Contract Manager - Mechanical & Electrical

Camden, London (Greater)
£40,028 to £46,431
12 Jul 2018
29 Jul 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Directorate: Supporting Communities

Location: 5 Pancras Square

Salary: £40,028 to £46,431

Contract Type: 2 x permanent, full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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25 days holiday (27 days after 5 years' service)


This is an exciting role to work as part of a team to deliver the Council’s mechanical and electrical capital programme across a range of property types. You will manage contracts and carry out inspections of works to establish whether this is in line with specified requirements, quality standards and relevant legislation. You will be involved in developing policy and strategy and will design and prepare work plans, financial appraisals and working practices including advice on construction problems to inform bids.

You will have a proven track record of delivering Mechanical and Electrical capital schemes, as well as experience in mechanical and electrical systems and have a professional membership. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as you will be required to work with various stakeholders and develop close working relationships.

You will provide expert technical advice to staff across the organisation on a range of matters (for example procurement, building control and development of regeneration projects) to ensure the highest standards of design, construction and maintenance are achieved.


About us

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.


Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

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How to apply:

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.


Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.



Closing date for applications: Sunday 29th July 2018, 23:59

Interviews to be held: To be confirmed 

To view the Job profile for this vacancy please click HERE

Please quote reference: 180000J0

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are;  20thAugust and 17th September 2018, 15th October