Trainee Partnerships Officer

Location : Name
Vistry Division
Partnerships Division
Contract Type
Permanent - Full Time
Site Posting Location
Coleshill, Warwickshire / Bristol, Avon / Brentwood Essex

Role Overview

In a Nutshell…

We have a exciting opportunity for a Trainee Partnerships Officer to join Vistry Group at our office in Kent. As our Trainee Partnerships Officer you will provide support to the wider Affordable Housing team and gain experience across an array of partnership activities and practice whilst gaining experience, training and relevant qualifications to further your professional career. Working with internal and external stakeholders to deliver new homes and building strong communities.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Completion of a Business Administration Apprenticeship Level 3
  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…


In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • 4 GCSEs A-C/4-9. Two of these should be Maths and English.
  • A minimum of a Level 3/BTEC Diploma/2 A Levels
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident at engaging with our stakeholders with a professional communication style
  • Able to build and maintain relationships with both internal and external partners
  • Strong IT skills and experience of using computers, preferably Excel, Power Projects & Word
  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • Full UK driving licence (desirable)


More about the Trainee Partnerships Officer role…

  • Provide administrative support to the Affordable Housing department
  • Liaise with partners to obtain offers on new homes
  • Maintaining schedules and assist with reporting processes
  • Carry out general administrative duties
  • Working across internal stakeholders including Planning and Technical Teams
  • Proactively engage in stakeholder relationships with local external stakeholders, resident representatives and others to understand local challenges, emerging issues in project design and development.
  • Maintain relationships with local and regional bodies and support the Affordable Housing Team
  • Support the Affordable Housing Team in potential opportunities, developing proposals for new projects and build related partnerships.
  • Manage and monitor the efficacy of projects to ensure that outcomes are met and impact evidenced


Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.




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