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District Estates Maintenance Manager


Salary Package: £49498 - £55648 per annum
Location: Southampton, England
Consultant: Rachael Corri
Posted: 03/04/2024


Berry Recruitment are looking for an experienced District Estates Maintenance Manager to join a local authority based at the Nursling site.

This is a permanent position working Monday to Friday 37 hours a week with some hybrid working available.

Salary is between £49,498 and £55,648 depending on experience.

The main purpose of this role is to oversee the development, procurement and delivery of a range of planned maintenance schemes and works whilst co-ordinating significant budgets.

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for a team of 4 managers and 45 trade staff

  • Turning around approximately 2,000 empty homes annually

  • Overseeing projects such as voids, repairs, refurbishments of buy back properties, fire and flood damage

  • Provide regular monthly reports on variance to budgets and profit forecasts with recommendations for improvement

  • Management of relevant Health and Safety Policies


  • Significant experience within an operational property maintenance service

  • Strong relevant experience in overseeing procurement and management of multiple construction works (desirably within a housing refurbishment or social housing environment)

  • Experience of directly managing commercial and operational teams

  • Resource and budget management experience

  • Working knowledge and experience of CDM and Health and Safety policies are essential for this role

  • Relevant construction qualification such as HND/HNC/CIOB

Company Benefits:

  • Hybrid working options available

  • 28 days holiday per year (not including bank holidays)

  • Holiday increases to 31 days after completed 5 years continuous service

  • Career progression

  • Money off at selected restaurants, shops and salons

  • Employee support services

Please apply now or contact Rachael at the Southampton office for more details!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.