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We have an exciting opportunity to join our prestige Property Management division, to manage performance of the FM contractors particularly schools’ PFI contracts; ensuring Camden’s educational buildings are maintained to a high standard, enabling educational services to be delivered. These are complex high profile contracts and the role requires a detailed knowledge of contractual terms and good practice in PFI FM services and skill in partnership working. In this busy and varied role, the postholder will be expected to drive improvement and to deliver results, applying a continual focus on improvement.
The role combines contract management skills with technical awareness, understanding of the educational built environment and partnership building with service delivery at the forefront.
About youThe successful candidate will be experienced in managing operational FM contracts, preferably under PFI within schools using your organisational skills, whilst being meticulous and independent. You should also be able to demonstrate experience of procuring and managing service contracts for a wide range of users. We also feel that an excellent communicator with negotiation and influencing skills, building and maintaining positive relationships between contractors, schools / colleagues with high levels of service delivery is essential to the role. Even though specific qualifications are not as important in this post as strong experience of complex contract management in service delivery, particularly in PFI Facilities Management contracts. Qualifications such as Facilities management qualification and / or BA or BSC or appropriate qualifications would be desirable for this role.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
About CamdenCamden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
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How to apply:To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profileattached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: Thursday 20th June 2019 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: 27th / 28 June 2019
Please quote reference: 190000CG
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