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Contract Manager

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary £37,000 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2022

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Homes and Asset Management, Business development, Project management, Sales / Lettings
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Contract Manager (Property Services)


We have an exciting opportunity for a Contract Manager to work within our Property Services team. We are a forward thinking, values driven housing association, and this role is based in our Rockingham Street offices.

We are looking for a Contract Manager to oversee a team that deliver and supervise responsive repairs contracts and a gas servicing and repairs contract from tender through to final completion and then manage those contracts. The type of manager we are looking for should have experience of delivering maintenance services and in depth knowledge of gas related legislation and regulation. We want a manager committed to deliver excellent services that exceed customer expectations and deliver value for money for SYHA

For our perfect candidate we are offering a flexible role, working in a caring and friendly team, with a great package of benefits.

Job Description:

  • Salary scale 5B £37,505 - £40,853 per annum, pro rata
  • 37 hours per week
  • Essential Car Users allowance
  • Benefits which include an excellent flexible working scheme, family friendly perks, wellbeing scheme, discounts scheme.
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution

More about the role:

  • The role is responsible for delivering maintenance services for SYHA assets and customers
  • The role involves managing contracts and Officers delivering responsive repairs contracts by an inhouse team and subcontractors
  • The role is responsible for managing and delivering a gas service and repairs contract for both domestic and commercial installations.
  • The successful will need to have a broad knowledge of statutory compliance for servicing especially on our LiveWell schemes and their communal facilities
  • Responsible for a team of Property Services Officers delivering contracts
  • Responsible for the gas servicing administration team
  • Report to Head of Maintenance

Who you are:

  • Have previous line management experience
  • Have IT skills to project manage and experience of working with Housing Management systems
  • Great organisational and recording skills
  • Budget Management skills
  • Good problem solver and decision maker
  • Legislative and regulatory requirement knowledge for Social Housing and Registered Care schemes
  • Knowledge of gas servicing regulation and legislation
  • Technical Knowledge of Construction and Building Maintenance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passionate about customers and service delivery

Who we are:

At South Yorkshire Housing Association, our purpose is for our customers to settle at home, live well and realise their potential.

Feeling settled and living well means different things to the people and families that live across South Yorkshire. So, we work with people in different ways – from our extra-care housing, to providing services and opportunities that individuals can access in their home, workplace and community, to creating houses for affordable rent.

Our employees enable us to create the best services, support, and experiences for our customers. We believe that difference makes us better, and that our services are made stronger by having a diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that we may remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. Please apply at your earliest convenience.

Closing Date: Midnight on Tuesday 7th June 2022

Interview Date: 13th June 2022


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Find Us
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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