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Band 6 Estates Contracts Officer

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Band 6 Estates Contracts Officer

Are you looking for Estates Contracts Officer role? Interested in working for a large public body for a period of 3months+ with a possible extension?

VANRATH are recruiting a Band 6 Estates Contracts Officer to be responsible for the day to day management and coordination of all minor community housing adaptations throughout the Company as requested by the Occupational Therapy Department. This will involve coordinating and liaising with Occupational Therapists, Clients and Contractors to ensure that a smooth and timely service is provided for Clients.

c£33,706, alongside holiday entitlement.


  • To provide effective and efficient estate procurement and contract management services in support of the delivery plans and objectives.
  • Represent on Regional PaLS EU Tender processes including providing expert advice, equipment and financial information and fully participating in Tender meetings and Contract Adjudication Groups as required.
  • Undertake Local Tenders, following the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and Standing Financial Instructions. This includes the preparation of Tender documents; advertising of Tenders on the Trust's approved electronic procurement website, evaluation and awarding of Contracts.
  • Monitor live Tender processes and respond to Supplier Tender queries in a timely manner.
  • Adhere at all times to the designated timescales applicable to the Tender process. This includes the timely evaluation and awarding of all Tender processes
  • Responsibility for overseeing Contract Review Meetings and liaising between Estates Staff and Contractors regarding any performance or financial issues.
  • Responsibility for the financial monitoring of and approval of invoices for Service and Maintenance Contracts ensuring Trust Contract Expenditure is within financial limits.

The Ideal Person

University Degree or a recognised equivalent professional qualification in a Building or Engineering related subject AND 3 years' relevant post qualification experience


HND or a recognised equivalent professional qualification in a relevant Building or Engineering related subject AND 4 years' relevant post qualification experience.
  • Specialist knowledge and experience in the design and specification of Contract Documents and the Award of Contracts.
  • Be familiar with all aspects of Contracting, in particular the Public Contracts Regulations.
  • Knowledge and experience in the operation of an eTendering System.
  • Be familiar with, and have a good working knowledge of, the current Building Regulations and practical experience working within a Building or Engineering related discipline.
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Good working knowledge of Autocad, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint (or equivalent programs) and the ability to produce Technical Reports.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Chris Haddock in the strictest confidence.