We 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 approachable people, focussed people and positive 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 your role
We are looking to recruit into our Property Sales team, as a member of a dynamic team you will deliver a full sale administration service for the Property Sales function. Knowledge of housing guidance, policies and procedures is desirable for this role. A key part of your daily tasks will be managing all sales in line with statutory timescales and internal service level agreements. You will liaise with internal and external contacts such as solicitors and other teams at Places for People. You will provide a great experience for all customers tailored to reflect their requirements ensuring the delivery of excellent customer service.
More about you
We are looking for you to be able to flourish and thrive in a fast-paced administrative environment. Experience working in a legal or property sale environment, or a university graduate within the legal sector would be advantageous. Above all we need someone that can effectively manage multiple priorities and enjoys variety in their work. As this role requires you to work with a diverse range of people; we need you to have excellent communication skills and a track record of delivering excellent customer service. We need you to have a calm professional manner and have a professional telephone manner.
This role is based in Preston allowing you to collaborate with colleagues. As we move out of lockdown we are trialling hybrid working, so you will be able to split your time between home and the office in Preston.
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 discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.
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.
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