An opportunity has arisen in the Leasehold and Procurement Section operating within the Council’s Housing and Regeneration Department for a Leasehold and Procurement Officer. You will be part of a small, friendly, and highly efficient team.
The team administers the contract procurement processes within the Department’s Housing Division and also processes requests for information from solicitors acting for clients who are in the process of buying or selling leasehold properties which they own, where the Council is the freeholder/landlord.
Summary of the post’s duties:
- processing pre-assignment requests, ensuring response within a tight time frame
- processing the tendering and letting of all construction consultancy and term contracts
- ensuring that records relating to major works scheme are maintained
- updating the Housing IT system with new ownership details, dealing with any anomalies and ensuring that the information held is accurate
You will have excellent time management skills to ensure that multiple deadlines are always met and have the ability to produce quality work with minimum supervision. The ability to utilise IT applications including the use of MS Word and Excel packages is essential, together with excellent communication, written, verbal and numeracy skills.
We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.
To apply please click the Apply Now link below.