General Manager ???Repair and Maintenance Contract with Voids

04 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
General Manager -Repair and Maintenance Contract with Voids
GBPHighly Competitive Salary & Benefits Package

My client is a leading national contractor operating within the reactive / response maintenance and social housing (decent homes) markets. Due to continued expansion, they currently have an exciting opportunity for a General Manager to join their highly successful team in the Manchester.

The General Manager will be responsible for overseeing teams delivering reactive maintenance and voids contracts for housing associations, ALMOs and local councils, ensuring teams achieve targets relating to KPI's and SLA's, Health & Safety, first time fix and materials targets.

We are looking for a qualified and competent General Manager with solid experience of running a regional / national workforce, delivering a repairs or refurbishment service within Construction, Facilities Maintenance, Civil Engineering or an alternative industry.

You will be an effective leader with the ability to develop a highly talented and motivated team, whilst building strong relationships with internal business functions, stakeholders, customers, consultants and the wider supply chain.

General Manager Responsibilities:

* Lead and manage all operational activities ensuring that works are delivered on time, in full, in compliance with codes of practice, BOP and current statutory legislation.
* Develop and maintain processes within the company, engaging the clients in a culture of collaborative working focused on continual improvement.
* Maintain and promote effective relationships at all levels with the client, focusing staff on performance, best value and established best operating practices.

* Ensure the delivery team effectively delivers work through a comprehensive quality assurance system including contract administration and proactive budget monitoring
* Business technical lead including consulting with business development and bids teams, client competitive dialogue and bid presentations

* Delivering partnering as a business strategy.
* Continually improve business and branch performance.
* To promote development and training for all staff within branch and promote a culture of employee empowerment.
* Ensure capital employed and other key financial ratios are achieved and improved.
* Ensure that branch and production costs are within targets.

General Manager Experience

* Understanding of strategic and operational processes within social housing property services contracts
* Experience of working at a strategic level, developing and implementing continuous improvement
* Ability to set and measure targets
* Strong IT skills
* Strong management skills and the ability to motivate a team at all levels
* Ability to be innovative and creative to resolve complex issues

Salary & Benefits

You will be working for a modern, forward thinking business; that believe the strengths, skills and personalities of their people are the key to the groups success. This is a permanent, full time role for which you will receive a highly competitive salary along with the long term opportunity for career progression.


If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV. Alternatively contact us on (phone number removed).

Howells Contracts are an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. Howells Contracts acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies