Repairs Planning Manager

Discipline: Trades, Property Management & Renewables
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £39,500
Job ref: 002742
Published: 25 days ago

Full time, 36 hours

Hybrid working - expected office days 4 days per week

Job Description - Repairs Planning Manager

Raven is here to make a difference, working as a team to build homes and change lives. We’re also ambitious: a sector-leader in carbon reduction, with commercial ventures and a focus on the future.

Want to be part of this? We’re currently recruiting for a Repairs Planning Manager to join our Scheduling team.

What you’ll achieve in the role:

The overall purpose of this role is to be accountable for work order performance within Property Services by overseeing and optimising repairs work for direct teams and contractors.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Overall management of scheduling to ensure we optimise schedules to minimise travel time, by rationalising the geographic route of operatives and ordering materials for delivery at right place and right time.

  • Leading and managing the Scheduling team to ensure that repairs jobs, resources and projects are scheduled accurately.

  • Communicate positively, effectively and in a timely manner with internal and external customers to ensure that they are always kept informed and that queries are responded to in a timely manner.

  • Ensure that projects are seen through to their end, coordinating the operatives across the trades to ensure that the right people are in the right place at the right time.

What you’ll bring to Raven:

For this role, we are looking for someone with the following:

  • Knowledge of housing management and scheduling IT systems.

  • Demonstratable track record of successfully leading and developing a fast-paced team, including undertaking performance management duties.

  • Good knowledge of modern technology and IT, including bespoke systems.

  • Effective verbal and written communicator across all levels of the organisation and community.

You will also share our values: earning trust by being open and accountable, listening with an open mind, working collaboratively, and caring about making things better.

DBS clearance will be required for this role.

Vacancy Close Date: 19th July 2024

What Raven will offer in return:

To create a great experience for our customers, we need to create a great experience for one another. What Raven offers goes beyond the ordinary, giving you the opportunity to join a community of people who share the same values and are passionate about making a difference.

Our reward package includes:

  • Competitive salaries

  • Fantastic work/life balance with flexible working and generous leave entitlement

  • Strong focus on learning and development, with opportunities to grow your skills and career

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption pay

  • Funded health cash plan

  • Extensive wellbeing support

  • Voucher-based recognition scheme

  • Retail discounts

As a Disability Confident Committed employer, we run a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants. If you meet the essential criteria listed in the job description for this position and would like to be considered under this scheme, please state this in your application,, or phone us on 0300 123 3399.