Place Manager (9 - 12 months Fixed term contract)

Places for People Homes
South East London
£30000 per annum, Benefits benefits
14 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Places for People is committed to creating safe and attractive neighbourhoods. As part of this commitment we are looking for a new Place Managers to join our team on a fixed term basis for 9 – 12 months. 
What your role will be
Reporting into a Place Team Manager, as a Place Manager you will work as part of a team to manage our neighbourhoods. You will spend the majority of your time working in our communities, providing an effective and efficient service to our customers, ensuring our neighbourhoods are profitable.
You will be our presence in the neighbourhoods you manage, having a detailed understanding of the area. With support from the Tenancy Enforcement Team you will ensure that customers meet their contractual obligations and that neighbourhoods are as safe, clean and attractive as possible. This will include tenancy reviews and property inspections.
You will work alongside internal and external services to ensure that services represent good value for money. You will work with your team to create neighbourhood plans, ensuring scheme standards, adherence to budgets and continued improvements.
Your background
We need you to have excellent communication skills, the ability to effectively communicate ensuring a polite and courteous manner at all times is paramount to this role. You will work closely with our customers and external agencies so building effective relationships would be beneficial.
You will need to demonstrate tenacity, resilience and attention to detail, as well a commercial approach to what you do. You should have experience working in a similar role and have relevant and up to date knowledge which can be acted upon to make decisions.
You should be able to identify and introduce improvements to the service provided to customers. You will need to be a positive motivator with the ability to support others deliver an effective service.
You will sometimes face challenging and possibly emotionally charged situations therefore we need you to have excellent communication skills, resilience and to be able to draw on your experience and initiative. You will be motivate and able to manage your time with a minimum of supervision.
As we will require you to travel as part of this role, we need you to have a current driving license.
What we offer you
Alongside our attractive basic salary and excellent working environment, we also reward our employees with numerous benefits and perks which includes;
  • 24 days basic leave (plus 8 bank holidays & 3 concessionary days)
  • A pension plan where the Group will match your contributions up to 6%.
  • A variety of loans discounts and vouchers.
  • Plus many other benefits relating to your health and wellbeing

About us
We don’t just build houses, we create and manage places, and the places we create stand out. We offer housing for everyone, from affordable housing right through to outright commercial sales, and all designed to meet people’s needs and aspirations. We are not just about property, we provide a range of products and services that help make places work, from leisure services to financial products.
What’s next?
If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 897515.
Please note that vacancies may sometimes be withdrawn prior to the closing date if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.
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