Vacancy details

Project Officer - Fixed term up to 11 months

Reference W121/22
Location Yorkshire
Salary £28,776 - £32,783
Hours Up to 37 hours
Closing Date 12 August 2022
Contact David Blakely, Delivery Manager on 07801912887
Notes Happy to talk flexible working, including options for hybrid working, reduced hours, compressed hours or other flexible working patterns;

We are looking for someone to be a key liaison between Technical Services team, tenants, owner occupiers, other departments of WDH and third-party contractors.

What you’ll be doing:

In this role you will work with the Technical Services Planned Site Management Team and Neighbourhoods colleagues to keep residents and tenants informed, offer advice and practical solutions to issues that may arise during pre-construction, live-works and post-construction phases.

What we’re looking for:

  • a qualification at Level 3 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework;
  • experience of managing the delivery of planned maintenance projects;
  • track record in a position in a property services or technical department of a registered social landlord, local authority, or construction company;
  • experience of working with construction partners to deliver capital programme solutions;
  • knowledge and practical experience of using IT as analytical and management tools.

The post holder must hold a valid, UK driving licence with the ability to travel throughout the district and to other locations as required by the business.

For more details on what we’re looking for in this role, download the job description.

For more information or an informal chat about the position please contact David Blakely, Delivery Manager on 07801912887.

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) and statutory bank holidays and Annual Leave Purchase Scheme;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • 1 day to take part in our volunteering scheme;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (15.7% employer contribution); and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

Our WorkSmart approach gives you the opportunity to flex where and when you work, as long it fits in with your role and needs of our business.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all.

About us:

Since WDH was established in 2005, we have gone from strength to strength. We are now one of the UK’s largest social housing providers, with over 32,000 homes across the Wakefield district and our wider operating area across the north of England.

Our vision is to create confident communities. This is underpinned by our mission which is to inspire, transform and promote excellence and our values - to be creative, inclusive and work with integrity.

WDH is much more than bricks and mortar. We go the extra mile to deliver excellent customer services. We innovate, create and regenerate. To find out more, visit our about us page.