Property Management (Factoring) Officer



Property Management (Factoring) Officer

Salary: £29,356.00 - £37,185.00 (Dependent on skills and experience)

Full-time, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Permanent

Location: Falkirk

Job reference: LHPFOAPR21

The Role

Link is seeking a Factoring Officer (£29,356 - £37,185, dependent on skills and experience) to deliver services to homeowners across the central belt, from the Falkirk based Factoring team.

At Link, people are at the heart of everything we do. Our people have made our award-winning social enterprise the success it is today and as it continues to grow; we want them to be the best they can be and to reach their potential.

The Property Management (Factoring) Officer will consult owners about factoring services, follow arrears procedures and carry out regular non-technical inspections in communal areas, reporting repair issues to technical staff or the in-house repairs team as required.

The post holder will be supported by a wider factoring team and a range of policies and procedures. They will work in a fast paced environment, managing an assigned patch including customer contact, complaints resolution and new development handovers, in liaison with colleagues from Link’s factoring, repairs, technical and finance teams.

About You

The successful candidate will have a relevant qualification or equivalent experience within a factoring, property management, repairs or housing role.

The postholder will require excellent written and verbal communication skills to conduct meetings with homeowners, and excellent organisational and time management skills to respond to changing priorities to meet deadlines.

You will have an understanding of factoring legislation including the Code of Conduct for property factors and an eye for detail to understand title deeds and billing.

In return you will be offered the opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge through employee training and development. You can expect to work in a supportive, trusting and transparent working environment, with the autonomy to offer creative and innovative solutions whilst maintaining Link’ s values; Responsibility, Empathy, Social Impact, Participate, Equality, Challenge and Transparency.

For further information on the main position accountabilities and a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job Specification in the Job information Pack. 

What’s in it for you?

Link offers excellent terms and conditions, and as an Investor in People and Healthy Working Lives Gold Award holder, we aim to provide a wide range of development opportunities and healthy living initiatives. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities.

You will work with colleagues who offer support to ensure our customers’ expectations are met.  In return, we are looking for applications from people who will contribute to our aims and work to the highest professional standards.

As a Link employee, you’ll benefit from generous annual leave entitlements, a wide range of learning and development opportunities, highly competitive employer pension contribution rates, discounts on shopping, restaurants and other services via Westfield Rewards, enhanced maternity and sick pay entitlements, employee support and counselling service and occupational health services.

In return, we are looking for applications from people who will contribute to our aims and work to the highest professional standards.

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure check.

Closing Date: Midnight on Monday 10 May 2021

Interview Date: Interviews are being held on Wednesday 19 May 2021 at Watling House or via MS Teams

How to Apply

Our online application method is the most efficient way to apply and can be started by clicking the “Apply Now” button below. You must complete an application form to be considered for any of our vacancies, but you don’t need a CV to apply for our positions. You will be able to save your application form as you go and return to it by clicking on the ‘My Applications’ tab of the vacancy search page and entering your username and password.

We can offer suitable alternative methods to apply if requested including although not exclusively; hard copy, Braille and audio. You can request these by emailing our Resourcing Team at jobs@linkhaltd.co.uk and detailing which format you would require. 

Please note that CVs will not be considered.

Please note should an internal applicant be successful in applying for this position on either a seconded or permanent basis, they will move to the terms and conditions associated with the role for the duration of the time they are in post. The terms and conditions are outlined in the job information pack.  

Link is an equal opportunities organisation, and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our offices are fully accessible to wheelchair users and, as a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.