• Salary:
    £26,000 - £28,000
  • Location:
    Basingstoke , Blandford , Bristol, Christchurch, Location Flexible, Thatcham - Greenham Hub
  • Vacancy type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    29 May 2024

Are you well organised and enjoy providing an excellent service to customers and colleagues? Do you enjoy working in a busy and varied role?

We are currently looking for a Coordinator to join our Support Services Team supporting our Supply Chain division. You'll be working from our Head Office Basingstoke on a 12 month fixed term basis.

About Sovereign Network Group (SNG)

We are thrilled to have joined forces with Network Homes in October 2023, which now places us as the 6th largest housing association in the UK. Sovereign and Network Homes have come together as SNG (Sovereign Network Group) – an organisation that takes the best of both and makes it even better.

The Role

Reporting into the Supply Chain Manager you will lead within your locality or compliance area on the coordination of van stock, material sourcing and waste management, working closely with our providers to ensure a smooth delivery.

Coordinate the contracted services, making sure they are delivered to agreed processes, training standards, levels of performance and quality throughout Property Services.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Source materials for the delivery teams and enhance the “right first time” performance outcomes.
  • Responsible for monitoring the performance targets and working with key stakeholders to ensure they are achieved, demonstrating drive and energy.
  • Work in partnership with the Systems Team to manage the interface for van stock and core stock ordering solutions.
  • Link into the Systems Team to provide appropriate training to trades and key stakeholders for the correct utilisation of the relevant van stock software and the processes
  • Review material and waste procedures, performing assurance checks on processes, monitoring the usage via the software and re-train / update where necessary.
  • Experience of using computer systems, for example Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint & Visio, Uniclass, Agresso
  • Own and Maintain Van stock templates for operatives based in localities or compliance teams
  • Analysis of supplier data to provide insight, trends, and recommendations to the business for continuous improvement
  • Day to day management of supplier product catalogue, including the management of price increases, additions and removals, systemic maintenance, and the sign off process.

What we look for

Ideally you will understand supply chain management in a building environment or have worked within a similar role.

  • Solid experience in administration within a busy customer focused role
  • The ability to communicate and negotiate effectively both with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring longevity in partnerships
  • Analytical and good problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • The ability to be self-motivated, highly organised and ability to manage your own workload, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills including sound knowledge of preparing presentations and using pivot tables

Rewards package

  • £450 yearly flexible benefit pot to use against benefits of your choice
  • 25 Days Holiday (pro rata + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
  • Chance to buy or sell holiday as part of our flexible benefits package
  • Generous company pension scheme, matched up to 12%
  • Flexible working
  • Recognition scheme
  • Wellbeing discounts

At Sovereign Network Group, we are passionate about inclusion for all and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. We encourage applications from all. We believe that diverse talent makes us stronger.



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