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Contract Manager (109536)

Posted: 6 Dec 2019 Closes: 11 Feb 2020
South Yorkshire Region £46,000 to £50,000 depending on expereince plus Veolia benefits *listed below
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Contract Manager-109536


Job Title -  Contract Manager

Salary - £46,000 to £50,000 depending on expereince plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location -  South Yorkshire Region

Hours - Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Contract Manager to join our team in the South Yorkshire Region. The successful candidate will be managing a portfolio of contracts in the South Yorkshire region, focusing on delivering utility management to clients including Energy Solutions.

What you’ll do,

This role is varied with responsibilities for contracts with embedded teams as well as delivering a service using mobile teams.

In a fast-paced environment working as part of a team, a key responsibility will be delivering the plant availability to meet client needs. 

Day to day responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all aspects of the team’s performance, including development plans.

  • Coordinate any negotiations with the Trade Unions.

  • Ensure management of our contractual obligations, including successful delivery of all Veolia KPIs, management of HSE and Quality Systems and policies.

  • Possess the ability to implement and lead change.

  • Manage the teams and lead by example. 

  • Responsible for the safety & environmental performance of the operations.

  • Deliver continuous improvement and plant efficiency ensuring the sites are compliant and audit-ready.

  • Responsible for teams delivering standard operating procedures, commercial performance and specified standards as determined by the contract requirements and company values. 

  • Lead the relationship with all clients including the monthly meetings and produce relevant reports as required. 

  • Manage the P&L for all sites within the portfolio.

  • Management of Energy Centres, boilers and associated systems, water systems.


The experience you will need


  • Completed a recognised engineering qualification, with a multi-disciplined knowledge of electrical and mechanical applications.

  • Degree qualified, although candidates with appropriate vocational qualifications or equivalent will be considered. 

  • Background of running public, industrial and utility plants.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. 

  • Knowledge of current H&S issues and safe systems of work.

  • Strong customer focus experience. 

  • Possess motivational and leadership skills by being both leader and member of the team, promoting an excellent safety culture.

  • Good IT skills (confident use of Google and MS applications, SAP (CMMS).

  • Previous experience in managing budgets and making financial decisions with a strong background in delivering financial improvement in performance.

  • Excellent organisation, planning and time management skills and be able to cope with numerous issues simultaneously.

  • Previous experience in developing strategic plans with clients.

  • Ability to build rapport with colleagues, suppliers and contractors and build strong customer strategic relationships, understanding their needs and objectives.

  • Understand the management of all operational, maintenance and overhaul of these assets including management of PPM to deliver compliance. 

  • Experience in running 24/7 continuous operations for critical services.


  • Previous experience of delivering Facilities Management services to clients.

  • Experience across a portfolio of clients including Hospitals, Manufacturing Sites and District Heating.

  • Expereince in negotiating contracts with clients to build long term partnerships. 

*Benefits you will receive with this role

  • Annual Performance Bonus

  • Company Car or Car Allowance

  • Option to join the Veolia Pension Scheme

  • Laptop and phone

  • Access to Veolia’s Rewards, Benefits & Discounts 

  • 25 Days Annual Leave + Statutory Bank Holidays 

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.


Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


*Internal applicants only* our employees are employed under standard terms and conditions and in order to promote fairness, any changes to roles/grades as part of an employment offer we make to existing staff-graded employees will be subject to the acceptance of the standardised terms and conditions.  Therefore, please be advised that any new terms and conditions may differ from your current contract if you are staff-graded.



Primary Location

 United Kingdom-England-South Yorkshire

Job Posting

 Dec 6, 2019, 3:49:07 PM

Job Type

 Standard - Contract length Greater than 24 months


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