Assistant Business Manager (2M-MM14845)

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Assistant Business Manager – Housing maintenance and asset management
Ns15 £43,857 – £45,859 per annum (pay award pending)
Full time, 37 hours per week, permanent

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 into 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 via a combination of in-house operatives and specialist contractors, 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.

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, Tuesday 14 September 2021
Interviews: Monday 27 September 2021 (please note that online testing will take place beforehand)

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