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Assistant Business Manager - Housing Maintenance and Asset Management
  • Employer: Newark & Sherwood District Council
  • Reference: NSDC/21/165944
  • Published: Wed 22/09/2021, 13:35 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 04/10/2021, 10:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.00 hours per week, Able to work outside normal office hours to meet service needs and participate in Council's out of hours response and emergency planning
  • Salary: NS15 £43,857 - £45,859 Pay Award Pending
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Farrar Close, Nottinghamshire

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Assistant Business Manager - Housing Maintenance and Asset Management



NS15 £43,857 - £45,859 PER ANNUM (PAY AWARD PENDING)


We are currently recruiting an Assistant Business Manager to join our Housing Maintenance and Asset Management Team at Newark and Sherwood District Council. As an employer, we can offer the successful candidate a competitive salary, enrolment in to a local government pension scheme, flexible hours, agile working, a generous annual leave entitlement that increases with service and discounted gym membership. In addition to this, you will be working with a dedicated team who are passionate about providing a quality, customer-centric service and delivering the objectives outlined in the Council’s Community Plan.

We are looking to appoint someone who is able to motivate those around them, someone who can maintain high standards and meet deadlines in a sometimes busy and demanding environment. People management is a large part of the role and the successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills allowing them to develop and effectively manage the staff reporting to them. They will also be well organised, will put the customer at the heart of their decision making and will be committed to demonstrating the Council’s values.

In this post, you will be responsible for leading, managing and delivering the effective performance and overall direction of the following aspects of the housing asset function: delivery of Planned and Programmed Maintenance, Responsive Repairs, Empty Homes and Stores. You will also deputise for the Business Manager – Housing Maintenance and Asset Management when required. As part of the role, alongside managing projects, budgets and developing strategies for the future, you will be responsible for providing leadership and motivation to a large team of skilled operatives, a repairs customer services team and a Stores team.

The successful candidate will hold a corporate membership to CIH, RICS or be able to demonstrate relevant professional experience. You will have successfully worked at a senior managerial level in a role with strategic impact and will also have experience in managing building contracts, a workforce with a range of responsibilities in the housing sector and a good understanding of the legislation, regulation and best practice with regards to social housing.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Caroline Wagstaff on 01636 655637.

Veterans/family of forces/ex-forces, those in care/care leavers, and candidates who declare a disability (as defined under the Equality Act 2010) will be guaranteed an interview provided they have demonstrated that they meet the essential criteria of the post as detailed in the Person Specification on their application form. 

Closing date: 12 noon, Wednesday 6 October 2021

Interviews: To Be Confirmed (please note that online testing will take place beforehand)