Empty Homes Project Officer

  • Job Reference: 6982150/001
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Central & East
  • Location: Hertfordshire, England
  • Salary: £34,728 to £37,890
  • Sector: Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Empty Homes Project Officer
Recruitment Agency reference:6982150

A position has arisen for an Empty Homes Project Officer within a highly regarded organisation based in Hertfordshire. This is a key role inspecting, identifying and specifying works within void properties for a permanent placement.

Your duties will include:

  • Responsible for inspecting, identifying and specifying works within void properties in relation to technical and Health & Safety standards

  • Manage the inspection, maintenance and repair of empty homes in order to ensure that properties are available for letting within target times and that void rent loss is minimised

  • Contribute to changes made to existing policies and procedures and embed this in the day to day delivery of an efficient Empty Homes service

  • Provide effective, responsive and customer-led voids service, and be responsible for monitoring and signing off on the quality of our services and properties

  • Overall and specific responsibility for the diagnosis of all repair and project works, quality control, payment and contract management, specification, ordering, liaison and procurement including rechargeable works to maximise income

  • Attend and make the key decisions during pre-termination inspections, liaising with the outgoing tenant to agree what works are to be carried out during the notice period and whether there will be any recharges

The successful candidate should have:

  • Previous experience inspecting void/domestic properties and identifying necessary works

  • Ideally dealt with NATFED schedule of rates codes previously, although this is not essential

  • UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle


If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more about similar roles please contact Beth Conway on 01908 295 000 and email your updated CV to bconway@venngroup.com

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.