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Salary range: £30,930 - £32,637 p.a. inc.

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time


An excellent opportunity...  

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.


The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.


The Post


Brent Housing Management Service is leading the way in transforming council services. We are aiming to deliver contemporary, digital and seamless services which really work for our customers. We are pushing forward fast to improve services by providing our staff with the tools they need to deliver and you can be part of the exciting change programme.

As a Contract Officer you will ensure that a comprehensive and high quality administrative function is provided to support the Property Services Team, which is effectively and efficiently provided with flexibility to ensure continuity of service delivery.

You will support the maintenance of asset management data and customer/stakeholder engagement for the effective delivery of the investment, repairs, servicing and cyclical works programmes. Ensure that comprehensive records are maintained and retained to support the monitoring of performance and expenditure.

A key part of the role will be to ensure that comprehensive records are maintained. Including managing all documentation and preparations required to take legal actions to enforce tenancy and leasehold agreements for all Property Services issues including gas forced entries and planned works.

You will work in conjunction with the managers to ensure the work of the Property Services team is carried out in an effective, efficient and economical way, reflecting the requirements of the performance standards to provide best value outcomes to the Council, its customers and other stakeholders.


The Person


Ideally you must be educated to GCSE Level or be able to demonstrate the ability to operate at this level with knowledge of project administration.

We’re looking for candidate who have experience in housing or a similar industry and understand the importance of customer service in this environment.

You will have experience of working in partnership with a range of different stakeholders, contractors, and internal service teams to deliver successful outcomes.

We’re looking for self-starters who can hold everything in line, managing their own workload and prioritising tasks both on-site and in the office.


Closing Date: 20 July 2018 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: TBC


Additional Information


Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.


Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.


All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.


We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.


Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.


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