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Asset Sales Officer

Posted: 31 Jul 2020 Closes: 17 Aug 2020
Peterborough, GB Up to £28,793.07 per annum
Temporary LGR_LHGTB539195

Asset Sales Officer

Salary: Up to £28,793.07 per annum

Location: Peterborough, Nottingham or Lincoln

Contract: Temporary - Up to 12 months

Closing Date: Monday 17 August 2020

Job Reference: LHGTB539195

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 23,000 homes and high-quality care and support services.

If you are an expert at property sales, you understand market drivers, the motivators of those buying a home and confident that you can deliver a heartfelt service then we may have your next career move which is offered on a temporary basis up to 12 months.

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver an excellent Housing Development Programme by creating valuable partnerships with local authorities, developers, land owners and agents enabling us to put our customers first. We can therefore build new affordable homes, foster positive communities and provide great services; which ultimately filters into to what we at Longhurst Group stand for, "making a difference" and "improving lives".

The Role

When you join us an Asset Sales Officer you will:
  • Ensure a customer centric sales service is delivered to all customers, across our Asset Sales function, including sales of our extensive leasehold and private rented portfolios.
  • Work in partnerships with the wider team, internal and external stakeholders, as well as Agents and Partners to ensure an efficient sales service from initial enquiry to occupancy, making sure sales are delivered to agreed targets, SLAs and timescales.

As a values-led organisation, with values that include 'Push the Boundaries' and 'Fun and Fair', you can imagine the kind of communities we want to create for our customers.

About You

You will ideally possess knowledge of Property Sales, and will have experience working in the Housing sector previously.

Your skill set includes an ability to:

  • Offer a 'heartfelt sales service', affording would-be customers advice and guidance through the process of purchasing or selling their homes.
  • 'Own it' by doing what we say we're going to do with pride and passion
  • 'Push the Boundaries' by striving to innovate our asset sales service, implementing strategies to ensure sales are delivered within target and given timescales.

You will join us as we work to deliver 1,000 new homes a year over the next 10 years, so if you want to be at the forefront of change and innovation at an exciting time for our business and truly want to make a difference, we look forward to meeting you!

We value your support.

Our commitment in return for your passion, skills and knowledge is to provide you with the following;

  • A minimum of 28 days holiday "plus" bank holidays*.
  • Up to 1400 internal bite size courses available via our internal learning system you can explore to self-develop your career:
  • A generous sick pay entitlement.
  • Family friendly maternity and paternity pay scheme.
  • Free counselling available to all employees.
  • Access to all our internal career opportunities across the entire business.

5 core values underpin everything we do each day at Longhurst Group.

  • In it together - You'll be driven to help us to improve lives together.
  • Heartfelt Service - You're values are to care for customers and colleagues.
  • Own it - You have pride and passion in all you do.
  • Push the boundaries - You're always looking for new ways to improve the way you work.
  • Fun and Fair- You work hard but you treat everybody with respect.

Click here to see how Longhurst Group will meet our 2025 Improving Lives agenda.

(The important things - Naturally working with our customers we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. This role is conditional upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer). We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Original proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature).

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

Apply today #LonghurstGroup #ImprovingLives.

Applications close on 12pm 17th August 2020
Interview date 28th August 2020

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