Sales Manager (New Homes)
Vale of Aylesbury Housing is a ‘not-for-profit’ Registered Provider of affordable housing for over 17,000 people living and working in Aylesbury and across Buckinghamshire and beyond. We are one of the area’s leading affordable housing providers, we own and are responsible for over 7,600 homes. With an annual turnover of over £45 million, and more than 270 employees, we aim to make a significant social and economic contribution within the communities where we work.
We are bold in our aspirations and development plans. We aim to build more homes each year than ever before, whilst offering real value for money and improving even further the services we provide. We are a dynamic organisation seeking to provide over 1000 new homes by 2025 while also increasing flexibility with the way we work and improving our environmental impact.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Development you will be responsible for the effective marketing and progression of sales within agreed time and income targets. You will ensure successful performance and management of the Trust’s new homes sales programme and will be responsible for achieving customer satisfaction targets with new home sales whilst ensuring that the Trust maintains and executes robust sales procedures. You will manage both our main shared ownership sales programme and a small programme of market sale homes.
If this sounds like an exciting challenge and you are interested in working within a driven and successful organisation, then we would like to hear from you.
Required Skills and Experience:
- Must have sales experience preferably including Shared Ownership sales and nominations.
- Strong sales focus and track record of dealing with prospective purchasers and pushing sales through.
- Able to negotiate formally and informally, internally and externally securing co-operation from third parties and delivering value for money.
- Record of driving sales to completion and exceeding targets.
Our Vision and Values express our commitment to becoming a leader in our field, providing quality affordable homes and investing in diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we especially welcome applicants from BAME backgrounds, and applicants who have status as an individual with a physical or mental disability, as part of our ongoing commitment to Equality and Diversity.
Closing date: 19th March 2021 at 6pm
Interview date: Between 29 March 2021 and 9 April 2021