Building Contract & Procurement Manager

£34,742 to £46,409 p.a
22 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Building Contract & Procurement Manager

Ref: 003882

Salary: £34,742 to £46,409 p.a

37 hours per week      


About Swindon Borough Council

Here in Swindon we understand what matters to our 220,363 residents: an affordable home, good education, job opportunities and quality of life in a great location, as one of the UK’s fastest growing towns.

That’s why we’re working with partners to deliver our ambitious vision for Swindon so that the borough continues to thrive in the future and benefits from well-managed growth, investment and regeneration.

The Housing Service

This is an opportunity to join one of the leading local authority housing organisations in the Region. Leading with an ambitious £50 million development programme over the next 3 years; leading on innovation with new approaches to solving homelessness and new dynamic approaches to manging compliance; and leading on investment with £75 million identified to invest in our housing stock over the next 5 years. We recognise that to rise to this challenge we need candidates with the potential to develop these programmes and in return we will invest in your personal development.

About the roles

In order to complete the challenge we started with the first major review of our Business Plan in 2016 since the inception of self-financing, we have reviewed our management structure, we now have several key roles available in our Property Maintenance team.  These roles are key to our ambitious vision and service transformation.

These are fantastic opportunities to build the teams and shape what the service will look like, with roles that offer real variety, scope, responsibility and involvement in a wide range of exciting projects.  

You will lead on designing our detailed procurement strategy enabling us to provide high standards of work, excellent cost control and works at a competitive price. You will have the opportunity to use different forms of contract, cost models and packaging of works to help us become a class leading client.

This is an ideal opportunity for you to make your mark in a challenging and rewarding environment where we actively encourage you to develop and achieve your professional goals.

In return for your skills we offer:

  • Flexible working
  • Minimum of 25 days holiday
  • A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme
  • Leisure Discounts/ Legal Services discounts
  • Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts

If you feel your experience and/or ambition matches this exciting role, then we would like to hear from you.

If you would like to know more about this role please contact Gerry O’Connor, Head of Property Maintenance or attend our recruitment drop in session between 2.00pm to 5.00pm on Wednesday 5 December 2018. The drop in session is to be held in Committee Room 4, Civic Offices, Euclid Street, Swindon SN1 2JH. Please report to reception.

For our other exciting opportunities at Swindon Borough Council please visit our website:

Closing date: 9 December 2018

Interview date: 19 December 2018

To apply, please click the apply button.

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