Housing Alliance Manager
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 9062
  • Published: Thu 16/07/2020, 13:35 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/08/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £47,491 - £50,667 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Housing Alliance Manager

Team: Housing Property

Job Family: Enabling M - CBG14

Salary: £47,491 - £50,667 per annum pro rata

Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 30th August 2020

Interview Date: 23/24th September 2020

More about the role:

The Housing Property Team’s function is providing a systematic approach to the governance of property (maintenance, investment and health and safety) including the realization of value from the housing property asset (whole life cycle costs).  Using Active Asset Management principles and incorporating a business-like approach (aligned with social values) the team develop, operate, maintain, upgrade, and dispose of assets in the most cost-effective manner.

The Housing Property team delivers circa 18,000 responsive repairs each year alongside capital works to 5,240 homes, including boiler servicing and maintaining fire precautions, keeping residents safe in their homes, whilst complying with legislation. 

The team is responsible for the delivery of a substantial and ambitious capital investment programme aligned to the Council’s strategic ambitions through the HRA business plan and Housing Asset Management Strategy (maintenance and capital programmes represent expenditure of £11.5M in 2020/21).  The team is also responsible for delivering the £6.9M of the councils Future Investment programme whilst providing technical support and advice to commissioning new home schemes to be delivered by the council and its partners.

The Service has moved to an alliancing [partnering] arrangement with a single maintenance service provider (contractor) to achieve MTFP efficiencies and improve quality/VFM.  This provides the Housing Service with significant influence (indeed more control) over quality/value, complete transparency of cost, performance and management information.

The Alliance Manager is responsible for the contract management of the Housing Services alliancing arrangement for the delivery of Repairs, Maintenance and Capital Works (contract value circa £16Mpa).  Using your experience of working in a housing asset management environment you will make sure our service meets the needs of our residents making Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work for all.  If you feel you have the leadership skills or potential to develop into the role then we would love to hear from you.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Housing Alliance Manager Recruitment Pack

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For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: James Yeomans, Head of Housing Property at james.yeomans@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or on 0300 300 5957 

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk  

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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