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Area Manager, South (Fixed term)


Ref: AMRS07

£38,600 plus £3,000 car allowance per annum including London allowance

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Closing date 24 May 2018

What you’ll be doing

As an Area Manager within our Housing and Support team you will oversee and manage a number of estate staff working across a cluster of South region leasehold schemes in north and north-west London.

You’ll be responsible for ensuring Hanover’s services are delivered at a local level and meet the aspirations of our current and future leasehold customers.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Managing a team of estate-based staff
  • Leading and developing the area team to ensure they meet their full potential and continue to deliver excellent services on behalf of Hanover
  • Delivering an excellent engagement service to our leaseholders, including service charge consultations
  • Take accountability for implementing the customer engagement strategy at local level, ensuring that all customers have an opportunity to shape local provision and are encouraged to be involved in their local community
  • Work with our Procurement team and local providers, as appropriate, to ensure that high quality services are commissioned on estates
  • Be responsible and accountable for producing and managing a service charge budget
Who we need

The Area Manager role is a key position; we need customer focused individuals who have exceptional customer service standards. You should put the customer at the heart of your decision-making and be an ambassador for the Hanover values.

Key competencies required:
  • Experience of working with leaseholders and/or homeowners within the housing sector
  • Significant experience in customer service, or a customer focused field
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage with a diverse range of individuals and build positive, long lasting relationships
  • Solid people management skills, with a willingness to grow and develop others
  • Be comfortable in an environment that promotes organisational change and transformation
  • An awareness of relevant legislation  
Who we are

Hanover employs more than 900 people throughout England. We are an inclusive employer and our investment in you is recognised by our award for Investors in People.

At Hanover we believe in values. We are Honest, Connected, Positive, Courageous, Respectful and Inclusive. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.

What we offer

We believe in supporting you, and have a range of lifestyle benefits to ensure a good work-life balance, and a positive sense of wellbeing. Our attractive packages include:

  • 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays) and 1.5 company allocated days (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Option to take up to 10 days unpaid leave per year (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Contributory pension scheme, with employer contributions and non-contributory life assurance
  • Family friendly policies, including enhanced maternity and paternity pay, childcare vouchers and flexible working patterns
  • O2 and Microsoft Office discounts for staff
  • A commitment to growing you through training, professional qualification support and individual development plans
About the role
  • View full job description
  • Position offered on a one year fixed term contract
  • Salary: £38,600 plus £3,000 car allowance per annum including London allowance
  • Location: Covering north and north west London, base location to be discussed with the successful appointee
  • Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Hanover and Anchor are currently in talks around merging. To find out more, visit our proposed merger pages.

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