Electrical Manager

The main purpose of this post is to provide a comprehensive, high quality, customer focused service to the council for the effective management and delivery of contracts and programmes of work ranging from but not limited to electrical rewires to both domestic dwellings and sheltered housing schemes, five yearly electrical testing and inspection programmes of work, general repairs, void repairs, and disabled adaptations.

The Maintenance & Contracts service spends circa. £25 million annually improving, repairing, and maintaining a retained housing stock of circa 8000 properties and 15 sheltered schemes to our local “Ipswich Standard”. The Council takes a holistic approach to stock management and has one seamless service that is now responsible for everything in connection with the asset management of that stock; from initial design to completing works on site on a right first-time basis using our own directly employed trade teams.

The main purpose of this post is to provide a comprehensive, high quality, customer focused service to the council for the effective management and delivery of contracts and programmes of work ranging from but not limited to electrical rewires to both domestic dwellings and sheltered housing schemes, five yearly electrical testing and inspection programmes of work, general repairs, void repairs, and disabled adaptations.

If this is the kind of opportunity you have been looking for, then you may be interested to learn about the electrical management position. The role will enable you to develop yourself further at Ipswich Borough Council’s Maintenance and Contracts Division The successful individual will need drive, dedication, customer focus and commitment to deliver a high-quality service to the Housing property portfolio.

You will have:

  • At least 3-5 years Electrical supervisory/ Management experience in a comparable environment.
  • Likely Membership of a relevant professional organisation.
  • Experience of managing staff, budgets, and contractors.
  • Demonstratable experience in a full range of electrical installations and industry specified works, together with thorough understanding and qualification in related electrical regulations.
  • Experience of managing contractors and delivery to timescales and budgets.
  • Previous experience with the use of Keystone Asset Management system would be an advantage.

You will hold a professional building service-related qualification (HNC/HND or an NVQ level 5) and ideally will also have served a recognised electrical apprenticeship and can demonstrate both staff and contract management experience. You will be expected to have a good knowledge of building electrical installations and relevant legislation and be able to communicate effectively with tenants, contractors, Councillors, and colleagues. This will include writing contractor briefs, tender specifications, reports for management teams and Member committees.

As well as a competitive salary, the Council offers Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) membership, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, learning and development opportunities, flexible working opportunities, wellbeing support, lifestyle benefits and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact David Mackinnon on 07917076655 or via email at david.mackinnon@ipswich.gov.uk 

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job description and Person specification

Interviews will commence mid-May 2024.

The assessment interview process will be carried out remotely via Skype for Business, Microsoft teams or in person.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Location

Gipping House

Salary

£36,648 – £38,223

Application closing date

30th April 2024
 

Job type

Full time

37 hours per week

Permanent

Requisition reference

REQ00824

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

Contact Us

  • 01473 432000