Ian West

Ian West

Operations Manager @ Keepmoat

Location
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Industry
Construction

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Ian West's Overview

Current
Past
  • Project Manager at Ashfield Homes
  • Senior Technical Officer at Ashfield District Council
  • Senior Repairs and Technical Officer at Rushcliffe Borough Council
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Ian West's Summary

I am very results driven and thrive on analysing problems, working out solutions and implementing them. I believe this is best achieved by leading and motivating a team of like minded individuals supporting and encouraging them to give of their best.

Equally important is using my skills to engage with clients to develop the top class services they desire.

To add to the above statement I am a hard working, driven, commited professional with over 28 years experience working in the Social Housing sector. The last 15 years have been spent operating at a management level within local authorities, ALMOs, and the private sector.

My experience is underpinned by an excellent track record of success which includes a 3 star Audit Commission inspection assessment.

Ian West's Experience

Contracts Manager

Keepmoat Limited

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Construction industry

January 2006Present (8 years 9 months) Yorkshire and East Midlands

Leading operations in the East Midlands, including enhancing company image in dealing with clients and their representatives, architects, Quantity Surveyors, Consultants, Clerk of Works, sub contractors, representatives of statutory Authorities, general public and tenants.

Key areas and tasks are to lead and co-ordinate site based teams and individuals. Ensure the successful implementation of the incentive scheme.

Balance the site staff with project needs and determine staff training to encourage working relationships and staff development.

Contract planning to include invite tenders, programme of contract, designs, monitor progress and ensuring deadlines are met, re-programme as necessary. Schedule /requisition of materials, balance labour force, ensure plants needs are within budget, control of sub contractors and control of quality standards.

Forecast cost of site preliminary items, update contribution forecasts, agree bonus targets with bonus surveyors.

Ensure, implement and control all H & S issues (Construction period and post Construction).

Project Manager

Ashfield Homes

April 2002January 2006 (3 years 10 months)

During my time with Ashfield Homes, I contributed to the success of this high performing ALMO. Our mains successes being the first ALMO in the country to achieve the completion of the Decent Homes programme in September 2005 and as a lead Officer, I contributed this ALMO achieving a 3 star with excellence rating

Senior Technical Officer

Ashfield District Council

February 1999March 2002 (3 years 2 months)

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Senior Repairs and Technical Officer

Rushcliffe Borough Council

Government Agency; 201-500 employees; Government Administration industry

July 1998February 1999 (8 months) Rushcliffe Borough Council

Repairs and Maintenance Manager

Torbay Council

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Government Administration industry

May 1998June 1998 (2 months) Torbay

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Area Maintenance Officer

Gedling Borough Council

December 1990May 1998 (7 years 6 months) Nottingham, United Kingdom

Building Surveyor

Charnwood Borough Council

Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; Government Administration industry

April 1990December 1990 (9 months) Loughborough

Clerk of Works

Gedling Borough Council

June 1989April 1990 (11 months) Nottingham

Ian West's Skills & Expertise

  1. Social Housing
  2. Contract Management
  3. Procurement
  4. Managing Budget
  5. Contract Negotiations
  6. Maintenance Management
  7. Project Coordination
  8. Project Delivery
  9. Budgets
  10. Contract Negotiation
  11. Refurbishing

Ian West's Education

Fairham Comprehensive

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