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Property Transaction Officer

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Job Introduction

Job Title:  Property Transaction Officer

Salary Banding:  £19,580 - £24,575

Job Location:  North West Homebased

Contract Duration:  Permanent

Hours (weekly): 35 (Monday to Friday)

Your Housing Group has an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Transaction Officer.  You will be homebased but will live within a reasonable travelling distance of our Head Office in Birchwood, Warrington to attend meetings and training when required. 

As a Commercial Transaction Officer, you will be required to facilitate the Group’s Right to Buy and Right to Acquire sales, staircasing sales, and assignments.  You will be liaising with customers, internal colleagues, surveyors and solicitors, and providing advice and support on legal aspects of the Group’s landholdings, including site set up’s, disputes, boundary issues, deeds of variation, grant of easements, leases etc.

The Commercial Transaction Team provides a Group service to Your Housing Group’s internal and external customers; administering the sales process in respect of Shared Ownership Assignments (Re-Sales), Staircasing, Right to Buy, Right to Acquire and some land sales on behalf of the Group. 

You will be required to build and maintain positive and productive relationships with partners through which we deliver and receive services, ensuring they meet the needs of lease agreements, legislation and are good value for money e.g. valuers, Estate Agents, Solicitors etc.

It’s a given, as a Commercial Transaction Officer, you have experience in conveyancing, land ownership and property transactions and you have previously worked within a complex organisation, ideally in the charitable or public sector.

You will provide high quality, well-judged and informed advice on conveyancing, property transactions and Land Registry queries.  Naturally, you’ll be the “go-to” person for all land ownership and property transaction matters.  We will help you to develop knowledge of new areas of law, if required, to enable you to become an internal point of expertise.

As a Commercial Transaction Officer, you will have….

  • experience of maintaining positive working relationships with internal / external stakeholders
  • experience of facilitating the Right to Buy and Right to Acquire for a Registered Provider
  • excellent Customer Service Skills and attention to detail
  • the ability to interpret complex information e.g. leases and transfer agreements
  • knowledge of leasehold legislation in particular Landlord and Tenant Acts 1985 / 1987 and Common hold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002.
  • fantastic customer service skills

In addition to the above you will embrace the culture of continuous improvement to support Value for Money throughout the organisation and have a passion for doing things right first time.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer benefits of up to 25 days annual leave, increasing with length of service, pension scheme matched to 8% and a cash back healthcare plan, to name just a few!

Your Housing Group is a new generation of housing provider, working efficiently and effectively to build as many quality houses as possible, thereby playing its part in solving the national housing crisis. With over 28,300 homes across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands, the business has a large portfolio of retirement living developments and an innovative private rental offer in Nuvu.

Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.   

                Closing date:  15th June 2021

Should we receive a high number of applications, we may close this vacancy earlier than the date indicated above, therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for tenants or anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property.  It also operates the scheme for any applicants who declare they have a disability. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role as set out in the role profile will be guaranteed an interview.  Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified.  YHG1

Your Housing Group

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