Repairs Supervisor

Posted 25 March 2024
Salary £40,500 plus £2,640 out of hours duty
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameRyan Geer

Job description

Our client, based in Kent, is currently recruiting for a Repairs Supervisor on a 9 month fixed term contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The salary for this role is £40,500 per annum plus £2,640 out of hours duty.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Industry Schedule of Rates and significant experience of working at a managerial level delivering a reactive repairs service through directly employed operatives and sub-contractors.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • To organise, manage and control a multi trade workforce of operatives and subcontractors to provide a comprehensive repairs service

  • Carry out on-site inspections of repairs ensuring high standards of quality work and Customer Satisfaction, deal with any complaints arising from the operatives and subcontractors being managed and jobs undertaken

  • Clearly publish to staff the qualitative and quantitative performance targets and monitoring systems, to ensure that work is completed and service is delivered to a standard that meets or exceeds service promise to residents

  • Monitor the purchase of materials as stock items or against properties for audit trail

  • Ensure all invoices / interim payments are made without delay and invoiced out payments are received for completed works

  • Carry out post inspections on site to identify quality, defects and improvements, ensuring high standards of work and customer satisfaction

Experience required:

  • Significant experience of working at a managerial level.

  • Experience of delivery of capital programme works.

  • Experience of delivering a reactive repairs service through directly employed operatives and sub-contractors.

  • Experience of managing professional staff where performance and the achievement of targets are core to business success.

  • Experience of evaluating time and material requirements.

  • Experience in dealing with contractors in a supervisory capacity.

  • Experience in working with mobile technology. Experience of IT to include Microsoft Word and Excel

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Knowledge of Industry Schedule of Rates

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Contributory pension scheme 4% to 10% matched contributions

  • Free onsite car parking

  • Life assurance of 4x annual salary (Terms and Conditions apply)

  • 30 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays

  • Two volunteer days per year

  • Employee assistance programme (24/7 telephone advice, information portal & face to face counselling sessions)

  • Corporate eye care scheme providing free eye tests and free VDU glasses or contribution towards VDU glasses

  • Extensive annual Staff Wellbeing programme

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and shared parental leave provision

  • Flexible annual benefits (for dental, healthcare, shopping vouchers, technology etc.)

  • Annual flu vaccinations

  • Access to an extensive range of corporate discounts on shopping, travel & days out

  • Social events, including lunchtime walking, rounders, festive Fridays

  • Travel loan

Working hours:

  • 40 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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