Commercial Officer

Barnstaple, Devon
£28,685 per annum
01 Aug 2022
15 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £28,685 per annum - plus benefits

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon


The Role

We are looking to recruit a Commercial Officer to join our Development Team to support the management of our commercial premises and non-social housing stock. You will be dealing with all legal, compliance and regulatory matters regarding our commercial interests, which supports our wider charitable objectives.


The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Supporting the Right to Buy & Right to Acquire sales processes for North Devon Homes including the preparation of statutory notices and Land Registry Compliant certificates

  • Coordinating and managing the legal process of approved land and property sales; liaising with solicitors, estate agents and purchasers

  • Managing the leasehold and freehold service charge administration, consultation, charging and invoicing process

  • Managing and overseeing the process for administering security and legal charges in terms of mortgage, security trustee or external financing requirements

  • Managing the administration of our stock and asset records, property and boundary plans and dealing with commercial property and land enquiries


About You

  • You will have a passion for property, ideally with knowledge of land or property law

  • You will thrive in a regulated environment and enjoy meeting challenging deadlines

  • You will have experience in administering land or property issues and will understand the importance of attention to detail

  • You will have experience of working within a customer focused environment, have excellent communication skills with an ability to manage challenging conversations

  • You will be IT literate with a desire and ability to learn and utilise new technologies



  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • 7% Employer contribution Pension

  • Cash Plan of up to £1400 per year

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • Health & Wellbeing Support

  • Family Friendly Policies

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Tech Scheme

  • Refer a Friend Scheme


For further information and to apply please visit:


Applications must include a completed North Devon Homes application form and supporting statement or a CV and supporting statement.


The successful candidate will be required to complete a Basic DBS check.


Closing date: 9:00am, 15th August 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 15th August 2022


We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. As part of this commitment, we operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role to which they have applied.


We request that all applications are submitted with a completed Equality & Diversity Form.

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