Head of Property Services
English Rural Housing Association is recruiting a
Head of Property Services
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Contract: Permanent (37.5 hours per week)
Salary: £46,795 + £5,200 car allowance per annum
Benefits: Health & welfare package and generous contributory pension scheme
Holiday: 30 days per annum exclusive of bank holidays
About English Rural Housing Association
English Rural Housing Association is a leading national rural specialist working to provide affordable homes in small villages for local people. We own and manage around 1,250 affordable properties, spread amongst 150 villages, and have a development programme of around 200 more homes. After 11 successful years, our current Chief Executive has decided to retire and a new Chief Executive has been appointed from April 2019. The Association has a main office in central London with all service activity delivered from a separate office in Guildford. Following an In-Depth Assessment in 2018, the Association kept the highest regulatory judgments of V1 and G1.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to shape a new senior role focused on delivering a high-quality repairs, maintenance and stock investment programme. Responsible for a small team, the role will be expected to inform and deliver agreed business strategy and advise on the approach to asset management. Collaborating closely with the Head of Housing Services, this role will enhance the quality of our offer to residents. Managing the performance of external contractors to achieve good value, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory expectations and working within agreed budgets are all essential.
To succeed in this role, you’ll have a proven track record in working at a senior level leading a repairs and maintenance service to achieve agreed business strategy. You will need good communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to manage and motivate people effectively. Excellent experience in contract management, procurement negotiations and delivering high level of performance are also crucial. The right candidate will be technically qualified and able to demonstrate development and delivery of strategic asset management. Experience in successfully setting, monitoring and reporting on complex budgets is also essential.
Closing Date: 9am on Monday 25th February 2019
Interviews: Thursday 7th March 2019
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English Rural Housing Association is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.
No agencies please.