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Equal Opportunities

East West Connect Ltd is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristics.

This policy applies to all employment practices within the organisation, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training and apprenticeship. East West Connect makes hiring decisions based on qualifications, merit and business needs at the time.

Job Description

  • Working as part of a team on the company’s Reactive and Planned Maintenance Social Housing and Refurbishment projects
  • Promote the company ethos of working in an open, honest and transparent manner at all times
  • Responsible for the commercial management of the contract including development of applications for payment, client engagement regards value recovery and disputed works, supply chain management, value creation, risk management, management reporting on commercial performance and line management of other commercial resources that may be required to deliver the contract
  • To ensure subcontractors have a responsibility to adhere to the company SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality) ethos

Role & Responsibilities

Leadership

  • Leadership of the commercial delivery of the contract endeavouring, wherever possible, to resolve difficulties in non-adversarial manner
  • Identify critical success factors and KPIs and feed back into reporting systems for monitoring
  • Provide direction, focus and consistency across the contract, including the line management, training and development of all reporting staff
  • Resource allocation and control, including supply chain and directly-employed staff. Lead, motivate, communicate with, develop, appraise and performance manage staff to ensure they are fully motivated to achieve the best performance levels and to meet the company’s needs

Reporting

  • Report to the commercial director.
  • Provide honest, open and transparent reporting to the Senior Management team and Directors at all times, ensuring that the same is obtained from the project teams in a consistent manner/format
  • Attendance, preparation and reporting as required for all meetings in relation to the project
  • Ensure that the required level and quality of information flows in a timely manner between the site delivery teams, supply chain, senior management team and client team

Planning & Programming

  • Resource allocation and control, including supply chain and directly-employed staff, in liaison with the rest of the project team
  • Monitoring of all purchases and supply for the project to ensure that the associated quality and time constraints are met while achieving optimal commercial performance
  • Coordinate and support procurement activities in line with the project team to ensure the timely appointment of suitable subcontractors and suppliers to provide adequate resources and expertise to achieve required quality and timescales
  •  Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Change management control
  • To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting on a designated project(s)
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
  • Assist the Project team with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate order and information to carry out their work
  • Liaise with the Project team over contractual issues and take action as required
  • Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner
  • Process subcontractor requests for payment
  • Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the contract(s)
  • Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases
  • Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors

Client Liaison

  • Liaison with the client and contract administrator on both a formal and informal basis, developing a strong working relationship

  • Regularly engage with the client to develop a rapport and timely resolution of potential issues

Requirements

  • Experience working on maintenance and small works contracts

  • Proficient in the use of Excel to an intermediate or advanced level

  • Experience of working with industry standard CAFM systems, preferably Job Logic. Generating reports, speedy data manipulation, inputting of key information

  • Experience of working with schedule of rates, preferably NatFed 7

  • Good contractual knowledge, preferably with experience in The Term Alliance Contract TAC-1

  • Experienced in Mechanical, Electrical and General Building

  • Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines

  • Mentor and support others

  • Ability to negotiate and influence

  • Confident oral and written communication skills

  • Financial and commercial awareness

  • Strong communication skills

Key Info

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How To Apply

Click here to apply. Please send a cover letter and CV, quoting job reference JD-COM-001.

Please use the job reference in any further correspondence.

Good luck!

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Application Deadline

30/04/2021

Job Details

Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Duration: Permanent
Salary: Dependent On Experience
Start Date: Immediate
Job Reference: JD-COM-001
Working Hours: Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm

Useful Details

Probation Period: 3 months
Line Manager: Chris Cooper

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Benefits

Cycle To Work Scheme
Avensure Zest for Health & Wellbeing
Pension Scheme
Eye Care Vouchers