An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced property professional to fill this newly created position within the Diocese of Southwark’s Property Services Department.
Based near London Bridge, our property services department looks after c.500 properties throughout south east London and Surrey, serving in particular the housing needs of clergy who are required to live close to the church in one of our properties.
Your main duties will include co-ordinating the provision of an effective repairs service to the properties that the Diocese is responsible for, including the monitoring of expenditure and the distribution of work to contractors.
You will oversee the planned preventative maintenance programmes for all properties owned and managed by the Diocese and you will also support the services provided by the property services department in its day to day operations, including the use of its databases and automated services.
To be successful in this role, you will hold a graduate level qualification (or have relevant equivalent experience), you will need to have outstanding customer service skills, with the ability to maintain positive relationships internally and externally.
Your extensive experience in a property related role will be essential for this position, as well as being a confident and competent user of electronic information systems for inputting and extracting data for monitoring and reporting purposes.
Working in a small team, you will also be willing to have a flexible attitude to tasks and a cheerful positive approach to work.
Please see the information pack for the full job description, person spec and further information on the Diocese.
The closing date for completed applications is 10th December 2018.
Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on 18th December 2018.
Founded in 1905, the Diocese of Southwark forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England and is part of the wider Church of England, in turn part of the worldwide Anglican Communion. the Diocese covers primarily the area of Greater London which is South of the Thames, together with the eastern part of the country of Surrey. It is one of the largest dioceses in terms of population and parishes and well as one of the most diverse.
The Diocese of Southwark provides a generous annual leave entitlement, various well-being benefits, inclusion in a non-contributory pension scheme and season ticket loan (see outline terms and conditions).