West Malling, Kent
Orbit is a fantastic business and one that’s really going places.
Orbit was formed in 1967 with the aim of providing good-quality housing for people who would otherwise not be able to afford to buy their own home.
Over 50 years later, we’re one of the leading housing providers in the UK. Our services have diversified, our housing portfolio has expanded, and our reputation as an innovator within our sector has grown. But one thing that has never changed. Our belief in people and what they can achieve.
Your role at Orbit.
We are recruiting a New Homes Sales Manager to join Orbit Homes in the South East of England. With an established track record delivering over 10,000 homes to date and ambition to build a further 6,500 new homes before 2025, Orbit is one of the country’s major housing developers.
Orbit has both the funding and ambition to significantly grow our market sales and shared ownership numbers in the South East of England, building significant communities in high demand areas. You’ll be part of a highly effective regional team driving sales and customer satisfaction with the ability to influence direction and decision making as part of a people focussed, positive and engaging culture.
As the Sales Manager you’ll enjoy a role delivering maximum value for your developments, developing and engaging your teams and creating strategic direction for upcoming developments in your area.
The Sales Manager will ensure a consistent approach and set up of all on site sales services, offices, show homes and have key involvement in marketing collateral to monitor, meet and achieve all agreed targets. You will also promote the Orbit Homes brand working alongside the internal marketing team across all tenures to maximise exposure in the market.
You and your team will be responsible for advertising and marketing Orbits developments, manage sales leads and deliver a comprehensive and customer focussed sales service to achieve sales at the appropriate price.
You will partner with the site construction teams to ensure the timely delivery of properties in achieving target legal completion dates and in ensuring that all site sales offices and show homes fit for onsite presentations and viewings. You’ll regularly attend site to ensure a full understanding of the developments, sales issues and performance and re-evaluate the strategy for sites behind sales targets.
What will help you make a difference.
You will be a proven Sales Manager in the new homes arena that is innovative in your approach and prides themselves on creating a team spirit that strives for excellence and creating the right outcomes for our customers, developments and colleagues.
We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain great people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of background, age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, religious belief, faith or disability. As part of our Armed Forces Covenant commitment, we welcome ex-services professionals to consider career opportunities at Orbit.
Rewarding your contribution.
For those who want or need more of a work life balance our view is that this role is suitable for WorkSmart. This means we would consider a more flexible working arrangement, where your hours and work location are managed according to business, customer and personal needs. Agile working arrangements will be discussed during the interview process.
Some of our core benefits include:
* Car allowance £5,400
* Group bonus incentive opportunity up to 20%
* 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the “Orbit day”
* Private medical insurance
* Excellent contributory pension scheme
* Life assurance
* A great pick and mix of flexible benefits including the option to buy and sell holiday and much more
Our culture and purpose.
We know that great people are central to achieving our ambitions and as such we want everyone to have a voice and make a positive difference. We are proud to be a Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for, this demonstrates we place people at the heart of everything we do. We continue to create a culture that celebrates diversity and an environment where everyone feels able to contribute towards achieving together.
We support our colleagues to be at their best through our wellbeing programme #ThisIsMe, our corporate learning programme, opportunities for professional development, our innovative approaches to making the world and our homes a greener place and our leading reward and recognition package. Because of this our people tell us Orbit is a great place to work for.
At Orbit, our people are enthusiastic and passionate about making a real difference to our customers and communities. We are one team where everyone is connected and encouraged to have the freedom to think differently.
Each year we build many new affordable homes and manage a total portfolio of around 45,000 properties. Over 100,000 people live in an Orbit home and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and thrive. We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.
Work for Orbit. Believe in people.
We have so much more that we’d like to share with you so please submit your CV demonstrating the value you could bring to Orbit. Click the link to apply:
We put the safeguarding of our customers, colleagues and contractors at the heart of everything we do and as such, certain roles will be subject to a DBS check.
Application deadline: 17 October 2021