Job Description


Place Manager

  • Location:
    Agile / Home based
  • Salary:
    £27,000 + Benefits
  • Employment Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Hours per Week:
  • Closing Date:
    28 September 2021
Reporting Group:
  • PfP Homes

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We are the Places for People Group; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the U.K. – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.  

How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with supportive people, team working people and customer focussed people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.

So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, maintain 209,000 homes, manage £4.5 billion of assets, deliver £87.9m in social value and teach 80,000 children to swim each week.  

More about you role

You will be our presence in the neighbourhoods you manage, spending the majority of your time working in our communities, providing an effective and efficient tenancy and estate management service to our customers. With support from the Tenancy Enforcement Team you will ensure that customers meet their contractual obligations and that neighbourhoods are as safe, clean and attractive as possible.

An important aspect of your role will be carrying out tenancy reviews and property inspections, working with your team to create neighbourhood and continuous improvement plans that ensure estate standards are upheld and budgets adhered to within a customer-focused framework.

Reporting into the Place Team Manager, you will work as part of an established team to manage our neighbourhoods.

For more information please download our job profile available on our website. 

Please note: This is a home-based role covering our East Midlands neighbourhoods and be able to travel to areas including Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Peterborough, Stafford and Tamworth.

This is a fixed term role expected to last until 30 November 2021

More about you

We need you to have excellent communication skills ensuring a polite and courteous manner at all times is paramount to this role – you won't be sat behind a desk or phone, you will be working closely with our customers and external agencies. Therefore, it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the ability to create and maintain effective working relationships.

You should have experience working within a similar tenancy and estates management role and have relevant and up to date knowledge around housing and tenancy legislation and procedures which can be acted upon to make informed decisions.

You will need to demonstrate tenacity, resilience and attention to detail, as well a commercial approach to what you do, using your initiative and is eager to contribute towards making positive changes. Therefore you should be able to evidence where you have introduced or contributed to service delivery improvements. You will need to be a positive motivator with the ability to support others deliver an effective service, whilst maintaining your own motivation levels working autonomously.

To be considered for this role you will hold a valid & current drivers' licence with access to your own vehicle.

The benefits

Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that's why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business.  

Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from a pension, generous holiday pay, training, sick pay, and free or discounted gym membership – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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