An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Contracts manger responsible for managing the current water hygiene contractor and water system across the Trust.
The post holder will mainly be responsible for managing of the water hygiene contract, and will be the responsible person for water hygiene for the Southampton General Hospital and the Princess Anne Hospital as well as the Countess Mountbatten House and some other smaller sites.
The estates maintenance team at University Hospital Southampton provides, grounds, buildings, mechanical and electrical maintenance services and is currently changing to a ward and area based service in order to deliver it in a way that is customer focused, reactive and responsive.
We are looking for a customer focused, highly motivated and enthusiastic person with a sound technical knowledge of engineering and building systems and experience in the delivery of estates services in either the private or public sector.
The post holder will be required to participate in the department’s on-call rota.
+ You will have experience with managing contractors, delivering estates services that are aligned to the business and customers’ needs
+ You will have experience of building effective working relationships with internal stakeholders, and Contractors
+ You will be an inspirational Manager.
+ You will have significant experience in allocating resources and prioritising work
+ You will require first class communication, relationship building, persuading and influencing skills
+ You will be a change champion with change management and implementation experience.
+ You will be dynamic and resilient, with a very strong focus on proactivity and continuous improvement
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care. One of our main objectives has been to become a top ten research trust, with the pharmacy department being an integral part of achieving this.
Closing date for applications will be Sunday 27 January 2019
Interviews will be carried out in February 2019.