Asset Officer (Dumfries)

Job reference: IIS-IRV-016093

Location: Dumfries, DG1 4ZZ

Closing date: 01/07/2022

Salary: £31,826- £37,127 pro rata

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Irvine

Hours per week: 25

Want to make a real difference to the lives of people? For over 90 years, The Riverside Group has been providing affordable housing across the UK to people as well as care for the elderly and support for those who face homelessness.

Irvine Housing Association has been housing and supporting people in local communities across South West Scotland for 28 years.

People are at the heart of Irvine Housing Association – the people who we provide homes to, the people we support in the communities we serve, and our skilled and experienced team of employees.

The difference you’ll make

Reporting to the Repairs and Maintenance Manager, you’ll support day to day contractor performance ensuring legislative, regulatory and contractual compliance whilst maximising value for money and delivering an excellent customer service.

Service delivery responsibilities will include controlling the day-to-day response and void repair service, conducting pre and post inspections of works instructed to contractors as well as assisting allocation officer with such repair and inspection services.

In addition, you’ll carry out specification writing, contract supervision and post contract administrative responsibilities for cyclical and planned works programmes.
You will produce regular analysis of the performance statistics on contractor performance from the online system reports.

So, who are you?

We are looking for someone with experience of delivering Asset management functions within a social housing environment.

You will be customer focused with excellent communication skills and a desire to improve customer satisfaction.

You can demonstrate comprehensive technical knowledge and experience with the ability to provide robust quality assurance on behalf of the Association.

Ideally you will relevant qualifications in the building, technical or construction sector.

Enjoy the rewards

  • Salary Increments on 4 Stages
  • Working Week is 25 hrs per week
  • Flexible Working arrangements are in place
  • 28 days annual leave pro rata plus 15 days Public Holiday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Riverside Rewards app for high street and online savings and cash back.

Working with us, you’ll enjoy competitive pay, a wide range of benefits, flexible working and the chance to learn valuable new skills. We empower our people to do great work by investing in learning, personal development and technology.

If you’re the kind of person that wants to do a really great job and make a difference to our customers, we think you’ll love it here. Sound like a challenge you’d like to take on? Then get in touch and let’s talk about how you can help us transform lives and revitalise neighbourhoods.

We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that we can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work.

For more information and to apply, click here.