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Head of Asset Management

Job Description

Building Careers are working as the exclusive recruitment partner for Alpha as they look to appoint a Head of Asset Management to join their senior leadership team.

Salary : £55,000 Per Annum

The Client

Alpha is a long-standing housing association that has dedicated its life to housing and providing sensitive services for older people. They have more than 860 apartments in 11 local authorities across the North of England and are always looking for opportunities to work with new partners.

Their residents are supported by a team who knows them as individuals.

Last summer they carried out Alpha's biggest ever Resident Satisfaction Survey which showed 94.1% satisfaction with their service as a landlord. They offer first-class services shaped around the needs of our current and future residents, and provide a truly personal experience. They boast a skilled and diverse Board, and are members of the National Housing Federation and registered with the Regulator of Social Housing.



The Role

Responsible for: Compliance Co-ordinator, Maintenance Co-ordinator, Handyperson team

Responsible to: Chief Executive

The role of Asset Manager will encompass elements of Asset Management, Strategic Direction, Compliance, Contracts and Repairs. The successful candidate will develop an overall approach to strategic asset management which is consistent with the organisation's wider strategic direction and ambition.

As a member of the Senior Management Team you will support the Chief Executive in the development of policies and procedures. You will also be responsible for setting a framework for statutory compliance and provide assurance that strategies and delivery programmes are in place for fire safety, water safety, electrical safety, asbestos, HHSRS and gas safety

The role include the management of contractors and repairs staff ensuring contractors are procured in accordance with financial regulations and standing orders and perform to agreed quality criteria and also that the Handypersons team is performing to that same criteria.



The Successful Candidate



You will have experience of working in the housing industry as an Asset professional at both strategic and operational levels, and have experience of managing budgets, financial cost modelling and life cycle costings. You will also have detailed knowledge of the UK and EU frameworks relating to compliance and contract management and an understanding of the issues currently facing the housing sector.

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Required Skills

Asset Manager / Social Housing / Supported Living /

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