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Stuart Pryce

Principal Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Stuart joined the organisation to support the Asset Management, Compliance and Maintenance team in 2019. Originally from the automotive industry, Stuart had previously worked for Aston Martin and McLaren Automotive. In a front-facing customer service capacity, this has given Stuart the ability to provide clients and candidates with the best possible service. Since joining MMP, Stuart has managed to implement several new systems to ensure swiftness for both our candidates & clients

In his spare time, Stuart still has a strong passion for the automotive industry and can often be found fixing friends’ & family’s cars when they go wrong.

 
 
 

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list Contracts Manager (Capital Works)

£59000.00 - £61000 per annum Benefits

A great new opportunity has arisen for a Contract Manager (Capital Works) to join a main social housing contractor on a permanent basis based in Essex. This would be a permanent role paying between £59,000 - £61,000 Benefits.

Job Purpose:
To lead and manage, direct, and plan all works to be carried out by the resources under the post holders' control, in particular regard to the level of service, quality, quantity, cost control and meeting contractual requirements.
To be responsible for the overall direction and financial control of the business/work areas, to ensure that the required level of profitability is generated on an annual basis.

Duties:
* To have full managerial responsibility for the allocated work areas, involving the supervision of all contractors.
* To ensure that all work is programmed and completed within contractually defined timescales.
* To develop and implement Quality Management Procedures to produce quality standards.
* To ensure that the invoicing of all completed works, is undertaken within strict timescales, and that income is maximised.
* To work closely with the client and client representatives, to ensure that high quality service delivery is provided.
To effectively monitor operational and financial information as defined in the business plan and take corrective action where necessary.
* To ensure that good industrial relations are maintained, and safety is managed in accordance with the legislative requirements and good working practices.
* To plan and programme the workload to ensure correct job progression. Ensure that all materials and information are available to the cost centre teams when required, including pre-ordering of materials and plant equipment as appropriate.
* To carry out on-site inspections, undertake investigations, enquiries, prepare reports and offer solutions and areas for improvement.

Title: Contracts Manager (Capital Delivery)
Salary: £59,000 - £61,000 Benefits
Location: Essex

list Mechanical Engineer (Gas)

Up to £48474.00 per annum

MMP Consultancy is currently working with one of their clients in Essex who are looking for a new Mechanical Gas Engineer to join their team.

Title: Mechanical Gas Engineer
Location: Essex (Just off M11)
Salary: £48,474 Benefits (Interim Available)

Working as part of a very busy Housing & Property Operations team within Harlow Council, you will assist in providing an accurate and efficient assurance service for all built assets.
You will specifically be responsible for site surveys, quality inspections, specifications and schedules of work, report writing and provide oversight to mechanical appliances, heating and hot water systems, their maintenance, PPM and refurbishments for a number of key Clients.

* Assist in the production of position statements on relevant technical guidance
* Build and maintain positive relationships
* Develop, maintain and contribute to the improved culture of planned and preventative maintenance
* (PPM)
* Carry out surveys of mechanical installations and heating and hot water systems
* Evaluate risk assessments on the condition, lifecycle and expiry of mechanical installations
* Design new mechanical installations, including material and workmanship specifications
* Assist the role of Building Services Manager (compliance) and Project Manager (projects/programmes)
* Day-to-day oversight of the mechanical installation's PPM and refurbishment programmes
* Review, update and maintain real-time data for compliance monitoring of the Client's assets
* To undertake any other duties to assist with the activities of the building services team
* Statement of Health and Safety

Title: Mechanical Gas Engineer
Location: Essex (Just off M11)
Salary: £48,474 Council Benefits (Interim Available)

Contracts Manager

£59000.00 - £61000 per annum Benefits

A great new opportunity has arisen for a Contract Manager (Capital Works) to join a main social housing contractor on a permanent basis based in Essex. This would be a permanent role paying between £59,000 - £61,000 Benefits.

Job Purpose:
To lead and manage, direct, and plan all works to be carried out by the resources under the post holders' control, in particular regard to the level of service, quality, quantity, cost control and meeting contractual requirements.
To be responsible for the overall direction and financial control of the business/work areas, to ensure that the required level of profitability is generated on an annual basis.

Duties:
* To have full managerial responsibility for the allocated work areas, involving the supervision of all contractors.
* To ensure that all work is programmed and completed within contractually defined timescales.
* To develop and implement Quality Management Procedures to produce quality standards.
* To ensure that the invoicing of all completed works, is undertaken within strict timescales, and that income is maximised.
* To work closely with the client and client representatives, to ensure that high quality service delivery is provided.
To effectively monitor operational and financial information as defined in the business plan and take corrective action where necessary.
* To ensure that good industrial relations are maintained, and safety is managed in accordance with the legislative requirements and good working practices.
* To plan and programme the workload to ensure correct job progression. Ensure that all materials and information are available to the cost centre teams when required, including pre-ordering of materials and plant equipment as appropriate.
* To carry out on-site inspections, undertake investigations, enquiries, prepare reports and offer solutions and areas for improvement.

Title: Contracts Manager (Capital Delivery)
Salary: £59,000 - £61,000 Benefits
Location: Essex

Building Surveyor

Up to £35 per hour

MMP Consultancy are currently seeking 6 x Building Surveyor for a North West London public sector housing organisation. £35 per Hour LTD (Inside IR35).

Flexible working with site visits and home working. (Office attendance on occasion).

About the role

* Management of Disrepair Surveying from inception to completion, creating detailed reports which are usable in court if required.
* Attend appointments as booked by the legal / case officer team.
* Undertake expert witness reports / scott schedules as required.
* Managing a high volume of work across a patch.
* Knowledge of NatFed SOR 7.1.
* Take full control of the surveying duties, ensuring the completion of works with dedicated contractors.
* Autonomy on decisions which are required to ensure quality work.
* Manage all order raising on system, utilising CRM and Northgate.
* Post inspection of works as required to ensure quality.

Essential:

* MRICS, MCIOB or Expert Witness qualified.
* Extensive experience in delivering complex/disrepair service for social housing.
* Detailed Knowledge and understanding of pre and post-inspection processes, building pathology and repairs techniques.

Title: 6 x Building Surveyor
Salary: £35 Per Hour (Inside IR35)
Location: North West London
Contract: Rolling Contract (3 Months rolling - One week notice)
Benefit: Approved business-related expenses

Principal Energy Officer

£50000 - £61000 per annum

MMP Consultancy currently has an opportunity for a Principal Energy Officer (HND OR HNC needed) to join a Local Authority in Essex. This position is paying £50,000 - £60,000 Benefits

Job Purpose:

To lead, develop and manage all aspects of the Council's energy management activities, including preparing and implementing a program of works in order to reduce the Council's energy usage; working with Building Management and premises managers to ensure that opportunities for energy consumption reduction are acted upon; maintaining accurate energy consumption records; advising departments on all aspects of energy efficiency.

Key Accountabilities:

* Work with the Service Manager-Corporate Property and Energy Board to support the development of a robust energy strategy to deliver the Council's Energy Policy, following adoption, and deliver the projects identified.
* Lead on all aspects of the Corporate Energy Board and ensure good communication and 'buy-in' across the organisation.
* Work with the Procurement Team on the procurement of energy for the Council's property portfolio. Manage existing energy framework agreements and contracts
* To implement the Council's policy approach in respect of efficient energy management including monitoring the receipt and payment of supplier invoices and the maintenance of accurate databases on supply usage and costs for all corporate premises and arrangements for gas and electricity supplies.
* Report and resolve billing queries with energy suppliers.
* Responsible for the preparation of data for inclusion on and the submission of national and local indicators regarding energy and CO2 emissions.
* Conduct site inspections and energy audits to investigate opportunities for using energy efficient technologies, energy management procedures and renewable energy to reduce the Council's energy costs.
* Establish and maintain a system for monitoring the Council's energy consumption, using relevant databases, software and energy site survey information. Use this system to analyse and evaluate data to identify trends and exceptions in order to target appropriate interventions to reduce costs and to produce performance reports for premises managers, relevant committees and working groups.
* Work with the Building Management Team to ensure that efficiency opportunities are aligned with asset management and maintenance programmes in accordance with the Council's energy policy and strategy. Ensure works are carried out to incorporate the most energy efficient standards, considering opportunities to incorporate energy efficiency and renewable energy measures on an 'invest to save' basis where appropriate.
* Assist with the development and implementation of the Corporate and relevant Service Asset Management Plans for the Council's Buildings Portfolio to incorporate measures to reduce the Council's energy use. ?
* Prepare business cases to justify improvement measures. ?
* Research and prepare applications for relevant grant funding streams.
* Obtain competitive quotations and tenders to implement improvement measures in accordance with the Council's Constitution, departmental procedures and relevant legislative requirements. Project manage, procure and supervise works and prepare written reports on progress and quality
* Assess interim and final payments to contractors, prepare payment certificates and financial reports and check final accounts.
* Ensure all schemes carried out by the section comply with relevant financial parameters and departmental procedures.
* Maintain proper and adequate files, time-sheets and records at all times, including those necessary for the preparation of internal project job costing and time charging.
* Any other duties appropriate to the post: These other duties must be equivalent to or below the salary and status of the role and, where appropriate, under the Equality Act 2010, due consideration must be given to any employees with a "protected characteristic".
* Undertake all the duties within the framework of Equal Opportunities.
* You must cooperate in all matters relating to Health and Safety and implement all procedures for your job role. The identification of Health and Safety related risks within the working environment must be highlighted to your management.


Title: Principal Energy Officer
Contact: Perm
Rate: £50,000 - £60,000 Benefits
Location: Essex

Asset Data Manager

Up to £63000 per annum

Title: Asset Data Manager
Rate: £63,000 Benefits
Location: London (Hybrid)

MMP Consultancy currently has an opportunity for an Asset Data Manager to join a Housing Association in London. This position is paying £63,000 Benefits. This would be a Hybrid role with 2 days per week in the office.

Job Purpose:

* To oversee the collection, planning and reporting of asset data and information within our clients business
* To maintain oversight of our asset plans, capturing, analysing and visualising our asset data using our asset appraisal model to promote informed decision-making.
* To model annual investment programmes that are cost-effective and support our clients strategic objectives, as well as developing our asset appraisal model to enhance strategic thinking around investment decisions.
* To actively contribute to the delivery of our clients Asset Management Strategy by engaging with stakeholders to continually improve and innovate our clients strategic asset approach, maximising the portfolio's success and value.
* To be the principal contact for the preparation of annual investment plans and disposal strategies.
* To develop a strategic approach to asset appraisal methodology.
* To co-ordinate all activities to maintain, update and verify the asset appraisal model.
* To lead on the appraisal of non-performing assets.
* To develop and implement asset quality standards.
* To support the implementation of projects and systems.
* To challenge and test current data systems and collection processes to ensure consistent, accessible and auditable data sources.

Data Management

* Update, monitor and manage our client asset management database/IT system.
* Develop and implement a long-term strategy for our client owned or managed stock, including working with stakeholders to develop a place-based approach to asset management, assessing the longer-term sustainability of our assets and identifying suitable interventions, including undertaking options appraisals.
* Ensure awareness of the condition of all owned or managed stock, to establish and maintain programmes of planned and cyclical maintenance works, in consultation with stakeholders.
* Ensure that detailed knowledge of our assets/full housing stock portfolio is collected, and that this information is fully utilised to inform any decisions on investment and options appraisal requirements.
* Ensure that stock condition data and programmes of planned and cyclical maintenance works are shared with stakeholders.
* Responsible for managing all asset management related data, so that it is accurate, up-to-date, appropriate and robust.
* Make recommendations on proposed work to improve component life cycle, produce efficiencies or savings, including recommending solutions to technical problems and implementing solutions.
* Create a clear process and carry out scheme option appraisals, making retain, remodel, regenerate, renew or disposal recommendations.
* Ensure the asset management information system/stock condition survey/environmental sustainability and other relevant databases and systems are accurate.
* Work with the Finance team to ensure data, including cost data, held on the Asset Management systems, is accurate and up to date and can be used for financial modelling.

Stock condition surveys
* Develop and deliver a rolling 5-year programme of stock condition surveys to inform our approach to asset management, ensuring that our client can evidence DHS compliance.
* Ensure that the risks found in the Housing Health & Safety Rating System (HHSRS) surveys are recorded, monitored, and implemented.
* Through the Regional Surveyors, collect regular stock condition data and update the asset management database.
* Liaise with the Asset Contracts Manager, Asset Delivery Manager and Compliance Manager to collect stock condition data from responsive repair and planned programmes of work to update the asset management database.
* To appoint and manage consultants to carry out regular audits of stock condition data.

Planned programmes of work
* Ensure that all investment requirements align with the development and implementation of the Asset Management Strategy and Business Plan.
* Create short, medium and long term planned and cyclical maintenance programmes of work and budgets.
* Liaise with the Asset Delivery Manager to programme annual planned and cyclical maintenance workstreams.
* Develop programmes of work to deliver our clients environmental and sustainability objectives.
* Ensure that peaks and troughs in investment plans/programmes are smoothed out and all planned maintenance projects are completed within budget.

Reporting
* Develop and produce regular reports on DHS and HHSRS compliance and EPC performance.
* Develop and produce regular reports on stock condition status.
* Develop and provide regular reports on short, medium and long term planned and cyclical maintenance programmes of work.
* Develop and provide ad hoc reports on portfolio management related performance indicators for the Board and Regulator.

Title: Asset Data Manager
Rate: £63,000 Benefits
Location: London (Hybrid)

list Investment Programme Manager

Up to £450 per day

MMP Consultancy currently has an opportunity for an Investment Programme Manager to join a Local Authority in Hertfordshire.

This position is paying £450 Per Day (Umbrella)

Job Purpose:

* Excellent programme/project management skills and commercial awareness.
* Experience of procuring, managing and delivering projects, with a value in excess of £5m, including devolved budgets.

* Professional qualification e.g. CIOB, RICS or equivalent, educated to degree level in a related subject or can demonstrate equivalent relevant experience.

* Proven experience of managing programmes of multiple projects in a Local Government property environment, ideally social housing.

* To ensure effective mobilisation and delivery of contracts to achieve the identified corporate objectives, e.g. decent homes standard is achieved, legacy commitments delivered, on programme and budget.

* To lead on procurement for all aspects of a programme covering a number of service areas including, works, consultancy and legal services. Through programme governance manage contracts and effectively negotiate any changes to contract terms and deliverable.

* To manage, monitor and report of all aspects of a multi discipline range of projects within a programme including budget in excess of £7 million and performance. Analyse complex performance information, identifying trends and implementing changes to address any areas of weakness.

* Have responsibility for health & safety/compliance for the programme including construction design management, risk management, statutory compliance and all aspects associated with a large-scale construction programme. Implement new or changed legislation to ensure all works carried out are fully compliant.

* Ensure services are delivered in a manner which is responsive to customer needs, putting in place mechanisms for gathering and acting upon customer feedback and insight.


Title: Investment Programme Manager
Contact: Interim
Rate: £450 Per Day
Location: Hertfordshire

Project Manager (Regeneration and Investment)

Up to £57771 per annum

MMP Consultancy is seeking for a new Project Manager (Regeneration and Investment) to join one of my clients in East London. This Opportunity would be on a permanent contract paying up to £57,771 Benefits

* Oversee the procurement of contracts to deliver the Regeneration and Investment Programme ensuring Best Value in their commissioning and provision.
* Identify, commit and control all financial expenditure associated with the major works contracts managed by the Project Team.
* Lead and develop the project team in the provision of a full range of technical consultant and project management functions.
* Ensure that all schemes are completed in accordance within Investment Programme, Business Plan and Service targets.
* Involve all residents in the investment process.
* Deputise for the Head of Regeneration and strategy as directed.
* Assist in the development, implementation and review of our clients procurement and investment strategy in accordance with best practice.
* Identify investment needs through the use of stock condition information and provide technical solutions to address such needs.
* Advise the Senior Management Team and the our clients board and sub committee on major works issues.
* Undertake research to inform the development of investment and business plan strategies.
* Undertake cost, performance and practice benchmarking to drive service improvements.


Main Benefits:
Annual leave and special leave
We aim to ensure that a good work-life balance is achieved by offering 33 days annual leave in addition to the statutory bank holiday days, which is pro-rata if you work part-time. For Christmas and New Year, you should book days leave when our offices are closed.
In addition to annual leave, we offer special leave to enable employees to deal with life. Special leave covers compassionate, medical treatment and emergency leave with manager approval.
Employee assistance programme
We offer a dedicated and professional employee assistance programme (EAP), with a 24-hour, 7 days a week, 365 days a year confidential helpline staffed by experienced advisers and counsellors.
The services offered by the EAP include counselling, practical legal and medical information, bereavement support. our client has a Corporate Cash Plan that supplements care provided by the NHS.
Family friendly policies and procedures
Our client is a family friendly organisation, and our policies and procedures are designed to reflect this. Staff can benefit from a range of flexible practices and our pay during maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental leave.
Flexible working practices
We're committed to support our staff to balance their work and home life and will consider a range of flexible working arrangements to support this such as: working from home with 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home; part-time working; and job share.
Gym membership
Our staff can receive up to £200 per year membership fee for a gym of choice.
Life insurance cover
Membership of the SHPS pension scheme offered by the NHF comes with life insurance. The cover provided by the policy is 3 x your annual salary.

Occupational sick pay
All our staff are eligible for occupational sick pay, which is pro-rated if you work part time and during your probation period.
Pension scheme
All staff are auto enrolled into a defined contribution pension with the Social Housing Pension Scheme (SHPS). The minimum employee contribution rate is currently 3%. our client contribution rate is 10% and employees may opt out of the pension scheme after enrolment.
London living wage employer
We are proud to be a living wage employer which means we commit to paying our employees no less than the National and Real Living Wage, an annually reviewed rate of pay.
Season ticket loan
To help make the cost of travel more affordable, we offer all our employees who have successfully completed their probation period an interest-free loan to purchase a season ticket, which can be repaid over 10, 11 or 12 months.
Training and development
We offer a range of development opportunities to ensure that our employees have the skills and knowledge they need to deliver their job roles. In addition to our mandatory training programmes, employees can take leadership and development programmes; people management training; technical training; finance training; and a range of soft skills development.

Job Title: Project Manager (Regeneration and Investment)
Location: East London
Salary: £57,771 Benefits

Assistant Director Strategic Asset Management & Compliance

£89630 - £101315 per annum

MMP Consultancy has partnered with a Local Authority in their search for their next Assistance Director - Strategic Asset Management & Compliance.

This Opportunity will be paying a Permanent Salary between £89,630 - £101,315 Benefits.

About the role:
Our Housing Service is committed to safeguarding the well-being of our residents. With approximately 10,000 council homes and 2,000 leaseholder properties under our care, ensuring the safety of our residents is paramount. We are seeking an Assistant Director for Strategic Asset Management & Compliance to join our talented team within the Housing Service.

In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance across a range of essential areas, including Gas Servicing, Lift Maintenance, Fire Safety, Asbestos, Electrical Testing, Water Management, and other associated risks. Through efficient management of maintenance and inspection contracts, you will lead on ensuring our buildings meet the highest safety standards, directly impacting the safety and well-being of our residents.

You will spearhead the development, delivery, and review of strategic asset management data and strategy across our housing stock. Aligned with our broader Capital Strategy Asset Management and net-zero ambitions, this entails meticulous attention to detail in managing our assets to ensure resident safety remains our top priority. By enhancing the energy efficiency of our housing stock, in accordance with targets outlined in the Council's Climate Action plan, we strive to create a living environment that is both sustainable and safe for generations to come.

Additionally, you will oversee the development and maintenance of the Council's 10-year housing capital programme, assuming ownership of all building cost inputs into the Council's 30-year HRA Business Plan. Efficient and effective contract management, in accordance with our organisation's performance framework, is paramount in ensuring the continued safety and security of our residents.

Key Responsibilities:
* Responsible for statutory and regulatory compliance across housing stock for Gas Servicing, Lift Maintenance, Fire Safety, Asbestos, Electrical Testing and Water Management
* Lead on development, delivery & review of strategic asset management data and strategy across the Council's housing stock
* Development and maintenance of the Council's 10-year housing capital programme
* Ensure contracts are managed efficiently and effectively in accordance with the organisation's performance framework
* Lead and contribute to business planning, budget management, identifying service improvements, and harnessing technology to deliver services that demonstrate value for money, and achieve high levels of compliance and resident satisfaction.

Qualifications and Requirements:
While RICS and/or CIOH qualifications are desirable, they are not essential prerequisites for this role.

Job: Assistance Director - Strategic Asset Management & Compliance.
Location: East London
Salary: £89,630 - £101,315 Benefits.