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Technical Manager (Belfast)

Greater Belfast
£37000 - £40000 Per Annum
5 months ago

Technical Manager (Belfast)

VANRATH are pleased to be recruiting for a Public Sector organisation for a Technical Manager based in their Belfast office for initially 6 months with the opportunity for permanency. The Technical Manager will manage and co-ordinate the Maintenance Team and assist in the strategic delivery of a quality asset management service to the tenants.


Duties include:

  • Provide leadership and line management for the team
  • Responsible for the recruitment, selection, induction, management and development of staff
  • Monitor staff performance and take appropriate action on grievance and disciplinary
  • Action and manage complaints, resolving issues
  • Assist in the establishment of budgets and be responsible for designated budgets and providing forecasts of expenditure
  • Contribute to the department Strategy, Divisional Business Plan and other strategies as required
  • Be responsible for introducing any Efficiency Savings in accordance with the targets set
  • Manage and monitor the performance of suppliers, contractors, consultants, and other delivery partners
  • Deal with communications with the public including tenants, other professional and voluntary groups
  • Engage with internal stakeholders and customers to ensure a high level of customer service is provided
  • Manage the contractors ensuring that the service delivered is consistent
  • Through an effective procurement programme ensure that the necessary contracts are available as and when required
  • Ensure that KPI and other performance data are accurate and available on a monthly basis
  • Take the lead on addressing valuations, variations, disputed invoices, low performance damages, contractual notices
  • Authorise works instructions within designated approval levels and authorise invoices for payment
  • Any other duties as required

The Ideal Person:

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification or equivalent (Quantity Surveying/Construction/Engineering/Building Studies) and 3 years relevant experience within engineering, construction or projects at supervisory level


  • 5 years experience (as outlined above)


  • Relevant experience must include:
    • Contract management
    • Performance monitoring in a client facing role
    • Responsibility for designated budgets and providing forecasts of expenditure
    • Procurement of technical works and/or services
  • Experience of constructing business cases, board reports and presentations
  • Experience of supervising staff which should include directing/delegating work and dealing with problems including identification and resolution
  • IT literate with demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Excel, working with databases, spreadsheets, setting budgets
  • Valid driving licence with access to a vehicle


£37,000 – £40,000

For further information on this role or any other, please contact Laura McFarlane in the strictest confidence on 02890 330250 or apply via the link on this page.

Job Reference: Lam090119_1547054598

Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 6 months+

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