Planned Works Manager - East

Salary:  £64,980 per annum

Location:  Saffron Walden/Home Based

Hours: 35 hours per week

We are looking for a qualified, highly motivated and experienced Planned Works Manager to join our East Region Property Team.

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Planned Works Team within our East Region. You will be responsible for managing and overseeing the delivery of planned works both through the managing a Team of Surveyors and directly managing complex projects yourself.  

You will also be responsible for ensuring legislative/regulatory compliance, customer consultation and delivery within the approved budget. You will also work with the Property Director to develop future programmes and assist with internal and external audits and ensure implementation of recommendations made.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, take a look at the job description.

About You:

Working closely with other teams within the organisation you will have exceptional organisational skills and proven experience of managing and coordinating multiple priorities effectively and on time.

You will have excellent written communication and report writing skills, writing and reviewing specification, tender and contract documents, value for money statements and policies/procedures.

You will also:

  • be a Chartered Member of the RICS or equivalent with a HNC, HND or Degree level qualification
  • have an understanding of building construction, building pathology with experience diagnosing defects and specifying remedial works
  • be an excellent people manager, with proven experience managing a remote team
  • have good knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation including CDM, Fire and Building Safety

Benefits to Support You

We want to support both your personal and professional development and have a range of training opportunities to help you achieve this. Our other benefits include 26 days annual leave (increasing to a maximum of 28 days with service), plus 1.5 days complimentary leave per year, online discount schemes, car leasing scheme, Pension, Employee Assistance programme, Health cash plan, plus many more.

We’re all about being flexible and believe work is a thing you do, not a place you go. This role is hybrid-based and split between home working and our office near Saffron Walden, Essex 1-2 days per week. Other travel is also required to meet customers, colleagues and stakeholders.

About Us

We’re an award winning, leading rural housing provider managing 7,500 sustainable, affordable homes so there’s always a new and exciting project happening at Hastoe, while our regular all-staff get togethers will allow you to connect and develop great relationships with your colleagues across the company.

How to apply

Please send your CV and supporting statement to by 5:00p.m. on Saturday 10th June 2023

Please note, CVs sent without a supporting statement will not be considered. 

Your supporting statement should include:

  • Your motivations for applying for the role
  • How you meet the person spec
  • What attracts you to work for a Housing Association / what you enjoy about currently working for a Housing Association


Annual leave
Family friendly policies and benefits

26 days + 1.5 days complimentary leave + the option to purchase additional leave.

Employer contribution of 5%, giving a total combined contribution of 8% of salary (minimum employee contribution of 3%).

  • Flexible working
  • Discounts for local shops, restaurants and gym membership
  • Cycle and Car Leasing Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice service)
  • Health Cash Plan (a type of health insurance)

For more information about the role or enquiries about the application process please contact the HR Team at

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