Repairs Administrator x2

Posted 30 April 2024
Salary up to £20 per hour via umbrella
Job type Temporary
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameRyan Geer

Job description

Our client, based in East London, is currently recruiting for 2 x Repairs Administrator one for 3 months and another for 12 months.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience for this position.

The ideal candidate will have worked in a social housing environment, have used the Orchard Housing System and be able to go into the office 5 days per week.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide a comprehensive administrative support service to the Repairs Team, helping to deliver a fast, efficient, value for money repair service

  • Update systems, databases and trackers, to ensure that data is accurate and timely

  • Work as a team to ensure that all properties are safe, warm, dry and comply with requirements

  • Undertake all aspects of repair administration with accuracy including: ˗

    • Issuing orders using the correct codes and job descriptions

    • Adding notes, delays, feedback, quality control information, variations, and events

    • Chasing outstanding and out of target repair orders

    • Completing and cancelling orders

Experience required:

  • Worked in a similar role with a similar level of responsibility

  • Updating systems, databases and trackers

  • Working in repairs within a social housing context

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Able to collate, update and present data

  • Able to achieve deadlines in a high-pressure environment

  • Able to build effective working relationships

  • Written and oral communication

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Repair and/ or asset management processes

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Friendly environment

  • Central location with great transport links

Working hours:

  • 37.5 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm


Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.


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