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Lead Officer - Private Sector Housing
  • Employer: London Borough of Merton
  • Reference: LBOM/21/168171
  • Published: Fri 08/10/2021, 13:35 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/11/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £45,834 - £48,819 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Merton

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Lead Officer - Private Sector Housing

How to meet the housing challenge of a generation?

Merton, Richmond and Wandsworth’s shared regulatory services partnership is a shining example of the power of creative collaboration.  Bringing together a range of environmental health, enforcement, technical and income generating activities, the partnership is trailblazing a new approach to regulatory services in the capital.

We are looking for an excellent candidate to provide leadership on key projects across the Private Sector Housing portfolio; principally in relation to high rise safety and empty homes in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

About the role

Reporting to the Private Sector Housing Manager, you will line manage a team of officers delivering key projects within the Private Sector Housing service. You will also work with key stakeholders including resident groups, developers and colleagues in other governmental departments, to ensure leaseholder safety is protected and resident concerns are effectively addressed.

With project management experience in an environmental health setting, you will ensure intelligence around building risk is managed effectively and responded to appropriately. Working with a team of professional officers, you will also ensure opportunities for grant funding are both explored, delivered & suitably monitored.

The London Borough of Wandsworth is placing increasing importance on this area of work and you will be joining at a critical time; with the ability to shape the response to this key emerging issue to the benefit of many residents.

About you

You will be a qualified regulatory services practitioner with experience in private sector housing. You will bring experience of working at a lead or managerial level in local government or building services; with a track record of providing advice and support to leaders and senior decision makers.

Does this sound like you?  If so apply today to join and lead this most important and exciting of partnerships.

Closing Date: 14th November 2021 (23:59 hrs.)