Post Name
Private Sector Leasing Officer
Vacancy Description
Post ref: TBC
Contract: Temporary contract for up to 12 months
Location: City Hall
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Grade: 5
Salary: £24,657 to £27,358 per annum, pro-rata for part time
Closing date: Monday 22 April 2019
Interview date: Thursday 2 May and Friday 3 May 2019

This post is funded by a Government Private Sector Access Scheme grant.

We have a new opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our innovative Let NCC team (private sector leasing scheme). A main purpose of the role will be to expand the scheme through liaison with private landlords, utilising a range of incentives to gain new properties on to the scheme.

You will be an integral part of a small team managing a portfolio of leased properties and will be able to demonstrate a wide range of tenancy management skills such as arrears collection, regular property inspections and void management.   You will also work with current tenants to review their housing and financial position to look at other housing options available in the social or private rented sector and will liaise with the appropriate agencies regarding vulnerable clients who may be struggling to manage their tenancy or who are taking on a tenancy for the first time.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and negotiation skills and the ability to manage the needs and demands of customers from a diverse range of backgrounds. Knowledge of the private rented sector would also be an advantage. You will be used to working on your own initiative in a busy office environment and have a strong customer focus.

You must be able to demonstrate good time management and organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

If you wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis, please seek permission from your line manager before applying.

Closing date: Monday 22 April 2019

Interview date: Thursday 2 May or Friday 3 May 2019

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