Your role will cover the UK South West region with some additional travel to London, East and South East regions for the first 6 months.
Salary £45,000 - £50,000 depending on experience
Driving seamless customer service through brilliant contractor management. That’s when it hits home.
This is a fabulous opportunity for you to join us in our exciting role of Contract Manager where you’ll work collaboratively with the Lead Contract Manager and our major national contractors. You’ll ensure all contractual commitments are met and proactively identify and implement solutions in a timely manner. You’ll cover from Home Group’s South West region which extends from Reading to Cornwall with the majority of our stock located within 50 miles from the M25. There will be some additional travel required for the first 6 months to London, East and the South East regions to support some of our inflight projects.
We’re currently undergoing a significant period of growth and change that will enable us to build more homes, independence and aspirations – the vision that underpins our five-year strategy. Our ambition to be market leaders in New Models of Care, build 10,000 new homes and significantly increase our digital capability is in the hands of our brilliant people like you. We’re delivering a new end to end customer experience to support an enhanced customer offer and digital ways of working.
And did we mention that we rank No. 27 in the UK’s Best Large Places to Work due to our fantastic culture?!
You’ll be working alongside our brilliant Lead Contract Manager, Simon and the team reports into our regional Head of Maintenance. We are committed to completing our digital journey within the next 5 years which will see us working really effectively with workforce management, our repair requests being completed by self-serve 80% of the time and seeing a real reduction in reactive maintenance through better planning. We’re looking for someone who can develop and maintain strong working relationships with contractors and colleagues in your region to manage opportunities that are commercially beneficial and achieve customer satisfaction. You’ll be covering from Reading to Cornwall but whilst it’s a big patch you’ll be up for the challenge this will bring.
We’ll need you to have brilliant experience in a commercially challenging maintenance environment (ideally within the housing sector), extensive commercial negotiation and a contract management background. You’ll have an impressive knowledge of construction, maintenance and housing issues, including housing legislation and statutory compliance. On top of this, you’ll hold Chartered Membership of relevant professional body such as CIOB, RICS or equivalent, be a collaborative person who can deliver great win-win outcomes for Home Group, our customers and contractors.
So if you want to do great things in a brilliant Maintenance team and work for an organisation that really makes a difference… join us at Home Group!
What’s in it for you?
There’s lots! Including: competitive salaries, 25 days paid holiday a year rising by 1 day per year up to 30 days, with the ability to purchase an extra 5 days, a contributory occupational money-purchase pension scheme with life assurance, salary sacrifice schemes including cycle, car, technology and heavily discounted AA membership, gyms and savings on high street stores, holidays and restaurants amongst many others.
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