of resources and delivering continuous improvements to the services/operations we provide. 
    • Ensure contractual commitments are met in accordance with KPI’s/SLA’s
    • Managing these contracts on a day to day basis you will use your influence and impact to maximise financial profit levels and effectively manage risk while meeting or exceeding contractual key performance indicators.  
    • You will have responsibility for daily, weekly, monthly and annual planning and attending client contract monitoring meetings ensuring that all supporting documentation are available to demonstrate service delivery performance.
    • You will build a balanced well performing team around you with a constant eye on succession planning. You will ensure your team understands what their job entails and that they carry out their job to a consistently high level by setting and driving stretching targets whilst ensuring our Company and Clients Policies and Procedures are adhered to.
    • Identify and mitigate risk in all areas of contract and operational performance.
    • Control and monitor the performance of the specialist service providers and any sub contractors through chairing regular review meetings when nominated in accordance with the annual programme.

    This is an excellent opportunity with onward development for you and the teams you lead. 


    Experience Required

    The preferred candidate will be an experienced contract or facilities manager with experience ideally gained with a healthcare repairs contractor. Experience of PFI contracts would be an advantage, but is not essential. Candidates with experience of managing contracts gained within a different sector (such as housing or education) will also be considered. You will also have excellent previous experience of leading teams that manage directly employed and subcontracted trades with up to date knowledge (and qualifications) within health and safety. You will also demonstrate planning/strategic thinking in order to recommend and implement continuous improvements to benefit our client and Rydon. 


    If you have the above skills and 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.

    Position Subject To


    • As there will be some travel in this role; a full clean UK Driving licence is required. 
    • 3-month probation period
    • Satisfactory references


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