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Contracts Manager Radius Housing

  • Closing Date: 23 August 2023
  • Location: Belfast/Holywood
  • Salary: £41,496 (SP35) - £51,627 (SP45) per annum
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Job Ref: FHA03621
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Due to the continued growth and success of the Association, we are now seeking applications for this exciting post within our Assets Directorate.


Hours:            37 per week


Location:        Radius Offices Belfast


Reference:     FHA03621


Salary:            £41,496 (SP35) – £51,627 (SP45) per annum


The Contracts Manager will provide an audited contractual and financial administration service.  The post holder will manage the contractual, operational and financial performance of maintenance works and service contracts.


If you wish to be part of our team ensuring our homes maintain their quality status, apply today.


In return we will offer you a high degree of responsibility, plenty of challenge, opportunities for learning and personal development and a range of rewarding benefits including great on-job training, a contributory pension scheme, a health cash plan which can provide help with dental, optician and medical costs (including cover for dependent children in full time education up to 18 years of age), free employee health checks and a Cycle to Work scheme. Flexibility regarding working hours is also offered in some areas of the business.


For further information on employee benefits go to the careers section of our website.


To access the full criteria and to apply online, please visit  Alternatively, application packs can be obtained by contacting the Holywood reception on 028 9039 7250.


The Association


Radius Housing provides quality and affordable social housing in over 80 towns and cities throughout Northern Ireland.  We provide a range of services from sheltered housing for the over 55’s and general needs housing for families and single people, as well as specialist care and support facilities for the frail, elderly, people with dementia and learning disabilities and other complex needs.

We have invested £21 million to improve our homes and residential care facilities.


Each year we receive and respond to over 50,000 repair callouts, and carry out general, cyclical and major repairs to the Association’s properties, ensuring they remain in good condition. We also provide minor disability aids and major adaptations for tenants. Our Assets team sees the bigger picture every step of the way.


Our aim is to be an employer of choice and to recruit employees who will embrace our vision and values and fulfil our performance standards within their role.

To be shortlisted candidates need to provide evidence of the following as a minimum:


  1. Level six qualification (e.g. Bachelor’s Degree, Graduate diploma) or above e.g. construction, engineering, Quantity Surveying.


3 years relevant technical building experience in a site/contract management/QS capacity OR  at least 5 years relevant expereince as outlined above.


2. Minimum of two years experience in construction contracts e.g. conveyance/JCT/NEC/ consultant service contracts, etc., with a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of partners in the maintenance or construction or development delivery process.


3. Minimum of two years experience in the management of key performance indicators to achieve organisational targets of time, cost and quality.


4. Ability to manage the audit and regulation processes, meet challenging performance targets and ensure continuous improvement of services.


5. Excellent demonstrable IT knowledge of Microsoft MS project management, costings and spreadsheets and experience submitting papers to Board and Sub Committee.


6. A current full driving licence and access to a suitable form of transport*

(*where an applicant indicates that a disability prohibits them from driving, this criterion will be waived at the shortlisting stage.  In such circumstances, consideration will be given in any subsequent offer of appointment to suitable alternative arrangements that the candidate may be able to put in place that would enable them to meet the travel requirements for the post).


Radius reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.


Closing date for applications is 23 August 2023 unless otherwise stated.


Association wide waiting lists may be compiled for future same or similar vacancies permanent / fixed term which may arise.


Radius is an Equal Opportunities Employer.