Job Location: Flexible - covering Milton Keynes, Luton, Borehamwood, Hemel Hempstead
If you're looking to enhance your experience or take the next step up in your career path, then this maybe the opportunity you're looking for. We need two Planned Investment Managers to help deliver part of Clarion's £111m annual planned investment programme nationally. The programme incorporates our Asset and Sustainability Strategies which includes meeting the objectives of Clarion's 2040 Standard. Our planned programmes include component replacements (kitchens, bathrooms, roofs, heating etc), specialist projects, remodelling, retrofit schemes, mechanical & electrical projects and some complex engineering projects.
All of these works are carried out to multiple tenure types across a wide geographical area. We proactively work with internal and external stakeholders to enable delivery of our investment plans and demonstrate exceptional clienting methods.
About the role
We're looking for a Planned Investment Manager to join, and be supported by, our experienced, established team. You'll cover a wide geographical area delivering a planned programme of work through our tier 1 partnering contractor. You'll report to the Lead Planned Investment Manager and assist in formulating a planned programme from asset data whilst taking in to account business needs and strategies, stakeholder priorities, government targets and initiatives, external funding and social responsibilities.
Within your area, you'll help manage an annual budget of circa £8.5m comprising capital and revenue expenditure. You'll be empowered to deliver a programme that's cost effective and demonstrates value for money. You'll manage monthly valuations ensuring alignment with forecast spend and report on progress.
The role does have an office base however, an agile and flexible approach with a willingness to travel is expected.
Other responsibilities include:
Provide detailed pre-planning and delivery of multiple projects and programmes within agreed timescales and allocated budgets to ensure delivery of the Groups objectives
Assist to develop, plan and prepare an 18 month detailed rolling planned investment programme of work that aligns to Clarion's asset strategies, including delivery of stock condition surveys
Assist to develop a 5 year programme based on a borough by borough delivery approach
Deliver on-site inspections which provides assurance of the quality of service and product delivered
Manage and monitor expenditure and budgets to ensure cost effectiveness is kept at all times
Identify and manage queries from internal and external stakeholders in line with KPI's and customer service targets
To be successful in this role, you'll have experience in the pre-planning and delivery of Planned Investment projects and programmes and experience in contract management in a works delivery context. You'll have knowledge of the legislation and regulation requirements applicable to the delivery of programmes. You'll also be knowledgeable in the use of open book cost models for planned investment contract delivery with experience of managing and delivering spend, including forecasting, mitigating risk and reporting. Ideally, you'll have demonstrable knowledge of the Section 20 consultation process for major works.
If you're a customer focused person, experienced in working collaboratively with stakeholders and working in partnership with contractors, we very much look forward to hearing from you.
We'd also like to hear from you if you have a recognised qualification in a property related discipline and you're wanting to expand your knowledge and experience. So if this sounds like a good fit for your skills and experience we very much look forward to hearing from you.
What you can expect from us
Here at Clarion we're dedicated to rewarding hard work and commitment and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer:-
Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates
Initial 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), increasing to 30 days after 3 years' service.
A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of dental insurance, restaurant card, cycle to work; we also give you 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like.
Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5%
Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees
Company Bonus Scheme
Eye care vouchers
Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave
Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family
Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave
Our commitment to equality and diversity means that we are keen to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, including but not limited to part-time working and job share, enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave, and compassionate leave.
Closing Date: Tuesday 31st May 2022 at midnight
For further details on this vacancy, please click 'apply' or visit our website.
Applicants must be able to travel across the North and Central regions.
This post is subject to Basic Criminal Record Check Clearance.
You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship. You are required to reside in the UK for the duration of your employment.
Diversity and Inclusion
We want Clarion to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.
We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Clarion an inclusive place to work.