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Social Value Coordinator KMH/YW/954

Keepmoat Homes is a fast growing top 10 UK housebuilder. We design and build quality homes and create places where people want to live.

Our investment and participation helps transform communities and improves the lives of local people. We have a national presence combined with local knowledge and expertise in all aspects of housing – from finance, design and planning, to developing and building. Our comprehensive skills and capabilities give us a wider perspective across the whole housing lifecycle and we create lower risk ways of building homes people need.

For more than 90 years our work has been absolutely visible to local communities so being part of the community is in our DNA. We hire local suppliers and tradespeople and work with local communities to make sure that our plans meet their needs.

Job description

Main Purpose of the Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Value Coordinator to join us as a member of the Land and Partnerships function for our Yorkshire West region, based from our regional head office in Leeds with travel to partner and community engagements as required.

The main purpose of the Social Value Coordinator is to support the Land and Partnerships Director with objectives, targets, and commitments for the regional Social Value Strategy.  They will provide advice and assistance in the development of future social value activities and outcomes within bid submissions.  This role, in conjunction with Land and Partnerships Managers, will identify partnership opportunities with local organisations to develop and deliver social value priorities and activities and record and report social value achievements to the regional Land and Partnership function and Group Sustainability function as required.

The successful candidate will build relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders, including Keepmoat’s supply chain partners, residents of our developments and external community organisations. A key part of this role will be working with external organisations to develop and deliver a range of employment and skills activities within the construction sector including careers advice and guidance, site visits, work experience, apprenticeships, graduates, and other on site and office-based initiatives.

Skills, knowledge & experience

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who shares our values to make a difference to the Social Value agenda for the region;

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about social value and promoting the Keepmoat brand and wider construction industry.
  • Straightforward and socially minded but underlined by a key commercial awareness, with experience working within a social value capacity. 
  • Creative, flexible and adaptable, with experience in coordinating and supporting projects with a range of stakeholders.
  • Collaborative and confident, an excellent verbal and written communicator with willingness to work both alone and as part of a team, including people from all sectors of the community.

Education & qualifications

Essential:

Full UK driving licence (car or car allowance is included) with the ability to work within a large geographical area to work extended hours at times when required, this will include occasional evening and weekend working.

Desirable

Experience of working in the housing and/or construction sectors.

Demonstrable awareness of the wider sustainability and social impact agenda.

If this sounds like you, please apply now. As the above is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, for more information including a full job description and person specification, please contact [email protected]

Why work for us?

At Keepmoat Homes we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers.

  • Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year.
  • Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance.
  • Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out.
  • Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.
  • Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

Our values

Our values are the foundation for our vision, the cornerstone of our culture and the benchmark for our achievement.

  • Straightforward - We get the job done in the most efficient and effective way. We are friendly, open and honest. It’s about being respectful and working in a transparent and honest way.
  • Collaborative - We work together in partnership to deliver the very best customer experience. Partnership working is key to our business. We work collaboratively to deliver the best results possible.
  • Passionate -  We care about what we do. We put pride and energy into delivering results. It’s important to us to do a good job.
  • Creative - We are proactive, flexible and resourceful. We listen, learn and deliver solutions. We don’t offer a one size fits all solution; we are flexible and will tailor our services to our customers’ needs.

Reference: KMH/YE/954
Hours: 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday
Location: Leeds, LS12 6AN
Employer: Keepmoat Homes, North West
Job type: Permanent, Full Time
Closing date: 16/04/2024

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