Acquisitions Officer

Salary: Up to £34,937 per annum (Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience)

Contract Type: Full Time - 37 hours per week

Contract Length: Temporary Contract - 12 months fixed-term

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced housing professional who wishes to support the Council to acquire accommodation to provide its temporary accommodation residents with safe and secure accommodation in the Rother area.  You will have experience operating in the residential property market and of the residential acquisitions process in particular. Along with experience in coordinating a range of different professionals and contractors to successfully acquire and refurbish up to 40 property units for use as temporary accommodation.

You will also have good negotiating skills and an ability to deliver property to the Council’s Temporary Accommodation Strategy as well as its Property Standards Policy and related statutory requirements.

The ideal candidate will be resilient and flexible; have excellent organisational skills; be confident in analysing complex information to coordinate the delivery of safe and secure accommodation for Council temporary accommodation residents.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Kathryn Harlow – Housing Needs Policy & Projects Manager

Please send any queries and applications to:

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Monday 25th October. Interviews will be held on: Monday 1st November.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors

Closing Date: October 25, 2021 at Midnight

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