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Mears Group


Annual salary: up to £18,000.00


Upto £18,000 - Full Time – Foxed Term Contract

We’re looking for a super-organised Administrator who’s quick-thinking and versatile, proactive and can work as part of a team; the kind of person who can turn their hand to anything at a moment’s notice to ensure staff have everything they need to do their jobs and that the company runs efficiently. Could this be you?

Who are we?

Mears is one of the UK’s leading housing and care providers to both the public and private sector, with over 6,500 employees, working with clients to help develop, fund and implement their placemaking ambitions.

With 30 years of delivering market-leading repairs and maintenance services, Mears is trusted to deliver in excess of 6,000 repairs daily to a portfolio of more than 1,000,000 homes nationwide.

We provide tailored rapid-response and planned maintenance services through partnering arrangements with more than 70 local authorities, Arm’s Length Management Organisations and Housing Associations.

What we are looking for:

You will work with the Operational team to provide planning and administrative management support to the and will work as a member of the team to assist in the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Engaging with colleagues and external stakeholders over the telephone.
  • Raising orders appropriately, you will be responsible for raising the appropriate certification for each property.
  • Develop close working relationships with the Repairs & Maintenance Supervisor and external housing organisations to ensure a smooth transaction throughout the entire process.
  • Ensuring paperwork is in order and jobs are coded correctly and reporting on profit percentages to management.

What you need to have:

  • Ability to investigate, evaluate and respond to situations quickly.
  • Experience within Social Housing Sector.
  • Good IT knowledge
  • Competent knowledge of Microsoft software
  • General knowledge of the construction industry
  • Organisational skills necessary to manage and organise own workload.
  • The ability to communicate effectively at levels commensurate with role, both verbally and in writing.
  • The ability to respond to changing priorities in order to meet deadlines.

What's in for you?

  • Competitive basic salary - £18,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Staff perks with Mears Rewards - discounts of up to 10% on coffee, weekly groceries, holidays, the list is endless.
  • Be part of a friendly and dedicated team
  • Maternity and paternity packages to make sure you get to spend time with your loved ones!
  • Use and access to the latest technology

For further information please email Tom Noble atn tom.noble@mearsgroup.co.uk, otherwise, if you feel you have skills and experience needed, please apply and we will review your application and be in touch to discuss further.