Housing Property & Asset Manager, EDDC

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Housing Property & Asset Manager
£41,675 - £45,591 per annum
Town Hall, Exmouth
Full time & Permanent

About us
East Devon is independently recognised as an outstanding place and so it follows that its council must also strive to be outstanding.  Everything we do is aimed at ensuring that East Devon is a place that people want to live in, work in, visit and enjoy.  Our ambition is to be an outstanding council which works together with local people to create great value services and an outstanding community, economy and environment for East Devon, now and for future generations.

About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and motivated individual with excellent leadership skills to join our Housing team as our Property & Asset Manager.  In this interesting and varied role, you’ll manage the day to day activities and develop the business of our Property and Asset Team which concerns the maintenance, improvement and adaptation of the Council’s housing property portfolio and associated assets.  You’ll also ensure the effective management of our Contractors to ensure compliance with agreed service standards.

You’ll assist in the development and implementation of our Housing Strategy and Service Plan and support your Service Managers in achieving the priorities and objectives of the Council.

In return for your commitment, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package which includes: generous annual leave; flexi-time; access to a Local Government Pension Scheme, salary sacrifice cycle scheme, employee assistance programme and personal healthcare scheme.  In addition, you’ll also be encouraged to take advantage of our outstanding learning and development opportunities.

About you
With excellent people management skills and proven experience in a Senior Management role, you’ll have good knowledge of a strategic housing role and a formal qualification in a building related subject.  You’ll also need to demonstrate a good understanding and knowledge of a wide range of housing policy and legislation.

Excellent communication skills will be essential along with good attention to detail and the ability to prioritise work so programmes of work are delivered on time and within budget.

You’ll also need a valid driving licence and your own car (reasonable adjustments may be possible according to the Equality Act).

To apply online, please click on the Apply Direct button to visit www.eastdevon.gov.uk/jobs.  For an informal discussion, please contact Amy Gilbert-Jeans, Service Lead – Housing, on 07779013540 or email agilbert-jeans@eastdevon.gov.uk

Closing date:   Wednesday 12th August 2020.  Interviews:  Monday 24th August 2020.

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