Reporting into the Available Homes Manager, you will work closely with other team members comprising of Available Homes Officers and Available Homes Assistants who collectively allocate around 1000 empty properties a year.
Day to day duties will involve raising and authorising works orders, liaising with contractors, Maintenance Surveyors / Inspectors and internal departments, collating and supplying Housing and Data Management teams with all regulatory records and files and ensuring these are certified, as well as reporting on operational progress by contractors and Metropolitan maintenance staff against performance targets.
Our ideal candidate will be a confident communicator and will have experience of building and sustaining relationships with a range of stakeholders at all levels. Excellent customer service skills are essential, along with the ability to manage and prioritise a busy workload.
For more information, please view the Job Profile attached.
To be considered for this role, you must hold a full valid driving licence and have access to your own transport.
- Well-developed communication skills. Able to build and sustain working relationships with key stakeholders
- A demonstrable track record of delivering service excellence to a customer base. A record of achievement in making a difference
- Good planning, organising and prioritisation skills
- Able to interpret financial and other systems data
- An interest in the work of Metropolitan and social housing in particular
Benefits include a base entitlement of 25 days paid annual leave plus 8 English Public Statutory Holidays. Metropolitan also offers a contributory pension scheme and a range of flexible benefits including (but not restricted to) dental insurance, a health cash plan and critical illness cover.
Metropolitan employees also have access to a voluntary benefits portal which offers a wide range of discounts on products and services such as travel and high street vouchers.
To apply for this role please follow the link below and complete an online application form.
The closing date for this role is Monday 20 January 2014 at 11pm.
Metropolitan supports flexible working and welcomes job applications / proposals on that basis.
Metropolitan is a leading provider of integrated housing services, care and support and community regeneration. We manage over 36,000 affordable homes for rent and sale to those with greatest need, along with a range of care and support services. In total, we provide a diverse range of service to over 80,000 customers across London, the East of England and the East Midlands.