Repairs Admin Officer (1 year fixed term contract)

Places for People Homes
06 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for a competent and customer-focused administrator to join our maintenance Central Services Team based in Preston.

What your role will be

Working as part of our Central Services Team within our Property Maintenance Division (PMD), you will ensure that our systems are updated correctly in a timely manner and manage the repairs and invoicing processes in place whilst ensuring a high level of customer service is delivered at all times.

In this role you will work effectively with all key business areas including PMD, the customer service centre, contractors, managers, operatives and internal/external clients and customers.

The working hours of this post are typically 8am – 4pm or 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday which will be agreed upon at the interview stage.

Your background

Here at Places for People we are looking for someone who is as spirited as we are about delivering great customer service. It is our passionate approach that has made us one of the largest and most innovative property management companies in the UK.

In order to be considered for this role candidates must have:

  • Previous experience in a volume administration position coupled with a commitment to delivering a first class customer experience.
  • Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to effectively organise your own workload whilst maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent telephone and I.T. skills with a sound understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to demonstrate a ‘solution-focused’ working style in practice at all times.

Candidates who have previous experience of working within a property maintenance administration team would be highly advantageous.

What we offer you

Although this is a fixed term role it is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a leading employer in the area. Recognised by Investors in People as a Gold Status employer, at Places for People we really do care about our employees. We know that when you feel valued and you enjoy your working environment, you perform better in your role and your overall morale and well-being improves. In this role you will receive an attractive rewards package that will include a comprehensive pension scheme; free gym membership to Places Gym; childcare vouchers; free counselling; healthcare for you and the family; opportunities to get interest-free loans; plus many other benefits including career development.

About us

Places for People Homes is the Group’s largest social housing provider in England. It manages 38,772 properties. Homes’ objective is to create and maintain sustainable tenancies and attractive neighbourhoods, where people actively choose to live and want to stay, long-term.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.

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