Empty Homes Manager

15 Jul 2019
18 Jul 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Salary Details: Circa GBP35,500 per annum + company car

We are recruiting for an experienced leader to manage our Empty Homes teams on a permanent basis. Reporting to a Maintenance Manager, the role of the Empty Homes Manager will be to lead and manage a team of Engineers, Team Leader and Co-ordinator to ensure our newly vacant homes are turned around in the shortest time possible ready for our next customers.

Based from Burntwood delivery centre and servicing the wider Staffordshire, we????????re looking for people with experience in leading a team of direct trade Engineers while also ensuring an efficient and cost effective service to the business and our customers, ideally within a social housing environment.

You will be familiar with planning resource for construction or maintenance repair activity and have a solid understanding of the time scales and barriers involved with scheduling this sort of work.

Key aspects of the role include:

* Managing a team made up of 12 Engineers, a Team Leader and a Co-ordinator
* Ensuring an efficient empty homes service, overseeing resources and making sure we meet our lettings targets and standards
* Ensuring your team will be highly engaged, meeting the standards we expect and achieving great results that we can measure
* Supporting the repairs team????????s out-of-hours service and help out on a rota basis as the point of contact

The successful candidate will:

* Be able to demonstrate excellent resource planning skills
* Have proven experience in the construction/repairs or maintenance industry in a planning capacity
* Have experience managing a large budget and delivering an efficient and effective service
* Be a strong leader with the ability to recognise and manage areas for improvement & service failures.

Closing date for applications is Monday 29th July, with next-stage interviews scheduled for w/c 5th August in Wolverhampton.

This is an exciting time to join Bromford; Glassdoor has named us as a top 5 best place to work in the UK for 2019 and we????????ve merged with Merlin Housing and Severn Vale to create a new Bromford, meaning even more new homes, opportunities and relationships. We????????ve set aside a joint investment of GBP1.5b as we plan to build 14,000 new homes over the next decade.

Our colleagues tell us they really value the benefits we offer, see the full list here.

You can learn more about Bromford and what it????????s like to work here by visiting and following us on Glassdoor, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Bromford Housing Group is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding employees and customers, as a result we will carry out pre-employment checks. The nature of these checks will vary according to the role applied for, and may include details of current/previous employment, unspent criminal convictions, education and proof of relevant qualifications. We will also be asking for references for everyone who is offered employment with us which must cover the last two years. In addition to this, all employees will be asked for evidence of their right to live and work in the UK - further information is available on the UK Government website.

We do not require recruitment agency support at this time - all speculative CVs will be treated as a direct application