Water Services Contract Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£40,028 - £46,431
24 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Location: Holmes Road Depot

Contract Type: 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)


The Role

We are seeking a contract manager to ensure the water services day-to-day repairs and works are identified and remedied. The post holder will ensure that major and planned works are delivered to a high standard of quality, that time and cost is managed and the water services are compliance monitored and controlled.  

You will be responsible for managing the term water service contractor ensuring delivery; leading on advice for complex casework from initiation right through to solution ensuring a right first time approach and continuous improvement of services. Planned works could range from inspections on water service defects or major external works involving bespoke solutions.

The role will also require you to carry out routine inspections to establish an appropriate cost effective repair, raise orders, monitor and ensure completion in accordance with the specification and cost.

You will be expected to hold or be working towards The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management qualification and have experience of ensuring that water services works are carried out in compliance with current regulations, health and safety, leasehold issues, party wall and landlords’ statutory obligations.

You will have sound engineering knowledge along with strong commercial awareness applying an entrepreneurial temperament. You will use problem solving skills to identify, analyse, resolve disputes and ensure the delivery of large scale water services planned preventative maintenance and repair programmes on time, to a high standard and within budget requirements.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and negotiation skills as you will be dealing with internal and external stakeholders.

This will be a varied role and will require the knowledge of project management administration, planning, audit quality assurance and evaluation.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check

About Camden

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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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 the job profile attached at the bottom of 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 resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 28th April 2019 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC

To view the Job profile for this vacancy please click HERE

Please quote reference: 19000066

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are; 20thMay 2019, 17th June 2019 and 15th July 2019.