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Building Maintenance Contracts Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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Building Maintenance Contract Officer 

Salary:  £40,200 to £46,068

Permanent, Full Time (40 hours)

Immediate Start Available


 Do you have the ability to maintain good customer relations and nurture good working relationships with our clients? Can you make sure works are completed on time and to cost?

Working in the Operations Services, Building Maintenance Team you will be receiving requests from our clients for a variety of different jobs from small maintenance issues to complete refurbishments of residents’ homes. You will need to prioritise these requests and oversee the jobs until completion. This requires to you balance great customer service and delivering against our residents’ expectations whilst ensuring value for money and financial viability. 


About the role:

 The Building Maintenance contract officer role is a busy varied role which requires great people and problem-solving skills, clear communication, and workload management skills You will work as part of a team overseeing and delivering vital work for residents throughout the borough. 


Experience: Do you have proven experience and a working knowledge of the building works and construction industry? Do you have experience with managing trade contractors?


Knowledge: Can you demonstrate a good knowledge of the Health & Safety At Work Act and construction design and management regulations.


Client Relationships – You will regularly liaise with representatives of client sections to seek and obtain work and ensures that targets are met.


Caseload Management: You will be responsible for all trades, sub-contractors and suppliers as required.  Ensuring all work is carried out efficiently and economically within the contract cost.


Building Maintenance and safety:  You will ensure safe systems of work are adhered to and monitors compliance with all relevant health and safety policies and legislation. 


Administration Skills: You will be Responsible for all administrative tasks associated with the day-to-day contract of the building maintenance team whilst prioritising a high workload manging invoices and maintain records.


 Closing Date:  08/03/24

Shortlisting Date: W/C 11/03/24

Interview Date: from W/C 18/03/24

  Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. 

 We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. 

  We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

 We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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