Assistant Director Asset Management and Improvement

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
West Midlands
Salary
Up to £88,557
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Job position
Assistant, Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Facilities Manager

Assistant Director Asset Management and Improvement

Campbell Tickell are proud to be recruiting to the role of Assistant Director Asset Management and Improvement at Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council has ‘Big Plans for a Great Place’.

With a population of c.328,000 and a large housing stock c.28,000, the council has a very strong commitment to and pride in improving the quality of existing stock, making sure that properties are safe, compliant and energy efficient. Excitingly, by 2030, we also aim to have 8,000 more new homes in the borough which will be a mix of council house building, homes built by registered housing providers and the private sector.

To enable the delivery of all of our ambitions, we are now seeking to recruit an Assistant Director who is passionate about improving the quality of housing for our tenants, has a focus on compliance and regulation and is willing to take the difficult decisions for the right outcomes.

As a strategic leader you will be forward thinking, solutions focussed and over a commercial view on the long-term strategy, as the council looks to grow a new culture and develop expertise and capacity within the housing directorate. You will be joining a small but progressive leadership team that will enable you to influence and work within a leadership culture that is open to change and innovation.

You will also provide high level professional advice to the Council and Cabinet Members on your service areas and, lead on systems change to improve the stock and outcomes for tenants, whilst delivering real plans for more energy efficient homes and the shift to net zero carbon.

The Council has been through significant changes and challenges over the past couple of years. We are committed to continuing our improvement journey, transforming and modernising the council business to get the best outcomes for Sandwell residents. This opportunity presents not only a huge challenge but also a great opportunity to lead, develop and

continuously improve a wide range of business-critical services whilst ensuring the best tenant experience.

We are realistic that our ambitious changes cannot be made overnight - This is why we are seeking an individual who is up for the challenge to join us in delivering this ambitious agenda for Sandwell – Big Plans for a Great Place.

For a further discussion please contact Kelly Shaw at kelly.shaw@campbelltickell.com or 07900 363803.

Closing date: Friday 10th June 2022 (9am)

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