Director of Direct Maintenance, Jobs, 40185

Director of Direct Maintenance - London - S

Housing Association - Construction
Ref: 40185 Date Posted: Tuesday 30 Jul 2019
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Do you have experience as a Senior Manager within direct maintenance?

Have you worked in a Social Housing or Local Authority environment?

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity?

Then this position is ideal for you!

This Housing Association are recruiting for a new role at strategic, senior management level following a restructure of its Direct Maintenance Division. They are looking for a second Director of Maintenance to cover the South Direct Maintenance Region. Which Includes Thames, South East, South and South West London and surrounding areas. The Director of Maintenance is responsible for strategic and operational leadership of an industry leading void and reactive maintenance service to residents.

Duties will include budget responsibility of approximately £40 million annually. Making sure that Direct maintenance meets its business and budgetary plans and targets and continue to develop an effective service; whilst considering opportunities for expansion and growth whilst setting out strategic improvements.

This role includes responsibility for managing a range of stakeholders, internal and external. Working alongside Technical and strategy teams and leading on future planning. Coming together to deliver people strategies, planned maintenance programmes and cost-effective solutions. Delivering a customer focused approach and developing the culture within Direct Maintenance, where there is a focus on turnaround and first-time fix and advocating for resident satisfaction.

The successful Maintenance Surveyor will have:

  • ILM Level 7 or equivalent experience
  • Commercial and financial acumen and experience in delivering results inline with budget management
  • Communication and influencing skills across all levels and a wide range of stakeholders
  • Organisational development and planning skills
  • Demonstrable ability to developer outcomes again demanding objectives
  • Social Housing, Local Authority experience at a senior level

On offer to the chosen Director of Maintenance is a salary up to £60,000 with fuel allowance and flexible working.

For any more information please contact Nazir Idris on 020 8655 4940/075 1910 1527 or via


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