Contracts Officer (Property Services)

Job Information

Salary: £28,800 - £31,998 p.a plus car allowance

Contract Type: Full Time, Fixed Term (2 years)

Hours: 37 per week (open to Job Share)

Location: Based Hailsham, East Sussex with field/home working


The Housing Service is looking for an enthusiastic Contracts Officer to complete a small technical team responsible for the repair, maintenance and modernisation of the Council’s housing stock.

You will be responsible for the contract administration and management of our service providers for a range of work streams and also some design and procurement functions. This includes all mechanical & electrical matters, improvements through programmes of work, cyclical maintenance and responsive repairs, with a focus on ensuring compliance.

It is essential that you possess an HNC in Building or equivalent, preferably with experience in all aspects of pre and post contract property maintenance works within a Social Housing environment. It’s also essential that you are highly computer literate, have strong administrative skills and are able to communicate with others in a clear and informative way. If you are enthusiastic, highly motivated and meet these requirements, then we would like to hear from you.

As a flexible employer we are happy to consider some home working where possible.

We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and discounted leisure centre membership.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment. We value the differences that people bring from all backgrounds and communities and all applications will be treated on merit.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the majority of our staff are continuing to work from home at present. Therefore, if you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact us via email where possible at

Job Description

Closing Date: 08/12/2021

Interview Date: 15th / 16th December 2021

Post Number: D4015