Partnership Delivery Lead

Job Description

Annual salary: up to £75,000.00

Partnership Delivery Leader

Location: Gillingham

Full Time, Permanent Role

Salary up to £75,000 PA plus, £6,900 car allowance!

A desire to make a positive difference wherever we operate has always been at the heart of our business. It was 30 years ago when we were a small maintenance contractor with a single van; and it still is now we are a truly national company .

About the Role:

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Partnership Delivery Leader to lead our repairs maintenance, voids, energy, and planned works contract with Medway Council. This role will be responsible for managing the successful delivery or services in collaboration with our partners, ensuring high standards of performance and customer satisfaction.

Through strong and visible leadership, you will effectively and consistently deliver the exceptional every day. Representing the business well, you will lead a team of operational, technical, and commercial colleagues whilst developing relationships with clients, our customers, and key stakeholders. You will be responsible for managing and implementing the organisation's strategic and operational plans and using insight to drive continuous improvement. You will proactively, effectively, and competently manage and develop; your team(s), finance, operating procedures, our services whilst identifying opportunities to grow Mears overall business with the client.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the partnership delivery team, to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of repairs maintenance, voids energy and planned works.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including clients and internal teams.
  • Oversee contract management activities including performance, quality, commercial outcomes, and reporting.
  • Drive continuous improvement to enhance operational efficiency, service, quality, and client satisfaction.

Role Criteria:

  • Understanding and experience of social housing maintenance contracts is essential.
  • Strong customer service ethos and commitment to deliver great customer experience for our customers.
  • Experience of delivering planned energy works through the PAS framework.
  • Knowledge of SHDF
  • Experience of delivering planned works programmes more than £5m pa
  • Experience of leading a team in a senior / strategic role
  • Experience of leading mobilisation of a new contract
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and challenge internally and externally.
  • Knowledge of contracts and contract management
  • Commercially astute
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workloads to achieve targets.
  • Ability to proactively manage, analyse and influence outcomes utilising data.
  • Evidence of achieving, monitoring, and managing performance targets.
  • Management of complaints which are promptly resolved and dealt with appropriately.
  • Detailed and up-to-date knowledge of health and safety practices.
  • Full current UK driving licence.

All our roles require candidates to have the entitlement to work within the UK, Mears does not currently offer visa sponsorship.

Benefits we can offer you:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Annual Mears Fun Day - Our annual Fun Day is organised as a massive thank you from the Executive team for all the hard work!
  • Volunteering Leave - Mears supports employees to undertake paid volunteering in the community, in support of our social value commitment.
  • Staff perks with Mears Rewards - discounts of up to 10% weekly groceries, holidays, eye test vouchers, Share save scheme, plus much more.
  • Family friendly policies
  • Car allowance

To apply, follow the link below or to discuss your application further please contact Francesca on f.park-davies

Mears Group is a Disability Confident employer and recognises our people as our greatest asset, we hire individuality, recognising and valuing everyone is individual and ensuring equal access to opportunities for all regardless of social economic background or individual make up.

Candidates should be aware that all our roles are subject to relevant DBS/Security checks before commencement of employment.