In return we will offer you the opportunity to build your career. If you have a positive attitude and the right skills, you could become one of many colleagues who enjoy a successful career at The Pioneer Group. Take a look at our latest vacancies below.

If you require any further information please contact HR on 0121 748 0875 or

Imran Khalifa, our Learning and Development & HR Manager


Finance Trainee


Are you interested in gaining practical work experience in a small Finance Team? If yes, then this could be the opportunity for you.

We are recruiting for a Finance Trainee to work within our Finance Team at Pioneer Group for a minimum 6 month contract.

The Pioneer Group is an alliance of people and organisations who are passionate about communities. In an era driven by an undoubted need for more new homes, Pioneer believes there is also a place for community–influenced housing and people-based initiatives to breathe energy into neighbourhoods that may be struggling to thrive. We are building on past successes and taking the best of our regeneration expertise to other local communities.

As a Finance Trainee, your role will involve gaining experience in all aspects of Finance. You will support the Finance Officers to deliver a proactive and efficient service to the group.

You will support the Finance team with duties such as:

  • Processing Financial transactions and record keeping
  • Dealing with customer enquires
  • Maintaining the Purchase Order System
  • Data entry to the Purchase, Sales and Rent ledger
  • Support rent queries and rent reconciliations

To be considered you must:

  • Have the ability to interpret and maintain accurate financial records
  • Have the confidence to communicate both orally and in writing, explaining issues clearly
  • Have experience of Microsoft Office, e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Have willingness to learn and undertake training on specialist software
  • Have the ability to work flexibly and part of a team

Basic understanding of double entry book keeping or Part AAT qualified would be desirable for the role.

Closing Date for receipt of applications is 27th July 2018 and Interviews will be held on 2nd August 2018.

Job Type: Full-time – 6 month fixed term contract

Salary: £15,715.00 per annum

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to


CCTV Operator – 6 Month FTC


CCTV Operator

Fixed Term Six Month Contract (with opportunity to extend)
Grade 3 – £17,770- £19,965 per annum – 12 hour rota shifts including days and nights

 The Pioneer Group are looking for a CCTV Operator to support their service provided on Castle Vale. The position would cover both day and night 12 hour shifts.

Working as part of our Communities Team, the successful CCTV Operator will be responsible for:

  • Operating and monitoring all systems within the control centre ensuring work is compliant with both company policy and legislation
  • Providing a courteous Telephone Service
  • Recording all events and actions taken
  • Operating a two way radio system
  • Maintaining security of the control room and operation equipment
  • Out of hours repairs service


To succeed the successful CCTV Operator will:

  • Have a proven track record in a similar; CCTV operating role
  • Be proactive with excellent attention to detail
  • Have discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Possess excellent verbal and observational skills
  • Be ready to build productive relationships with the community services team
  • Have the ability to respond to emergency situations and liaise with emergency services when required
  • Have the ability to produce and maintain accurate written incident reports
  • Have the ability to attend court if required
  • Have the ability to use Microsoft Office

SIA Licence

To work within our control room and operate equipment you must have a valid SIA licence.

The role will be subject to the following satisfactory checks:

  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Career and personal references covering past 5 years
  • Personal Credit check


If you wish to have an informal discussion or require further information about this role please contact Marian Payne on 0121 748 8153.


Please apply in by sending your CV to

Closing date for receipt of applications is 20th August 2018

Interviews will be taking place on 3rd September 2018

Further information can be provided by calling the HR Team on 0121 748 8159.


Castle Vale Estates Team Leader – Starting at £30,925 rising to £34,749



An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced professional to lead the Estate Services team.

Do you have a flare and vision for the future, knowing how to get the best and exceeding expectations, thriving on change and leading people through it together, being outward looking and creative?

If so we would like to hear from you.

The successful Estates Team Leader will have:

  • Experience of working within Estate Based Services, and effectively managing estate based contracts.
  • Experience and sound knowledge of Health Safety legislation and competent with Risk Assessments & COSHH.
  • Experience and knowledge of general housing management in particular tenancy and estate management with an emphasis on environmental crime and enforcement.
  • Excellent people management skills, ability to lead, direct, motivate and effectively manage performance.
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills to manage own time and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships with customers, staff and managers at all levels.
  • Ability to undertake research and review policies and procedures and influence change.
  • Ability to communicate and effectively network with other partner agencies to ensure Castle Vale remains an attractive place where people want to live and work.

For an informal discussion and to find out more about the job role please contact Surjit Singh on 07841 067 633.

To be considered for this role, please attach your CV and covering letter on how you match the job spec.

Closing Date 12 noon Wednesday 25th July 2018

Interviews will be held on Friday 3rd August 2018

CV Estates Team Leader Job Description