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M&E Manager

£51410 - £55400 per annum Additional Benefits
 
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Paolo Moraldo Managing Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Job Description

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a M&E Manager to join a local authority based in Godalming, Surrey This will be an permanent position paying £51,410 - 55,400p/a Benefits.

My client are offering flexible working with an expectation of 2 days p/w in the offices.

Purpose Of The Role:

  • The overall purpose of the job role is to lead and manage the Mechanical & Electrical capital works including commercial pant rooms and electrical compliance within Housing Operations, managing the associated contractors or consultants to ensure adherence to all Health and Safety legislation to ensure homes and common areas are kept safe and in good repair.
  • Lead on the new Electrical and Gas contract mobilsation
  • Responsible for managing the Heating and Electrical contracts in terms of capital programme , including the electrical EICR compliance works ensuring the timely response of contractors and the completion of high quality works.
  • Review and lead on the strategy for the longer term gas boiler replacement strategy working with the Asset Team and Energy Efficiency Project Lead to support the priorities of having our homes achieving net carbon zero in the Borough by 2030.
  • Work closely and in co-ordination with the Compliance Manager with regards to contracts and programmed works
  • Review and lead on the strategy to replace properties with electrical storage heaters.
  • As part of the wider Property Service Team support the Operations Manager and Strategic Asset Manager and work in co-ordination with the Compliance Manager in the success of our repairs and maintenance service, creating excellent partnerships, leading a knowledgeable and customer focused team, working alongside colleagues across the Housing Operations service.

Main Duties & Accountabilities:

Operational Duties

  • Manage the delivery of domestic gas boiler replacement programme and plant room servicing and replacement programme
  • Manage the delivery of the domestic and commercial gas procurement contract tender to award in line with the Council's Contract Procurement Regulations
  • Manage the small number of plant room works for the Senior Living Schemes and communal properties
  • Manage the electrical "capital upgrade works" including major upgrades or whole house re-wiring programmes
  • Manage the non-domestic lift servicing and replacement programme
  • Assist with the Fire Alarm Replacement programme to our Senior Living Schemes
  • Manage the replacement programme of properties with electrical storage heating systems.

Liaise with the Asset Team with regards to Thermal comfort upgrade works in relation to heating requirements

  • Work in close co-ordination with the Compliance Manager and team to ensure compliance policies and procedures are regularly reviewed ensuring adherence with current regulations and legislation.
  • Overall responsibility of the capital heating projects and works.
  • Provide technical advice and support to Housing Operations colleagues to advise on the feasibility of M&E capital improvement works including Air Source Heat Pumps and other alternative heating technologies.
  • Challenge poor performance and develop remedial action plans to safeguard the Council and its residents where performance is failing, escalating issues and concerns to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Produce regular performance management reports to Management Board and Members
  • Ensure that all Compliance records are fed into the asset management system are updated ensuring data integrity.
  • Provide Out of Hours cover on a rolling rota basis with other Property Service Managers. (Optional)
  • Provide data and information to support the annual return of Tenant Satisfaction Measures for the Regulator of Social Housing

Contract Management:

  • Lead on all contract management duties including monitoring budgets against spend, performance management, contract delivery and progression to ensure best value for money and quality works.
  • Chair operational and strategic group meetings for all compliance owned contracts.
  • Monitor contractual terms and conditions for Compliance contracts and projects, working with contractors to resolve issues or escalating to Operations Manager as necessary.
  • Provide subject matter lead on legislation, ensuring updates or changes are reflected in the Council's policies and procedures in a timely manner.

Team Work and Communication:

  • Develop robust and effective stakeholder and supplier relationships, working closely with contractors to develop partnering arrangements.
  • Promote collaborative and cross functional team working in Property Services Team to meet operational targets and priorities
  • Ensure the Section 20 process of leaseholder management is adhered to and ensuring leaseholder communication completed.
  • Provide expertise advice and support to officers and managers across the Council on matters relating to Compliance.

Training and Development:

  • Identify and undertake training and development opportunities as required to ensure the available skills are in place to meet the business objectives, and to enable the achievement of potential
  • Ensure that the wider Property Services Team is appropriately trained in key compliance policies and activities to ensure adherence to Council policies, regulations and legislation.

Finance and Budgets:

  • Efficiently and effectively monitor and manage budgets for the -M&E Capital works
  • Contribute to your service area business plan to include priority projects, financial forecasts and expenditure review, providing regular updates to Head of Service.
  • Manage and advise on M&E Capital programmes, ensuring the Council meet Health and Safety obligations, whilst ensuring that programmes remain within budget.
  • Authorise invoice payments up to the delegated authority threshold of the post holder.
  • Dignity and Respect - Treat all colleagues with dignity and respect whilst at work so that they are able to, and encouraged to meet their full potentially working in a non-threatening environment free of harassment and/or bullying.
  • Data Protection (GDPR) - Ensure that the principle of confidentially and the requirements of the Data Protection Act (and future GDPR requirements) are fully applied to the work of your service area.
  • Information Sharing - Work in line with the relevant protocols and service level agreements to enable the effective sharing of information between agencies.

Areas Of Accountability:

  • Responsibility for adherence of compliance within plant rooms, domestic heating and electrical major upgrades , across the Council housing stock,
  • Ownership of all relevant Housing Health and Safety policies, procedures and management plans, to ensure that they are current, regularly reviewed and meet the required guidance, regulation and legislation.
  • Responsibility for the contract procurement for Domestic gas servicing and replacements to the value of £2 million (approximately) in line with Contract Procurement Regulations and Financial Regulations
  • Contract management duties including budget monitoring, performance management, contract delivery and progression to ensure value for money
  • Provide line manager support guidance and to ensure team are credible and focused on building a continuous professional development culture
  • Produce regular performance management reports to Corporate Management Board, Landlord Services Advisory Board, H&S Committee Overview and Scrutiny Committees and for Tenant Satisfaction Measures for the Regulator of Social Housing

Title: M&E Manager

Salary: £51,410 - £55,400p/a Benefits

Location: Godalming, Surrey

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