Portfolio Project Manager

Home Group
Birmingham, West Midlands
16 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Developer / builder

Portfolio Project Manager


Full time


Starting salary c£33,500 to £40,150 per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Seeing new communities take shape.  That’s when it hits home.

In this brilliant opportunity as a Portfolio Project Manager (known internally by us as Propco Portfolio Manager) you’ll support us in delivering our commercial property service for our supported accommodation portfolio, acquiring, designing and building high quality new accommodation and converting existing properties to meet the specialist needs of our customers.  Working closely with our New Models of Care team you’ll provide better properties, better services and long term housing solutions.  You’ll ensure that we are maximising efficiencies and value for money through acquisitions, disposals and brilliant property management.

Our Propco family are expanding so you’ll report to our new Lead Propco Portfolio Manager and work for John, our Head of Propco Portfolio. As a Strategic Partner to Homes England, we have an ambitious target to buy and create lots of new properties – an interesting time with plenty of opportunity to make this role your own.

You’ll work collaboratively with colleagues across the business offering property related advice on our existing portfolio as well as providing new properties.  This is an amazing opportunity to make your mark, contributing to operational and strategic issues across Home Group.

Want to know more?

If you’re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the apply now button to access lots of useful stuff! You’ll be able to download the Propco Portfolio Manager job description and find out more about working in our development team.  We’ve also got these brilliant videos that show you what it’s like to work here, and we’ll know you want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package.

A bit about you

It goes without saying that you’ll be a RICS member with a relevant degree or equivalent. You’ll have significant experience in commercial and residential property management, landlord/tenant matters, dilapidations as well as delivering property land acquisitions and disposals.  You’ll really impress us with your general practice and building surveying background and experience in providing solutions to complicated property problems.  You’ll be a strong communicator and be able to write clear and concise reports with recommendations.

This role will involve regular national travel and you therefore you will have a current driving licence and access to a car for work.

A bit about us

We are Home Group, one of the UK’s largest developers of new homes and providers of houses for affordable rent.  We also provide long term integrated housing, health and social care housing.  We are proud of the difference that we have made over the last 80 years and we continue to work hard to support 120,000 customers in 55,000 homes across the UK.  With a turnover of £350m and more than 3000 colleagues, you will be joining a robust, dynamic and inclusive organisation with a strong social mission at its heart.

It’s a really exciting time to join Home Group!  We are 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 build 10,000 new homes, be market leaders in New Models of Care and significantly increase our digital capability is in the hands of our brilliant people.

Oh, did we mention that we rank No. 27 in the UK’s Best Large Places to work, are winners of Development Programme of the Year 2018 at the Housing Awards and of course winners of Best House at the What House Awards 2018?

Working flexibly

It’s the team’s unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day taking advantage of our agile ways of working. Our focus is on getting the job done, not your working hours!

To apply

All you need to do now is upload a covering letter and your CV.  If you would prefer to have a chat about the role first, then contact us on our Home Group Facebook Careers page.  You can also find out more about us on our website at www.homegroup.org.uk/careers.

You’re unique!

Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences. Together we make Home Group a great place to work!

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