M&E Project Manager (Social Housing)

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RAMEPM050724
  • Job Title: M&E Project Manager (Social Housing)
  • Rate: c£40,000 + van / fuel card / package
  • Location: Mallusk, Northern Ireland

M&E Project Manager

Are you looking for a M&E Project Manager role? Interested in working for a leading Property Services Contractor?

VANRATH are recruiting a M&E Project Manager to work for a well respected Property Services Contractor, based in Masllusk, Northern Ireland.


c£40,000 + van / fuel card / package

Package Includes:

  • Employee Perks & Discounts
  • Life Assurance
  • Industry leading health & wellbeing programme
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Long service awards
  • Great opportunities for learning & development


Our client is a well-respected Property Services Contractor that have been operating for approximately 50 years. They specialise in property alterations and modifications, damage restoration and maintenance projects. They work with Social and Private Housing clients, Property Management Companies, Care Homes, Schools, Councils and Commercial Buildings.

Overview of Role:

The M&E Project Manager will support the M&E Operations Manager in the service & delivery of maintenance & improvement contracts for the relevant area. Have oversight & support the management of Sub-Contractors, Direct Labour, Stores, & Supply Chain Partners.

Key component of role is the management and coordination of the self-deliver MTC works. Success in the role is to deliver all contract Response and Servicing works in line with client KPI requirement and internal targets while ensuring staff understand their roles while providing adequate resources, organizing the work & closely monitoring to ensure works are being completed safely, on time, to specification, and within cost. Managing the Company and Client relationship is very important to the role, ensuring transparency and good channels of communication exist and are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the management of KPIs for contracts set by our clients
  • Attend Huddles and utilize dashboards to assist in contract delivery
  • Drive H&S Compliance in all work practices. Monitor this through H&S Inspections carried out on site visits. Deliver required H&S review targets internally and externally
  • Assist the team (inclusive of Supply chain) to fully comply with all work processes using the IT systems and PDAs in place to manage the high volumes of work & ensure strong compliance across all workstreams
  • Have a overview of the work with the supply chain / Company Teams, advising and coaching staff to ensure operates as efficiently as possible with each contractor/ trade maximizing productivity
  • Assist with performance management of supply chain, ensuring supply chain delivery mirrors the Company's, including compliance, quality, certification, and adherence to agreed schedules
  • Liaise with Client and assist with service delivery matters, responding to queries, complaints, and assisting with PLIC claims for Contracts within the M&E department
  • Liaise with Tenants regarding project commencement dates, access arrangements and general queries around works being carried out by the business. Assist in resolving any Tenant Complaints
  • Liaise with the Stores Personnel to ensure all Materials are available to keep work streams operating according to the Planned Schedules. Ensure communication of any materials shortages is highlighted promptly & communication with clients is clear and timely to manage expectations
  • Assist with and champion Continuous Improvement and LEAN initiatives within the department by identifying more efficient ways of doing things
  • Act as deputy for M&E Operations Manager as required for general duties during absence, including the attendance of key meetings, client point of contacts and assist team members with their duties when necessary to maintain service delivery
  • Attend client meetings representing the Company in the best possible light
  • To perform the job in accordance with the company's policies and procedures
  • Liaise daily and as required with M&E Manager, Administration, Planning and QS's on updates and ongoing works
  • Managing and develop sub-contractor relations and performance ensuring excellent service delivery of the contract is being achieved
  • Providing support, guidance and training to direct labour & sub-contractor staff ensuring operatives clearly understand their roles, contract compliance and achieve high levels of satisfaction
  • Carry out thorough Pre & Post Inspection Surveys ensuring the information added to the job details is adequate with an accurate list of details relating to materials & works to be carried out so that the job can be planned properly and carried out efficiently & profitably
  • Central field operations point of contact for Senior management and administration personnel for all work relating to the relevant Radius contracts
  • Ensuring authorisation is sought on all variations and appropriate sign off is achieved
  • Carryout quality site inspections while operatives are on site ensuring quality control of work and again at post inspection prior to completion being notified to client
  • Assist in the induction of all new staff ensuring they receive adequate training and advice on job role and company processes, prior to them commencing work
  • Responsible for oversight of all jobs progress ensuring completions are achieved and where this isn't possible EOT's are requested from client

The Ideal Person:

  • Experienced in Construction Industry
  • Background working in Social Housing is ideal
  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • A valid UK Driver's License
  • CSR Card
  • Previous experience in a Leadership Role
  • IT Skills & knowledge of Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel,)
  • Knowledge of M&E Specialist systems
  • Ability to keep track of multiple tasks or projects & manage their own time effectively
  • Ability to problem solve and make quick decisions regarding H&S, executing work & disciplinary issues.

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 Robert Apps for a confidential discussion