Lettings and Allocations Manager

High Wycombe
17 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Lettings and Allocations Manager

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Salary £38,041

Permanent, Full Time (37 hours per week)

This is a very exciting time to be joining our client. With 14,500 properties, a turnover of £115m and a substantial development and sales programme, they are making the most of their many opportunities in a challenging but rewarding environment.

This is a pivotal role to achieving its core business objective of ensuring people in need are housed and puts you as the post holder in a unique position to have a clear and tangible influence on the lettings process. They are seeking an individual who is motivated by  a high level of social engagement, whilst driving business efficiencies to further our goals.

Your main responsibilities will be to oversee lettings and allocations activity across the business and to be responsible for managing the day to day workload and performance of the Team.

Developing a good understanding of their re-let portfolio so that decisions can be made on viability and return on investment of their portfolio, you’ll be accountable for providing detailed reporting of voids and lettings performance. Further to this you will oversee the pre tenancy application process and they’re looking for you to improve across areas such as reduced lettings days, reduced void rent loss and to Identify and implement strategies to increase the efficiency.

Having previously held a lettings, allocations or void management position, you will have experience of working with or within local authorities. With a thorough understanding of the law and agreements, you will have an in depth technical knowledge of tenancy and tenure. Experience of contractor management is essential and it would be advantageous for you to hold a Technical or professional qualification in a property or housing related field.

They strive for excellence. In return they offer a great place to work, an attractive range of benefits such as Health Cash Plan, Bonus potential, competitive Pension options and 25 days Holiday on starting in addition to 3 days closure at Christmas, as well as supporting flexible ways of working.

They welcome applications from all sections of the communities they work in.

Shortlisting will be conducted in line with the essential and desirable criteria set out in the person specification.

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