Maintenance and Project Coordinator

Posted 21 November 2022

Job description

The Housing Foundation is a charitable trust that delivers affordable housing options for working New Zealand households who are finding it difficult to buy a secure, warm, dry home. Established in 2001, Housing Foundation has project managed and financed the construction of over 900 homes since 2007 and also housed hundreds of families working closely with government agencies, iwi and community organisations and are determined to continue to relieve poverty by providing or assisting with the provision of affordable housing for low-income persons and households in New Zealand.
Due to continued growth the Housing Foundation is now recruiting a Maintenance Project Coordinator to support the development team on the portfolio of housing projects based in Auckland.
The role will be reporting to the Senior Development Manager and will provide administration support for the delivery of  healthy homes mainly in Auckland and elsewhere in New Zealand.

The role is part time minimum 3 days a week. The hours and days in which the role can be done over a week is negotiable. 

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out administration activities for development projects including the management of consent applications, document registers, engineering certifications, document control etc.
  • Coordinate project activity to support the project teams in procurement and delivery.
  • Manage the process of receiving properties from contractors and ensure that all certification, compliance and warranty documents have been supplied.
  • Manage the process of handing over properties which includes preparing handover manuals, schedules of maintenance and warranties as well as coordinating final maintenance inspections by specialised contractors.
  • Manage the 90-day defect liability period to ensure properties are free of defects after completion by compiling defects lists and ensuring contractors address them within an appropriate timeframe
  • Coordination of property maintenance queries raised by households and assign them to the appropriate contractor managing timeframes, budgets and disruption to households.
To be considered for this great opportunity the ideal candidate will come from a project administration/coordination background but other relevant experience is being considered.

You will also have:
  • Previous experience in either property or construction would be desirable.
  • Strong process management/administration experience.
  • Strong people management from liaising with external contractors to dealing with senior management, other employees and clients.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to produce reports.
  • High level organisational skills, focus and attention to detail are essential.
  • Someone with a good attitude who is keen to learn new systems.
The successful candidate will be joining a motivated and talented team that are collectively committed to creating neighbourhoods and places that people, families, and communities will be proud to be part of.
If your someone who is passionate with helping those within the lower socio-economic circumstance and committed to help provide affordable housing and households in New Zealand, then please apply with your CV attached to register your interest.
If you require more information, please contact Matt Donnelly on 0220197808. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.