Damp and Water Contracts Manager

27 March 20242024-03-27
£52,000 - £56,000 + Remote working & exc benefits

Braxfield Recruitment specialise in connecting talented individuals with meaningful opportunities. We are currently seeking a Damp & Water Contracts Manager to join a dynamic social housing provider in London. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with a contract management background to join in a fantastic social landlord and improve the quality of life for their residents.


Damp & Water Contracts Manager

Location: London, UK

Salary: £52,000 - £56,000 plus remote working, excellent benefits & pension



  • Lead on the investigation, reactive remediation and planned remediation to two sites including the installation of ventilation within properties to mitigate the effect of damp and condensation not relating to balcony defects.
  • Lead on the management of damp and water cases across the portfolio, ensuring that cases are captured, monitored and completed within an acceptable timeframe. Ensure residents are kept updated throughout and reporting on this workstream is accurate and timely.
  • Lead on the management of contractors and consultants across workstreams ensuring works are delivered on time and to budget, in line with terms of the contracts ensuring that the quality of works meets the required specification.
  • Lead Officer in arranging the decanting of any residents to alternative accommodation where required across different workstreams.
  • Producing a communications strategy for each work stream and leading the team to be first point of contact for residents relating to dampness and water leaks.
  • Lead Officer working jointly with the Development team to undertake investigations as to the cause of the problem and identification of solutions.
  • Lead of section 20 consultation across workstreams where appropriate to maximise recovery from leaseholders where appropriate.


  • Relevant degree level qualification or equivalent experience working within senior levels in a housing organisation.
  • Experience managing damp and water cases within a social housing environment.
  • Experience leading a technical team and delivery on large volume programmes to residential properties
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Able to represent the organisation externally at an appropriate level with key stakeholders such as local authorities, partner agencies and residents groups
  • Ability to lead effective project teams delivering cross functional outcomes
  • Excellent customer care, staff management and interpersonal skills
  • Able to successfully manage and lead – where necessary - external consultants and contractors - within a performance management & improvement culture.
  • Experience of working with boards and committees, producing and presenting formal reports
  • Experience of managing staff
  • Experience of managing and delivering resident consultation meetings
  • Full understanding and administration of a range of contracts and contract forms
  • Experience of managing complex contracts delivering high volumes of building works to residential property
  • Experience managing value for money objectives and track record of implementing commercial improvements across a similar service


  • Competitive salary (£52,000 - £56,000 per annum)
  • Flexible working from home 2-3 days per week
  • Pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Supportive work environment with a commitment to employee well-being


In Summary

If you are a motivated and experienced professional with experience in working within social housing and managing damp and water related contracts we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and if you have the right experience one of our consultants will be in touch to discuss the Damp & Water Contracts Manager role in more detail.




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