First Ark




Now is an exciting time to join the First Ark Group and help us make an impact and create success that changes people's lives. We have lots of job opportunities across the business which means you can use your skills and expertise to be part of the impact in a variety of ways - take a look at the roles we are hiring for.

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Quantity Surveyor

To provide a quantity surveying service to the Investment Programme team with a focus on continuing service improvement by the application of the principles of value for money.


To provide advice, guidance and practical input to assist in the development of works specifications. Analysis of tender returns based on cost, quality and value for money.


To assist the Investment Programme Manager to monitor expenditure against forecasted budgets and provide accurate information and proposals for budget profiling, including investigating areas of high cost, inefficiencies and poor performance.

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Project Manager

To project manage investment and compliance works, acting as client in all aspects of delivery from project specification through to completion.


To effectively contract manage KHT’s delivery partner on all investment and compliance projects.


To support the Investment Programme Manager in effectively delivering a programme of investment by regularly updating on projects as they progress, paying particular attention to monitoring any risk relating to cost or timescales.


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Care & Repair Assessor Handyperson

To contribute to the provision of an effective and efficient handyperson service, by providing a repair and adaptation service for older and/or vulnerable residents.


To work as part of the Care & Repair staff team in a professional and flexible manner that meets the demands of all older and/or vulnerable residents.

 As part of Care & Repairs commitment to maintain the safety and well being of clients, all employees are required to use all their aptitudes and skills, and be responsible and accountable and contribute fully, by all appropriate means, to providing the all round best service to clients.


The post-holder will be required to undertake work in an efficient, economic and effective manner, both in teams and as individuals to provide a continuously improving service to customers.


This position is subject to enhanced clearance from the Criminal Records Bureau 


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Business Manager- Data & Systems

  • Accountable for ensuring all asset and compliance data is comprehensive, accurate, auditable and can be used to report on all regulatory and statutory obligations.
  • To set the asset data and system policy and standards for the Group that are aimed at ensuring mandatory health & safety, regulatory and security standards are met.
  • To provide clear leadership, guidance and support that will ensure targets are achieved and ensure our focus is on performance management.
  • Accountable for the implementation and processing of asset and compliance systems to ensure compliance delivery.
  • Work closely across all business areas, contractor partners and supply chain to ensure high standards of delivery are realised with an open, fair and collaborative approach that delivers the best Value for Money / social outcomes for the assets team and wider business objectives.

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Business Partner - Safety, Health & Environment - 1527

To support the Head of Safety, Health and Environment to lead and manage safety across the whole of First Ark Group with particular focus on Construction Safety, keeping up to date with all current legislation. To develop and promote safety, health & environment best practice, ensuring the Company complies with current safety, health and environment legislation, approved codes of practice and guidance in relation to employment and service provision.

To work proactively with managers to establish and maintain safe systems of work and a safe environment for colleagues and whom may be affected by our business activities.  To work with colleagues to create and maintain an effective safety culture within Vivark. To establish and maintain good working relationships with the key regulators (Health and Safety Executive, local authorities), contractors, public, tenants, and other stakeholders to ensure all contribute to a safe workplace.

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Advisor - Housing (1581)

To provide support and guidance to First Ark customers in order to create and maintain sustainable tenancies in line with Group objectives.


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Personal Assistant

To provide effective and comprehensive secretarial support to Executive Directors which will allow them to make the best use of their time.  Deliver a consistent service with the highest regard for discretion and confidentiality.

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