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Job Description

Continuous Improvement Manager
Gosforth Park Way, Newcastle.
Permanent, Full time (37.5 hpw)
Salary £28,500 - £42,000 per annum

Continuous improvement to deliver brilliant performance. That’s when it hits home.
This is an excellent chance for you to join us as a Continuous Improvement manager within our Service Improvement team here at Home Group. Our team delivers change into our Operation (consisting of Supported, Rented, Home Ownership, and Maintenance) here at Home Group, helping the organisation to achieve its strategic goals.

It’s a really exciting time to join Home Group.  We are currently undergoing a significant period of growth and change that will enable us to build more homes, independence and aspirations – the vision that underpins our five-year strategy. Our ambition to be market leaders in New Models of Care, build 10,000 new homes and significantly increase our digital capability is in the hands of our brilliant people like you.  We’re delivering a new end to end customer experience to support an enhanced customer offer and digital ways of working.

And did we mention that we rank No. 27 in the UK’s Best Large Places to Work due to our fantastic culture?!

You will lead change owners through the design and delivery of continuous improvement initiatives. Further to that, you’ll apply continuous improvement tools and techniques to deliver real demonstrable benefit to our organisation and its Customers.

You’ll be working alongside Mel who is our brilliant Continuous Improvement Lead, who is passionate about making a difference to customers and colleagues, loves nothing more than challenging the status quo, a bit of live music, and making great memories with friends and family! You’ll also be working with Jo, our experienced Continuous Improvement Manager, as well as colleagues across the Service Improvement Team and wider organisation.

To be brilliant you’ll exude a real passion for change and applying continuous improvement methods, tools, and techniques, being innovative in using data and insights to solve problems, in pursuit of delivering real value to our organisation and its Customers. You’ll identify opportunities for improvement whilst working collaboratively with colleagues to help us achieve our organisations collective goals.

If you don’t have your lean Six Sigma green belt, you will be able to show us that you have significant experience of delivering a continuous improvement portfolio of work.

You’ll travel regionally and national on a regular basis, so if you drive and have access to your own vehicle that’s a bonus!

So if you want to do great things in a brilliant change team and work for an organisation that really makes a difference… join us at Home Group!

What’s on offer?
There’s lots! Including: competitive salaries, performance related pay, a contributory occupational money-purchase pension scheme with life assurance and long term disability insurance, 25 days paid holiday a year rising by 1 day per year up to 30 days, with the ability to purchase an extra 5 days, salary sacrifice schemes including cycle, car and technology, heavily discounted AA membership, gyms and savings on high street stores, holidays and restaurants amongst many others.

You’ll also get the latest IT kit which includes you being issued with a surface pro tablet and smart phone. We also offer a casual dress code!

Working flexibly
It’s the team’s unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day or use your flexi to take the time off. Our focus is on getting the job done, not your working hours!

Want to know more?
If you’re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the Continuous Improvement Manager job description  , and learn all about us on the about Home Group pages.  We’ve also got these brilliant videos that show you all about working at Home Group! If you would prefer to have a chat about the role first, then contact us on our Home Group Careers Facebook page.

To Apply
Just upload your CV and really importantly, your covering letter (don’t forget to attach this, as we really want to know more about you!) We’ve also got some great templates to help you (if you need them).  

Make yourself at Home
We have a big role to play in tackling prejudice and discrimination.  We want you to be yourself at Home Group and we value everything that makes you unique.  We recognise and celebrate your differences and together we can make Home Group a special and great place to work!
Work Locations: Newcastle upon Tyne (Gosforth Park Way) 2 Gosforth Park Way Gosforth Business Park Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8ET

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