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 recuitment@pioneergroup.org.uk

Imran Khalifa, our Learning and Development & HR Manager

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Trainee Contracts Manager (Post Graduate – FTC)

10th January 2019

Location: Birmingham – Castle Vale
Salary: £18,307 – £20,568 pa depending on skills & qualifications
Closing Date: Monday 28 January 2019

 

As a Post Graduate Trainee Contracts Manager, we here at The Pioneer Group want to share our expertise with you. This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to develop skills and hands on experience in a range of asset management, housing development and contract management functions.

We have recently re-structured our Asset Management and Development functions in preparation for the delivery of a new Corporate Plan. As a result, a number of new opportunities are now available and we are looking for a passionate individual to join the team and start their career.

The role will include all aspects of contract management – you will learn processes from inception to completion; working as part of a team to deliver projects on time and on budget, within regulatory controls. This opportunity is part site-based, part office-based and you will be the first point of contact for tenants, members of the public, contractors, consultants and developers.

The successful Trainee Contracts Manager will:

• Be educated in a related degree such as Surveying

• Have a passion for project management

• Have a keen eye for detail

• Have excellent Maths, English, interpersonal and communication skills

• Be proficient in Microsoft and have a willingness to learn further IT systems

This is a fixed term full time contract for 2 years, you will be contracted to 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday but you may be required to work outside of normal business hours on occasion.

In return, we provide the opportunity to work flexibly and a competitive salary of £18,307 – £20,568 per annum depending on skills and qualifications.

The closing date will be 12 noon on the 28th January 2019 with interviews being held week commencing 4th February 2019

To apply please follow this link: https://www.networxrecruitment.com/Jobs/Advert/1492362?cid=1883 

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Independent Board Member

13th December 2018

We are looking for an Independent Board member to join our Castle Vale Community Housing Board which is responsible for the day-to-day management of the core services around housing, asset management, community safety and environmental issues at CVCH.  This includes an active role in decision making and shaping the operational services that are important to our tenants and residents.

Our CVCH Board consists of 10 Board members with a majority membership of tenants and residents.  We hold 7-8 meetings per year and arrange at least 1 joint Board away event each year.

The successful candidate will have the following essential attributes:

  • A commitment to including the community, and to meeting its needs;
  • The ability and willingness to learn and take a genuine interest in our work;
  • The ability to make constructive contributions to discussion, and bring new perspectives and ideas.

A list of the Board Member Core Competencies can be found here

We would specifically encourage applications from people with skills and experience in any of the following areas:

  • Asset management including responsive, major works and compliance

Meetings take place around six times per year starting in the early evening and last approximately 2 hours.  Board away events and development activities will also be arranged throughout the year.

Closing Date:
The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

Interviews:
Will be held on Monday 11th February 2019.

Contact:
For further information or a discussion about the role, please contact Hannah Pryce by email at hannah.pryce@pioneergroup.org.uk or call 0121 748 8121

Application packs are available by clicking here

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Contracts Manager (Responsive Repairs)

10th January 2019

Location: Birmingham – Castle Vale
Salary: £30,925 – £34,749 per annum
Closing Date: Monday 28 January 2019

As a Contracts Manager (Responsive Maintenance), The Pioneer Group will welcome you to a new Asset Management Team that is at the start of an exciting journey. This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to develop The Pioneer Group’s Responsive Maintenance Service, and to be part of a team who will be redesigning the service over the next 12 months, to ensure the service we deliver is the very best it can be.

We have recently re-structured our Asset Management and Development functions in preparation for the delivery of a new Corporate Plan. As a result, a number of new opportunities are now available and we are looking for a passionate individual to join the team, who is prepared to develop the service for our customers.

The role will include all aspects of contract management – including providing day to day management and communication with contractors and suppliers, undertaking health and safety inspections/audits and holding the contractors to account through formal monthly progress meetings. You will work as part of a team to deliver projects on time and on budget, within regulatory controls. This opportunity is part site-based, part office-based and you will be the first point of contact for customers, members of the public, contractors, consultants and developers.

The successful Contracts Manager will have:

• A relevant qualification such as an HNC or equivalent

• Management experience within the social housing, construction or property sector, including the management of void properties

• Experience undertaking property/stock condition surveys

• Have excellent interpersonal skills.

• Have experience of Microsoft and have a willingness to learn further IT systems

 

This is a full time position, you will be contracted to a flexible 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

In return, we provide the opportunity to work flexibly and a competitive salary of £30,925 – £34,749 per annum.

The closing date will be 12 noon on the 28th January 2019 with interviews being held week commencing 4th February 2019

To apply please follow this link: https://www.networxrecruitment.com/Jobs/Advert/1492255?cid=1883

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Ageing Better Admin Assistant FTC

10th January 2019
  • Are you an organised, proactive and flexible person?
  • Do you have a positive attitude and excellent verbal and communication skills?
  • Does the prospect to join a team of professionals that are reducing social isolation and loneliness amongst older people in our local community leave you excited?

We have an exciting Administration Assistant position that has opened up in our Health & Wellbeing services, providing support to the Ageing Better in Birmingham Programme.

The role is to provide administrative, marketing and promotion and project development support to both the Ageing Better Tyburn Hub and our new Good Neighbour Campaign.

You will be based at our offices on Castle Vale (The Sanctuary) but will be required to travel within the local area.

The role is 35 hours per week and is a fixed term contract until January 2020.

The actual salary will be £17,317.43

Please find the job description here.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@pioneergroup.org.uk by Wednesday 23rd January 12pm

For an informal conversation or to find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact Sarah Powers (Health & Wellbeing Team Leader) on 0121 748 8111 or by e-mailing sarah.power@compass-support.org.uk