Small Works Manager – SGH

Salary Grade: MG3 – Small Works Manager
Salary Range: £40,000 to £46,000 (Subject to knowledge and experience)

Delivery of minor project refurbishment / upgrade works in a hospital environment. Work to include, but not limited to, minor office refurbishment, painting, minor plumbing installations (sinks / showers etc) access control, ceilings, flooring, small power, data and other general building services to ensure smooth delivery of services within the hospital.

The role includes the management of a small team of engineers and specialist sub-contractors to complete minor new works typically between £500 and £50,000.

The job is based at Southampton General Hospital / our Segensworth office with close liaison required on site with the client / end users. The successful candidate should ideally have experience in working on similar works within a healthcare environment

Key Responsibilities Include
(but not limited to):

Management and delivery of multi disciplined project works as assigned
Maintain effective working relationships with other members of the project team.
Ensure cost estimates are produced using the National Schedule of Rates (NSR) based on client requirements
Produce risk / method statements (RAMS) as required to safely complete works.
Ensure any Health & Safety file documentation is prepared in a timely manner towards end of works and issued to client
Professional and confident in a client facing environment and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
Provide technical and practical support to engineers
Ensure labour resources are planned for the works and coordinated. Help develop realistic working programmes
Ensure materials are available for the works to proceed and check pre-ordered materials
available. Check material quality as per specification or client requirements and ensure timely delivery
Check documentation / paperwork has been submitted and completed correctly. Sign off test sheets as “Qualifying Supervisor” as required
Ongoing site monitoring of H&S compliance which includes inspections and compliance checks
Maintain a safe working environment for engineers, end users on site and general public at all times
Any other tasks, as required by the company, within skill set / experience

Financial / Commercial
Oversee profitability of jobs to ensure Gross Profit targets are achieved.
Knowledge of NSR measured contracts and production of take offs
Ensure monthly applications for payment are prepared, approved by client and invoiced in timely manner
Ensure variations are identified, recorded and approved by clients.
Ensure purchase orders are raised in accordance with company policy
Ensure supplier invoices are approved and processed for payment in a timely manner

Carry out operational HR functions such a performance reviews, grievances, disciplinaries and formal sickness reviews as necessary. (These will be supported as necessary by Head of Projects / HR)
During periods of absence, ensure Contract Supervisor is suitably briefed and capable to deal with day to day management of contract(s) under your control
Provide inspirational leadership, which is both fair and firm
Develop team building ethos and lead by example
Ensure effective communications between management, office staff and the on-site engineers

Customer Satisfaction
Communicate with customer ensuring customer satisfaction is maintained and site interruptions/disturbances are fully liaised to clients. Ensure customers are kept aware of work progress and any difficulties or changes that effect time, cost or quality
Attend client meetings when required
Deal with queries from engineers, clients and end users in a professional and helpful manner

Corporate Policy & Procedures
Develop and monitor office process and procedures in accordance with Corrigenda quality systems
Deliver Health & Safety tool box talks as requested by HoD
Implementation of all company policies and procedures
Conduct of business activities in line with company policies and values

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

Relevant qualifications / experience in similar role
Experience in working on schedule of rates contracts. (NSR desirable)
CITB SMSTS or similar level of safety related training
Ability to negotiate with and influence others.
Flexibility in working out of hours / weekends, as and when client requirements dictate need
Good written and verbal communication skills
Ability to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction
Ability to work well on own or as part of team
IT literate
Full driving licence / willingness to travel
Pass DBS checks for working in schools


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