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    Assistant Director of Housing Management

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    Founded by Victorian philanthropist Octavia Hill in the 1860s, we help thousands of people in London live happily and independently and with the care they need. With a portfolio of over 5000 affordable homes in central and west London, we seek to ensure that London remains as inclusive and diverse as possible and that everyone has access to the same chances in life.

    This is an exciting time for Octavia: we have a new Chief Executive, vision and brand. Octavia is driven by strong values to provide homes, support and care for the common good and we are now looking to modernise our operational approach whilst ensuring that we stay true to our mission and heritage.

    Key to our strategic plan is to deliver a responsive and effective tenancy management service to help to deliver good homes, better lives.

    The role

    We are seeking an Assistant Director of Housing Management responsible for the development of strategic and operational plans to deliver general needs housing management services for some 3500 residents, covering lettings, income recovery, specialist ASB and fraud support, contact centre and communal services teams and to take our services forward.

    Educated to degree level or equivalent, the successful candidate will have:

    • Recent senior management experience and strong leadership skills, including operational responsibility for managing a large team.
    • Significant experience of the provision of housing management services within the social housing sector.
    • A strong track record in the design and delivery of service improvement plans, including process review and the use of new technology to improve service delivery.

    This is an rare opportunity to join a well-established, values-driven organisation. If you are keen to join us, share our values and passion for excellent services and seek a role which will give you the opportunity to be creative in service design and delivery, please get in touch.

    Remuneration: up to £72,500 per annum
    Location: London
    Reference: JN -032020-25486_1583752417
    Type: Permanent
    Discipline: Board and Leadership
    Date Added: 09 Mar 2020
    Closing Date: 06 Apr 2020
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