Part Exchange Adviser - Part Time (7.5 hours per day / 3 days per week Monday to Wednesday)

North East
Hours Per Week:
Vacancy Type:
12 Dec 2021
Salary Details:
What you'll be doing?

The Sales & Marketing team look after our customers and help them through one of the most important parts of their lives; finding and buying a new home. We pride ourselves on putting customers first, and sales and marketing are a key part in making that vision a reality. Our Sales & Marketing teams, both locally and nationally, work together to make sure we’re showing people the perfect home for them. There’s a wide variety of roles that include building and maintaining websites, running marketing campaigns, answering customers’ questions, being on hand to guide and support them through the purchase and personalisation of their brand new home; and of course making sure they’re happy after they’ve bought. Some of the team work on-site in sales and marketing showrooms, and others support from the office but at its core the team are here to make sure customers are getting what they need from us and finding the perfect home.

Reporting to the Part Exchange Manager or Sales Director, to manage all part exchange properties both on the buy in and sale on to our customers’ satisfaction, whilst endeavouring to maximise returns on re-sales.

You will be expected to:

  • Update internal computer systems.
  • To manage solicitors with legal conveyance to purchase PX houses.
  • Reporting to Sales Director, PX managers and site staff on progress of PX house purchase.
  • Home visits to discuss criteria with our customers, compromise on any issues of fixtures and fittings etc.
  • Check through solicitor’s legal reports including, searches, plans, section agreements, building regulations etc., for presenting to Sales director for sign off.
    Manage corporate agents on re-sale houses for updates and negotiate accordingly.
  • Vacation reporting, check properties and take meter readings etc. ensure keys are passed onto agents.
  • Arrange any remedial works needed on unsold properties, or any enhancement required to sell them and maintain them.
  • Visit vacant properties on a regular basis to ensure safe and in good condition, book any garden tidies or cleans etc.
What you'll need?

To be successful in the role, we are looking for:

  • Well organised.
  • Excellent knowledge of the legal buying process.
  • Experience in property resale/management preferable
  • Negotiation, influencing and ‘deal-making’ skills.
  • Self-disciplined with good time management.
  • Good inter-personal skills and ability to deal with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Self-confident, decisive, problem solver and forward thinker.
  • Full driving license.
Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder twelve years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.

We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.

As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Company Car or Cash Allowance
  • 25 days’ holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years’ continuous service up to 28 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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