Property & Construction
If you are passionate about the environment and the net zero carbon agenda and want to make a positive difference to the lives of over 36,000 people, we would love to hear from you!
About the role
- This is a brand-new pioneering role in the recently formed Strategic Asset Management team and will be pivotal in improving our housing assets to ultimately achieve net zero carbon outputs. In so doing you will be significantly reducing customers energy costs and enhancing comfort in their homes.
- You will be responsible for planning and implementing investment in Paradigm properties to improve energy efficiency and sustainability with the target of ultimately achieving net zero carbon.
- It will involve managing the assessment of properties and introduction of measures to improve building fabric and the installation of renewables technology. Accessing and maximising grant funding will be crucial to the success of the role.
- Reporting to the Assistant Director - Strategic Asset Management, you will be supported by energy assessors, surveyors and technical assistance and will utilise your considerable networking skills to collaborate with colleagues from across the organisation and wider sustainability community.
You will have great technical, planning and delivery skills and a passion for excellent service with experience in improving the energy performance of built assets. Working via a mixture of office, remote and homeworking you will be driving the zero-carbon agenda for our homes; with this in mind, experience of delivering results within a Housing environment is desirable.
Ideally you will be professionally qualified in a relevant discipline and conversant with all aspects of retrofit and technological solutions for the improvement of homes. You will be familiar with, and ideally have experience of various grant funding regimes with a proven track record in successful application.
Whist we are looking for someone with all the core skills detailed in the Person Specification (see job description), we do have a comprehensive personal and professional development suite available to all of our employees. So not only is this a great opportunity to join a high performing and specialist team at a time when you can have a real and personal impact on the future success of our business, you can continue to grow and develop yourself, building an exciting/interesting/rewarding career with a growing business.
We are a Best Companies 1 STAR accredited organisation in recognition of our high employee engagement and offer a welcoming and friendly environment. We are clearly focussed on the delivery of our five-year corporate plan with ambitious and challenging objectives including improving our environment and sustainability targets to deliver quality homes to people who need them.
We’re proud to offer great benefits and have a committed approach to employee wellbeing. We offer an attractive range of benefits such as Health Cash Plan (worth over £1,800 p/a), Bonus potential, competitive Pension options and 25 days holiday on starting plus 3 days closure at Christmas, with the opportunity to buy up to 5 additional days per year, plus 8 bank holidays, competitive pension options, up to 3 paid Volunteer days p/a, free parking at our modern office with newly created collaborative workspaces.
We support flexible ways of working and welcome applications from all sections of the communities we work in.
As part of our application process, we ask for a covering statement and CV so we can assess your application against our essential and desired criteria as set out in the job description and person specification. Please include in your covering statement how you meet the criteria so we can see how well you match our requirements and give your application the consideration it deserves.
Thank you for your interest in Paradigm Housing Group thus far.
Shortlisting will be conducted in line with the essential and desirable criteria set out in the person specification. We reserve the right to close this role earlier than the published date should a suitable candidate be identified.
We are Paradigm Housing Group.
We manage more than 15,000 homes across the South East.
We know that house prices in the areas where we work are high, both to buy and rent. We want to help more people have a safe and sustainable home that they can afford.
As a charity, the money we make goes into building new homes and providing an excellent service for residents.