Real Estate & Property

Empty Homes Planner

Not Specified

Orbit is a fantastic business and one that’s really going places.

Orbit was formed in 1967 with the aim of providing good-quality housing for people who would otherwise not be able to afford to buy their own home.

Over 50 years later, we’re one of the leading housing providers in the UK. Our services have diversified, our housing portfolio has expanded, and our reputation as an innovator within our sector has grown. But one thing that has never changed. Our belief in people and what they can achieve.

Your role at Orbit.

Analytical role to support and improve processes within the Empty Homes and Lettings team. You will focus on reducing Void loss, giving excellent customer service and working cohesively with internal and external teams to ensure our properties are let in agreed targets and in line with company policy.

This role will have a key focus on works planning, reviewing progress of works and ensuring quality and compliance. Planning and reviewing workstreams across multiple internal and external teams mean communication is key. Strong Excel skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage relationships at all levels will be vital in this role. This will be an office based role

You will work with the Team Manager by contributing to the creation and implementation of best practice Lean ways of working and optimise performance and service delivery.

What will help you make a difference.

Excellent numeracy, literacy and communication skills.

Educated to GCSE level or equivalent in English and Mathematics.

IT literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software, specifically excel

Ability to plan, schedule, prioritise workloads of a team, to meet deadlines.

Strong data and analytical skills

Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to influence and challenge

Commitment and understanding of how to deliver excellent customer service.

Team player and focus on team task approach to meet the needs of the customer

Ability to work under pressure in a performance driven culture

Confident and able to articulate barriers to performance and delivery, empowering the team to do the same.

Previous experience in a customer service environment.

We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain great people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of background, age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, religious belief, faith or disability. As part of our Armed Forces Covenant commitment, we welcome ex-services professionals to consider career opportunities at Orbit.

Why Orbit?

Rewarding your contribution.

We understand that everyone has different needs when it comes to benefits. That’s why we have created an attractive benefits package with the option to select and purchase flexible benefits to suit your individual circumstances.

Some of our core benefits include:

Group bonus potential up to 15% of salary

27 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the “Orbit day”

Private medical insurance

Excellent contributory pension scheme

Life assurance

A great pick and mix of flexible benefits including the option to buy and sell holiday and much more

Our culture and purpose.

We know that great people are central to achieving our ambitions and as such we want everyone to have a voice and make a positive difference. We are proud to be a Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for, this demonstrates we place people at the heart of everything we do. We continue to create a culture that celebrates diversity and an environment where everyone feels able to contribute towards achieving together.

We support our colleagues to be at their best through our wellbeing programme #ThisIsMe, our corporate learning programme, opportunities for professional development, our innovative approaches to making the world and our homes a greener place and our leading reward and recognition package. Because of this our people tell us Orbit is a great place to work for.

At Orbit, our people are enthusiastic and passionate about making a real difference to our customers and communities. We are one team where everyone is connected and encouraged to have the freedom to think differently.

Each year we build many new affordable homes and manage a total portfolio of around 45,000 properties. Over 100,000 people live in an Orbit home and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and thrive. We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.

Work for Orbit. Believe in people.

We have so much more that we’d like to share with you so please submit your CV demonstrating the value you could bring to Orbit.

We put the safeguarding of our customers, colleagues and contractors at the heart of everything we do and as such, certain roles will be subject to a DBS check