Housing Procurement Officer

  • Category
    Housing, Support & Technical - Housing Management
  • Location
    Hounslow, Greater London
  • Salary
  • External Reference

A superb opportunity has emerged for a specialist Property Lettings Negotiator to join one of our leading local authority clients in London for the next 6-9 months.

Located in South London, this temporary position is full time (36 hours per week) and the client is looking for a candidate who has experience of:

* Procuring good quality properties of a suitable type, size and location across all private sector initiatives, and promoting private sector housing as a viable option to service users approaching the Housing Centre.

* Work with private sector landlords, Property Standards colleagues and Housing Benefit to identify, develop and implement a range of new initiatives to increase the supply of private sector properties for households in housing need.

* Being involved in the development of a strategy to market the private rented accommodation scheme administered by the Housing Centre, consulting with landlords and make recommendations for continuous development and improvement of the service provided.

* Visiting new properties with the landlord to discuss the details of the private rented accommodation scheme, the expectations of the Authority regarding the letting, and answering the landlord's queries.

* Ensuring the property meets current relevant regulations and the landlord has obtained any relevant permissions prior to letting.

* Market the various private sector initiatives to as wide as range of landlords and lettings agents as possible, using all available tools and methods of communication to meet individual and team procurement targets.

* Maintaining an up to date working knowledge and manage landlord's expectations.

Previous experience of negotiating with landlords and carrying out property inspections would be very useful in this position. As the role will be working closely with vulnerable members of society, a current, enhanced DBS would also needed.

Only applicants who feel they meet the above criteria need apply for this post
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