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Asset Manager - Housing Maintenance

Asset Management -Planned works - local Authority Housing- manager

A large housing department within a local Authority require an experienced Asset Manager to:

* To lead and supervise the Asset Management team in providing a professional and technically competent service
* To play a key role in the development, implementation and review of capital and planned maintenance programmes.
* To develop, maintain and update an Asset Management Strategy, a comprehensive stock condition database, safety registers and energy stock profile.
* To act as contract administrator for major projects.

Detailed day to day duties:

* To develop, maintain and update the Council's Asset Management Strategy in consultation with internal colleagues and tenants associations.
* To assist in the development of the Council's capital and planned maintenance programmes by identifying potential projects and preparing cost estimates and work programmes.
* To liaise closely with the Property Services Manager in order to ensure that the Council's workforce is utilised in delivering capital and planned maintenance programmes wherever possible.
* To manage capital and planned maintenance programmes on a day-to-day basis.
* To ensure that all projects proceed in accordance with their programmes and expenditure profiles and to take corrective action where necessary.
* To provide a regular status report for senior management on the status of all schemes and participate in a monthly performance clinic involving the Head of Housing.
* To develop, maintain and update, on a continuous basis, a comprehensive stock condition database, an energy stock profile and separate databases in respect of asbestos, fire safety, Legionella and radon.
* To devise model investment programmes using the stock condition database.
* To organise a programme of stock condition surveys and energy surveys.

* To act as contract administrator for major projects, which will include:
Preparation of the project brief
Setting up and maintaining efficient systems for holding and retrieving project information
Feasibility study
Scheme design
Obtaining statutory consents
Preparation of specifications and tender documentation
Administering tendering exercises and evaluating tenders
Appointing contractors
Authorising contract payments
Authorising variations

What you'll need to succeed
A proven track record of working in a Planned Maintenance management role within local Authority or Housing Association. Knowledge of procurement processes.
Experience of direct staff management of a small team and supervision of external contractors and technical staff.
Experience of housing maintenance /asset management in a local authority or housing association

Up-to-date knowledge of building construction, building services, health and safety, relevant statutory requirements and procurement processes.
Working Knowledge of Health and Safety and the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations

What you'll get in return
A competitive day /hourly rate. This is inside IR35. free parking and weekly pay.

What you need to do now
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Asset Manager - Housing Maintenance

Kettering, Northamptonshire
3 - 5 years of experience
£75,000 - £99,999

Published on 5 Feb 2020

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