We’re one of the largest housing providers in the UK with over 45,000 homes across London, the South East and the Midlands, giving 90,000 people somewhere affordable to call their own.
At Optivo we understand the difference safe, secure and affordable homes can make to people’s lives. We develop places with people, not profit, in mind, building homes and communities where people can thrive.
Job Title: Stores Person- DLO
Business area: Direct Services
Type of Contract: Permanent
Location: Tramsheds, Croydon
Hours: 40 hours a week, Full time
Closing date for applications: Thursday 1st October 2020, 23:00pm
We’re looking to recruit experienced Stores Person to be a part of our DLO Direct services team. You’ll manage all stock and equipment control to a high standard and ensure stock is of a high quality based on Optivo’s specifications.
Duties will include:
You’ll manage all stock and equipment control.
You’ll manage all deliveries, ensuring these are cross checked against delivery notes/ purchase orders for accuracy.
You’ll ensure all items conform to any specified requirement and all relevant certification received with each consignment.
You’ll report any discrepancies/quality issues to suppliers and raise reject notes as appropriate.
You’ll advise the purchasing department of stock requirements.
You’ll ensure the accuracy of all recorded stock through appropriate systems and processes
You’ll ensure goods despatched to sub-contractors are controlled and recorded, both to and from supplier
Good knowledge of building materials and other goods needed to deliver responsive repairs
Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities; well-developed, ambassadorial, influencing, networking, promotional and negotiating skills.
The ability to create, agree and achieve ambitious outcomes that promote customer excellence, full statutory compliance and value for money.
The ability to make sound judgements, find solutions to complex issues and problems, and identify and manage risk.
A thorough understanding and commitment to ensure that all relevant health and safety statutory obligations are adhered to.
Access to a car and a valid UK driving licence and the ability to travel between sites and offices across all regions will be a requirement for this role.
What’s in it for you?
You’ll enjoy a great salary and benefits package, including 23 days annual leave (rising 1 day every completed year of service) plus bank holidays, and a day off for your birthday. You can also buy and sell leave up to 5 days. We have generous pension and life assurance schemes too, plus a cycle to work scheme and travel loans. Add in a healthcare cash plan covering dental, glasses, physiotherapy, vaccinations, 24 hour GP and more, plus various high street discounts, (not to mention flexible working and in house career development opportunities). If you are passionate about what you do and share our ambitions, we look forward to hearing from you.