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Project Co-Ordinator (Governance)

  • Employer - Karbon Homes
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Housing
  • Location: - Gosforth, Newburn or Stanley
  • Salary - £26,954 per annum
  • Duration - Contract
  • Hours - Full time | 37 hours per week
  • Closing date - Ongoing

Job Description

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Job description

 Make a difference at Karbon as a Project Co-Ordinator (Governance)  

Are you looking for a challenge and the opportunity to develop your career? Are you looking to develop experience in governance, projects, risk or data quality in social housing? If so, and you’d like to work in a friendly team in a forward-thinking organisation with a strong social purpose, our exciting new Graduate role of Governance and Risk Project Co-Ordinator could be just what you’re looking for. 

About Karbon 

At Karbon we build, manage and look after affordable homes for people across the North. And then we go further, we give them the strong foundations they need to crack on with life. Our footprint covers the North East of England and Yorkshire, with almost 30,000 homes across diverse communities. 

Some customers just need an affordable home, or a way onto the property ladder. Others might need a bit more – financial advice, community services, sheltered accommodation or training that can lead to a new job. Whatever people need to feel more secure, confident and happy with where they’re at, we work our heart out to provide it.  

By combining a sound business head with a strong social heart and staying true to our values, we hope to build strong foundations for even more people. 

About the role 

You’ll support the delivery of a range of strategic projects that will really make a difference in an exciting, fast paced organisation. The role offers an exciting opportunity to use your education, strengths and passion to make an immediate contribution to a multi-functional team, working across an effective and inclusive organisation at a period of great change within the social housing sector, and at the same time as learning and creating the foundation for an exciting career in your chosen area. 

Although some travel to our key office locations will be required, there will also be opportunities to work flexibly including home/hybrid working. 

About you 

You’ll wow us with your enthusiasm and demonstrate that you have the ability, attitude and interpersonal skills to build strong and effective relationships with colleagues and customers and support the work of the wider directorate. 

You’ll have good organisation, time management and ICT skills. You’ll be keen to build your understanding of governance, projects, risk, information governance or housing. You’ll have good attention to detail and be keen to develop your skills, knowledge and experience within a hugely varied role in the organisation. 

About our team 

You’ll join our incredible Governance and Integration Directorate who deliver a wide range of important functions and services to support the daily operations of Karbon Homes. You’ll report to Scott, our Information Governance and Data Quality Manager, who joined Karbon in 2022 after working in other housing organisation across the north east. Scott is passionate about making a difference to our customers, communities and colleagues and we are looking for someone who shares this passion. 

If you require further information about the role, please contact Scott by email at  

About the GEM Programme 

We’re really keen to support your personal and professional development and we’ve partnered with the GEM Programme, an award-winning development programme which is nationally recognised for its outstanding work in building careers in housing. You’ll be involved in inspiring developmental opportunities across a 12-month period and have unrivalled opportunities to build your networks with other GEMs, sector leaders and those who make and influence policy at national level. 

To find out more please visit the GEM Programme website here

 Key Information  

It’s important to us that everyone feels fairly rewarded for the work they do. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that supports the wellbeing of our people.  

  • Governance and Risk Projects Co-Ordinator (Graduate Role) – Fixed Term for 24 months 
  • Salary is £26,495 per annum 
  • Generous benefits package 
  • Location: Gosforth, Newburn or Stanley 
  • 37 Hours per week with some homeworking/flexible working available 

We recognise the contribution people with criminal records can make as colleagues and welcome applications. A criminal record will not exclude a candidate from being appointed because of offences that are irrelevant to and do not place them at or make them a risk in the role you're applying for. 

The role you're applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (ROA). The successful candidate(s) will be asked to submit a basic disclosure and barring check application during pre-employment checks. 

Enjoy great benefits 

We provide a generous benefits package including 26 days annual leave on commencement rising to 31 days after 3 years’ service, birthday leave, occupational pension and a health cash plan, with the option of a flexible pot towards enhanced benefits. 

We also provide our colleagues with the opportunity to apply for qualification funding on a range of courses, conferences, and other learning events.  

Our commitment to Equality and Diversity 

We are committed to equality and diversity and are an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.  Any candidate with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the post will be guaranteed an interview. 

If you need a reasonable adjustment to apply for any of our career opportunities, then please contact 

Contact information


We hope to hear from you! Please send your application (CV and a Personal Statement telling us why this role excites you) to our partner organisation Centre for Partnership, who will be managing the initial selection stages on our behalf. Please send to 


How to apply

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