An exciting opportunity has risen to be part of the Housing Options Accommodation Procurement Team

You will be part of a team that procures and inspects accommodation for homeless households and care leavers.

As part of this role, your main duties and responsibilities will be to work alongside Through Care Services, the Children’s Placement Team, Commissioning Services and other partners and stakeholders, ensuring that properties procured are of good quality, affordable, suitable and compliant in line with legislation and that inspections are carried out in a professional and timely manner.

You should have good negotiation skills and be able to provide high level expert advice to the different teams and stakeholders regarding costs associated with accommodation and any follow up work/recommendations following inspections. 

In applying for this post, it is essential that you have a driving license and you will be required to carry out inspections to void and occupied properties on a regular basis, which includes but not limited to commissioned services and hostel/hotel accommodation. Procurement and inspection of properties and establishments will be both in and outside of Tower Hamlets.

You should also have good experience of managing data and providing accurate and concise reports as and when required.

(fixed-term contract for 9 months, with the possibility of a further extension until March

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