Asbestos Contracts Manager

Posted 11 July 2022
Salary £300 - 400 per day + negotiable DOE
Job type Contract
DisciplineSurveying, Technical & Engineering
ReferenceAsbestos Manager
Contact NameChris Wilkinson

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are working alongside a local authority based in Kensington & Chelsea to appoint a talented Asbestos Contracts Manager on a contract basis.

As an Asbestos Contracts Manager, you will undertake service audit contract management of removal & surveying contractors and contribute to the delivery of an effective professional technical service within the Resident Safety Team (Contracts & Compliance)

  • The role of Asbestos Contracts Auditor is designed to support the organisations requirement to Manage Asbestos and fulfilling its obligations alongside The Asbestos Contracts Manager.
  • Assist in managing Asbestos Contracts - ensuring delivery of services in a timely manner, maintaining contractor relationship and quality standards.
  • Assist to deliver Asbestos and associated asbestos training for Housing Management via a 3rd party provider for Property Services (Repairs Services) in conjunction with Learning & Development.
  • Assisting to ensure certification is received and uploaded correctly into the Asset Register in a timely manner.
  • Quality monitoring and auditing of surveys and removal works where necessary.
  • Assisting in ensuring remedial works and undertaken to the required standards and in a timely manner.
  • Assist to manage delivery of survey programmes, reinspection’s and removal works.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across RBKC to ensure effective service provision and achievement of corporate objectives, including contributing to business and service planning and business continuity.
  • Review method statements and risk assessments.
  • Work collaboratively with the Capital Programme, Repairs Team & other teams to ensure CDM2015 & The Control of Asbestos at Work 2012 regulative format are adhered too.

About the role

  • Assist in the development and implementation of building services procedures including quality assurance.
  • Contribute to the provision of professional advice and support on the design, specification, tendering and supervision of building works including planned maintenance contracts.
  • Assist to ensure that all information systems are appropriately maintained so that colleagues have access to relevant and up to date information
  • Undertake other duties relevant to the nature, scope and level of the role as necessary.
  • To assist & negotiate effectively with colleagues & associate teams - to use conflict resolution skills appropriately in the context of service delivery.
  • Perform any other reasonable minor and non-recurring duties, appropriate to the post, as determined by the Head of Resident Safety & Repairs.
  • To undertake training and constructively take part in meetings, supervision, seminars and other events designed to improve communication and assist with the effective development of the post and post holder.
  • To carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the council’s commitment to customer service excellence and ensure compliance with the customer care standards.
  • To be committed to the Council’s core values of public service, quality, equality and empowerment and to demonstrate this commitment in the way duties are carried out.
  • To ensure that duties are undertaken with due regard and compliance with the Data Protection Act and other legislation.
  • To carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Council’s Health and Safety Policy and relevant Health and Safety legislation.
  • At all times to carry out responsibilities/duties within the framework of the Council's Dignity for all Policy. (Equal Opportunities Policy)
  • To assist the Asbestos Compliance Manager & Asbestos Data Compliance Officer in their daily activity, carrying out regular one to ones and progressing their development plan

About you :

  • Ability to act on own initiative and fulfil objectives.
  • Ability to prioritise workflow.
  • Good analytical and attention to detail skills.
  • Versatility, flexibility with the ability to adapt to changing environments.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Experience in producing condition surveys and reports
  • Ability to monitor and oversee budgets. 
  • Relevant Qualifications/experience in contract management or similar.
  • An understanding of the Commonhold & Leasehold Act (Section 20) in associated with M&E services and contracts.
  • Experience of negotiating with internal departments and contractors
  • Experience of tenant liaison.
  • Experience of managing consultants.
  • Liaising with internal and external partners, suppliers, consultants and other service providers in a clear manner
  • Proven experience administering service agreements, contracts, schedules/specifications, invoices.
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience using a database to record and extract data; Keystone, Civica and W2 or similar
  • Experience in procuring contracts.

What’s on offer:

  • On going contract
  • Monday to Friday (36 hours)
  • £300 to £400 per day (negotiable DOE)

If you’ve got what it takes and would love to find out more information or apply, either:

About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive:

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Chris Wilkinson on remembering to include your details as well.