Projects Manager (Property Services)
East Kent Housing needs YOU! We operate in a challenging and rewarding environment and have recently changed our operating model to prepare us for the future.
Are you a capable professional who understands property and can successfully manage contractors, projects and tasks to deliver project outcomes?
In this role you will provide robust contract management of external service providers, contractors and consultants to ensure that EKH fulfils our contractual obligations to our four client councils and residents by delivering investment programmes (capital, compliance, cyclical, grounds maintenance, planned, responsive maintenance and servicing) to the prescribed quality, time and budget parameters. You will assist and support the delivery of compliant procurement for new contractual arrangements utilising your extensive technical knowledge and experience to enable EKH to demonstrate value for money. You will collate and produce accurate progress and monitoring reports and performance data to ensure that the interests of EKH, client councils and residents are protected. You will implement efficient and effective contract management processes and principles for all contracts and managed budgets. You will also provide effective and timely communication of investment programmes for EKH to ensure that all stakeholders (including boards, committees, residents, EKH staff and client councils) are informed.
You will be primarily based in Dover and required to work across all of the Local Authority partner areas on a regular basis including travel to managed assets/properties/offices
East Kent Housing has an exciting and bright future ahead. If you want to be part of our journey, visit https://www.eastkenthousing.org.uk/about-us/working-at-east-kent-housing/ to find out more about this role, read the job description, and to apply! Closing date is Sunday 7 April 2019.
About East Kent Housing
What do we do?
EKH is part of a growing sector which aims to make sure that everyone has a secure home they can afford. We manage over 17,000 properties for the four councils of East Kent (Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone & Hythe, and Thanet). We are responsible for the inspection, repair and maintenance of residents’ homes, the collection of charges and rent, and support our residents by providing advice services and responding to enquiries and issues affecting them and the communities that we serve. Our people work in both customer-facing and business support roles as part of a large not-for-profit ALMO (Arm’s Length Management Organisation) focused on making a difference in the community and to peoples’ lives.
Why join East Kent Housing?
A job in housing is never dull, it is often challenging and rewarding, and we love the fact that every day at EKH is different. Our people go above-and-beyond to deliver an outstanding service to both internal and external customers. With a wide variety of different roles across the organisation, there is plenty of scope for career growth and development. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer great benefits including agile/flexible working, annual leave of up to 30 days per year, generous employer pension contributions – and, of course, a great team to work with!
At EKH we work together in a way which makes us feel valued and recognised for what we do, while always looking for ways to improve. Our customers and our colleagues are really important to us, and we work together to deliver the best service possible to our customers.
Closing date: 07/04/2019