We are 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 Purpose values ethics people, Innovative 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 195,000 homes, manage £4 billion of assets and teach 75,000 children to swim each week.
More about your role
We are looking for a Social Value Project Coordinator to join our small Social Value team. Your role will be to assist in gathering, recording and monitoring information for our social value dashboard to support the Group's social value approach, this will include working with numerical data. You will be asked to undertake ad-hoc research and information gathering tasks, attend meetings, take and distribute minutes and maintain diaries. You will use business systems such as Business World to produce invoices and payment processes.
For more information please download our job profile available on our website.
More about you
You will be able to evidence your interest and understanding of social value. Ideally you will have some experience though that is not essential or a relevant degree. We are looking for an ambitious individual with good communication skills (written and verbal) who is confident with an ability to talk to colleagues in a professional manner. The most important quality we require is an openness and eagerness to learn new skills and the ability to multi- task when under pressure. You will have some experience working with a number of IT systems including Microsoft Word and Excel however, full training will be given to the successful applicant.
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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