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Principal Manager (Maintenance)

West Suffolk, England
£43857.00 - £45859.00 per annum
2020-10-27 17:00:43 2021-09-19 Eden Brown Built Environment
Oct 27, 2020

Principal Manager Maintenance
£43,857 to £45,859

A senior post within our client a large local authority. in one of its largest front line services.

The Maintenance & Contracts service spends circa. £20 million annually repairing, maintaining and improving a retained housing stock of circa 7500 properties and 15 sheltered schemes to our local Standard". Our client takes a holistic approach to stock management and has one seamless service that is now responsible for everything in connection with the asset management of that stock from initial design to completing works on site on a right first time basis using our own directly employed trade teams.

The Principal Manager will be one of four senior management posts within the Maintenance & Contracts (Housing) service dedicated to continuous improvement, efficient services and improving housing standards for our customers.
A change culture is embedded in everything our client does and you will manage a large team (circa 70 employees) leading from the front, successfully delivering key work contracts and services within time, cost and quality parameters. You will individually responsible for budgets to £5m.

Housing is a flagship service and it is a service that is vital for our tenants and very much in the public eye - as you would expect with such a range of work. Our 125 employees and appointed contractors do everything from day to day repairs, refurbishing properties whilst void, disabled adaptations, major regeneration, planned and capital improvement schemes as well as providing a Community Caretaking Service. As you would expect we have a large vehicle fleet and work from a significant depot facility that includes our own stores, in house joinery workshop and waste facility.
As such, it is a great opportunity to make your mark at and develop your career. Innovation and aspiration are encouraged. The varied workload will enable you to refine your existing skills as well as develop new ones.
Specifically this post will be responsible for all activities relating to:
Repairs and Maintenance of the Council's Housing stock acting as the Principal responsible manager for delivery of those services
About You
The successful candidate will have:
Significant experience in a comparable environment
A degree qualification and/or membership of a relevant professional organisation
Experience of managing high numbers of staff and budgets
Experience of business planning, change management and continuous improvement in an operational or front-line environment
Experience and/or qualifications in Health & Safety

Your expert recruitment consultant is Andrew Husselbee, call today on 01217 105995 or email a.husselbee@edenbrown.com Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

West Suffolk, England
£43857.00 - £45859.00 per annum

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