Newham is a vibrant inner-city borough with excellent transport links to the rest of London and South-East England, including Kent, Essex, Surrey and Middlesex. 72% of the population are from BAME communities, contributing to 220 languages being spoken in the area. Proud to be home to one of the youngest and most diverse cultures across the country, Newham is an exciting and challenging borough that is committed to putting people at the heart of everything we do.
The Borough boasts iconic landmarks such as, Green Street, the Olympic Park, Excel centre, Westfield Shopping Centre and the University of East London. Newham is changing rapidly, benefiting from significant investment, creating new jobs, homes and opportunities for all. The Mayor of London has provided the Borough with £107million funding through the ‘Building Council Homes for Londoners’ programme, supporting the construction of 1,100 new homes by 2022. From this we expect to see an additional 2,500 jobs created over the next decade, injecting £1.5 billion to the local economy.
Property Management Officer - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Grade PO2 - £34,884 - £37,722 per annum
This role is to provide a high quality customer focused tenancy management service to the Councils tenants, and all internal and external partners or organisations working with the Council.
To manage a property portfolio providing a full lettings and property management service, undertaking all aspects of lettings, landlord and property management services as required for a range of tenancy types
The Successful candidate will have the following:
Knowledge of the major factors, influences and challenges facing local government relating to homelessness and temporary accommodation
Knowledge of relevant legislation with regards to managing temporary accommodation in particular the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 and the Housing Act 1996 (as amended).
2 year’s lettings and property management experience relating to assured shorthold and, non-secure tenancies
Experience of court procedures and representing an organisation effectively in court proceedings.
For more information regarding the role, please click on the job description and specification : https://www.newham.gov.uk/downloads/file/2455/property-management-officer-po2
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 25th January 2021, however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
You will be notified if your application has been successful.