Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Housing Provider
  • Year established:
    1967
  • Website:
    http://www.orbit.org.uk
  • Contact
    • Orbit, Garden Court, Harry Weston Road, Binley Business Park, Binley, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 2SU

About Orbit Group Ltd

Orbit Group provide housing and they are a commercial organisation with a strong social purpose. They provide high quality, good value homes for rent or to buy to thousands of customers in the Midlands, the east of England and the South East.

One of their core values is innovation - they take the opportunity to improve and learn and enjoy working together to solve problems. They value the knowledge, skills, ideas and capabilities their people bring to the company, and together they work to create inspirational teams that are committed to being the best.

Working with an external provider, they provide three management development programmes including ‘Leading Our Future’, for Heads of Service/Middle Managers, ‘Managing Our Future’ for Entry Level Managers and an aspiring managers (and graduate) programme.

They build 2,000 homes every year and have a portfolio of 42,000 properties - so far they have invested £3.8 million in the communities they work in.


What is it like to work for Orbit Group Ltd

My Manager
My Manager
They encourage leaders to build genuine relationships with their team to ensure that everyone has a manager they feel actually connected to, with whom they can be open and honest about any challenges or issues they are facing.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
They have an innovative approach to team building, with departments building Lego models in teams to improve communication skills, delivering drumming sessions to build team rhythm, and encouraging the IT department to take part in interactive treasure hunts around the city centre.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
They reward their employees with the ‘Stars in Orbit’ scheme, which is an online portal accessible on the company intranet that enables people to send e-cards recognising superb work, action and going above and beyond. There is often a small award of £10-£25.

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Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    1092

  • Staff Turnover:

    17%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    29%

  • Male : Female:

    41% / 59%

  • Average Age:

    43

  • UK sites:

    93

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