PRS Procurement Officer - Housing Solutions

Location Havering
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: £Up to £22 per hour
Contact name: Shona Inglis

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Job ref: RQ472853_1637255466
Published: 9 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Procurement Officer
£22 per hour
Full Time Contract

We are seeking a Procurement Officer to acquire a sufficient supply of private sector accommodation to address and minimise homelessness, providing accommodation of a suitable type, size and location to meet the requirements of clients in housing need.

Main responsibilities include:-

  • Develop effective marketing and procurement strategies to maximise the number of suitably affordable private rented accommodation available.
  • Provide advice, support and encouragement to landlords with homes to let and increase the number of landlords and letting agencies that work with the Housing Solutions Team.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with new and existing landlords and letting agents.
  • Contribute to research and service development of the Housing Solutions team, PRS and Local Lettings Agencies.

Key Skills and Requirements include:-

  • Experience of working with private sector landlords.
  • Providing day-to-day delivery of schemes aimed at tackling homelessness and meeting local housing need.
  • Experience of working on defined operational projects, working to tight deadlines and objectives with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to have and maintain a thorough and up to date knowledge of relevant policy and strategy areas.
  • Experience working in a busy front facing customer focused environment to give advice and information to vulnerable customers.

For more information, contact Shona on 01615491999