Job Title: Contract Compliance Officer – Shortlife and Housing
Type of Contract: Permanent
Hours: 36 hours a week, Full- Time
Closing date for Applications: 5th of April 2020
Interview Date: 9th & 10th of April 2020 (Interviews may be scheduled via Video conference)- COVID 19 Updates
If you have experience of providing an advisory service to housing co-operatives and private landlords ensuring they work in in accordance with relevant legislation, regulation & leases join Optivo as a Contract Compliance Officer – Shortlife and Housing.
What you’ll be doing
You will be able to oversee the contractual arrangements as set out in management agreements and leases with Short Life and Housing Association Managing Co-operatives [HAMC] agents.
You will be able to provide a comprehensive housing management service, including regularly inspecting the properties, used as short life accommodation ensuring they are being properly maintained.
You will help protect & maintain the interest of our residents by ensuring our housing co-operatives manage our homes in lines with regulatory standards and relevant Optivo policies and procedures.
What you’ll need
You will have a strong understanding of Housing management, some of which must have been with a co-operative, social landlord or Local Authority. You will possess the background knowledge of working in housing related environment. Experience of providing services under or monitoring a management agreement and lease arrangements. You will be skilled at negotiations and dealing with difficult situations as they arise. Encompassed with proven track record of working in a customer facing service where customer satisfaction is at the heart of the operation. And finally, having the tenacious drive to stay aware and up-to-date with new technologies which can improve services or deliver value for money.
What’s in it for you?
You’ll enjoy a great salary and benefits package, including 27 days (rising to 30 days) plus bank holidays, and a day off for your birthday. You can also buy and sell leave up to 5 days. We have generous pension and life assurance schemes too, plus a cycle to work scheme and travel loans. Add in a healthcare cash plan covering dental, glasses, physiotherapy, vaccinations, 24 hour GP and more, plus various high street discounts, (not to mention flexible working and in house career development opportunities). If you are passionate about what you do and share our ambitions, we look forward to hearing from you.
At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.