- Six Town Housing is an Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO), which was set up in 2005 to manage the housing stock owned by Bury Council. We provide a wide range of services to around 8000 homes in Bury and aspire to deliver great services that improve the quality of our customers’ homes and neighbourhoods.
An exciting opportunity has now arisen with Six Town Housing in the role of Project Advisor.
The successful applicant will join a small but diverse Investment team to contribute expertise and knowledge in delivering the Councils Housing annual Improvement Programme. It will also include supporting the delivery of zero carbon installation works to progressively decarbonise its housing stock.
The main purpose of this role is to Project Manage and support a range of planned and cyclical maintenance projects from initial concept through to contract completion. To help ensure the success of the projects by monitoring, reporting and instigation corrective action on performance in relation to time, budget, specification, and customer satisfaction.
This role is an agile role, which means that you are welcome to work from wherever is best for you and Six Town Housing. Our Head Office in Bury Town Centre is available for desk booking whenever you want to attend the office. You will be required to travel within the Borough of Bury to assess our stock and to attend our Head Office inline with Business needs, therefore you will need to hold a valid driving licence and have access to a vehicle.
Job Description is detailed below:
Your Line Manager: Asset Management Coordinator
Why you are here: To project manage and support a range of planned and cyclical maintenance projects from initial concept through to contract completion.
To help ensure the success of the projects by monitoring, reporting and instigation corrective action on performance in relation to time, budget, specification and customer satisfaction.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Organisation’s point of contact and liaison for customer and service providers in relation to planned and cyclical maintenance works on properties managed by Six Town Housing.
To undertake project reviews with customers to determine areas for service improvement and increase customer satisfaction in relation to both the service and products provided.
To undertake site specific Health and Safety audits and to report and record any discrepancies requiring remedial action to prevent a reoccurrence.
To plan and organise the re-housing process for customers and their belongings to enable intrusive or disruptive projects to be delivered within customer homes with the absolute minimum of disruption for the customer.
To procure and authorise for payment a range of associate support services related to the delivery of planned and cyclical maintenance projects.
To identify at the pre-commencement stage any vulnerable or less able-bodied customers and to commission and arrange any extra support required such as the services of the Occupational Therapist for any required assessments of need prior to the project commencing on site and for ensuring any special requirement or needs are shared with the respective service providers.
To identify and action, at the pre-commencement stage, the Party Wall Act procedures ensuring notices and agreements are in place to enable re-roofing works to commence, to serve notice, liaise, mediate with residents and resolve disputes where possible prior to engaging external agencies (i.e. party wall surveyors).
Represent Six Town Housing at a range of meetings with service providers and externally agencies.
To undertake on-going quality control visits and to identify and authorise necessary additional work to meet quality standards and customer expectations.
To monitor service providers operational performance and to provide a range of operational and financial reports.
The post holder will be required to carry out any other duties commensurate with the role
25 days holiday + bank holidays, which increases to 30 days after 5 years service
Ability to carry over, bank and purchase leave
1 floating day’s leave to be taken around the Christmas period (agreed by the Union and STH)
Generous employer contributions to your pension (currently 20%)
Lifestyle contract – this means you are trusted to do your work with the flexibility to choose your working times in line with business requirements
Investment in your personal development
Company sick pay
Enhanced Maternity pay
Maternity and Adoption Support Leave
Employee Assistance Programme
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