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Planned Repairs Team Leader

Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
£30,000 to £34,633
Job Type
20 Jul 2022

We own and manage c.7,000 homes in the East of England, working closely with other agencies and stakeholders within our communities.

It's a really exciting time to join us. We've recently launched our new corporate plan which sets out what we want to achieve over the next 5 years, with new strategies to support our ambitions. These build on the good foundations we have in place in being a customer-centric organisation, investing in our existing homes - including our zero-carbon journey - as well as building new homes.

We've also concluded a review of how we work in future, with options around home and office flexible working, as well as a generous annual leave allowance and other benefits.


Outline of key responsibilities:

  • Manage, monitor, and report on repairs, aids and adaptations and contractor performance
  • To ensure that customers' needs are satisfied by effective communication and efficient organisation of the works, plus the embedding of a customer focus approach to service delivery.
  • Manage the repairs and adaptations & adaptations budgets, with a demonstrable knowledge of value for money' and its application.
  • To assist with the discharge of various regulations issued by the Health and Safety Executive and other regulatory bodies, as well as our own policies.
  • To lead and support technicians in terms of recruitment, training, complaints, disciplinaries and performance, including the effective management of 121's of direct reports

About you

  • Technical background in property repairs and maintenance.
  • Experience in leading or managing a team of operative/technicians
  • On-site hands-on experience within the building/repairs trade
  • Awareness and understanding of asbestos management legislation


In return, we are offering...

  • An annual salary of up to £34,633.75 (Depending on experience) per annum, plus a car allowance of £1,545 or a company van.
  • We have a flexible hybrid working offer, which is a mix of home and office working, in our office in Bury St Edmunds.
  • Flexible working around a 37-hour week
  • Annual Leave - 28 days per year, (plus bank holidays) increasing to 32 days when you reach your 3rd year with us. To give greater flexibility around your holidays you can also buy, sell or carry over up to 5 days of annual leave each year
  • Pension - between 5% - 10% dependant on individual contribution
  • Life assurance - a payment of X3 your salary.
  • Annual Flu Jab - provided each winter to all employees.
  • Competitive medical cashback plan

"We operate a no closing date policy and evaluate candidates upon application. Therefore, please apply without delay."

Please ensure you fully answer the questions on the application form

Due to the nature of the role involving work with vulnerable members of society, this post is subject to a Basic Criminal Disclosure, which will be carried out when a conditional offer is made.

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  • Job Reference: 662540959-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Goodman Masson
    Goodman Masson
  • Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
  • Salary: £30,000 to £34,633
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent