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Assistant Contract Manager
50,000 - 55,000 + Car allowance + Benefits

Mainstay is currently working with a well-established company who are looking for an Assistant Contract Manager to support the contract manager in overseeing the maintenance and projects of a PFI contract covering numerous sites within the Midlands.
Our client is a business that offers continuous support and invests a huge amount in their staff and retention. They have grown due to their diverse approach and exhibit strong company values. The ideal candidate will be adaptable and able to deliver contractual discussions with positivity by presenting solutions for the client.


  • As an Assistant Contract Manager, you will help manage a single contract covering multiple sites within the Midlands
  • Management of the day-to-day operations including but not limited to staff performance and appraisals. Managing holiday and sickness and personal performance of staff members
  • Overseeing the PPMs and reactive works across the sites
  • Working closely with the Contract manager and director to oversee budgets.
  • Managing multiple different M&E projects across multiple sites
  • Managing a team of Hard services supervisors and multi-skilled engineers such as Electrical, Gas, HVAC, and Fabric
  • Provide leadership, and ensure the planned development of the contract, to ensure that contractual commitments are met and exceeded.
  • Support the Helpdesk in achieving high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Ensure client satisfaction levels are at a constantly high level, leading to the development of the contract to increase the portfolio/contract responsibilities.
  • Meet with clients to establish steady lines of communication and attend monthly client meetings where required.
  • Ensure appropriate contract review, audit, and control systems to ensure statutory, policy, and contractual commitments are met.

  • A FM service provider

  • The right candidate will have a technical background with qualifications in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering e.g. City and Guilds or NVQ
  • Previous experience in a similar role essential ideally working for a facilities management provider covering a PFI contract
  • Experience within a trade, ideally M&E background with Hard services qualifications
  • Previous experience managing a range of M&E Projects
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to negotiate and deal with difficult situations diplomatically
  • Able to present and all levels
  • Strong leadership qualities and desire to drive change from the front