Head Of Housing Maintenance

  • £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
  • Croydon, Greater London
  • Hays Specialist Recruitment

Head of Housing Maintenance Permanent Role based in Croydon.

Head of Housing Maintenance

Location: Croydon

Salary: £38,000 to £40,000 per annum

Your new company

We are working closely with a Charitable Housing organisation who provide homes for tenants with learning disabilities. The organisation operate across the South of England. The company are focused and looking to expand their area of operations.

Your new role

Reporting to the Director of Housing, as the Head of Housing Maintenance you will be providing a customer focused, property repairs and maintenance service. You will ensure compliance with all legislation and regulations through effective leadership of the maintenance teams.

Ensuring that tenant's housing and environmental requirements are identified and met by providing technical advice and by working closely with both the tenants, support providers and other relevant professionals.

You will support management of the front-line maintenance teams including recruitment, identification of training needs, monitoring of performance and staff appraisals/supervisions.

Ensuring all properties are inspected biannually as a minimum, that assess standards of property repairs, gardening, redecoration, and general upkeep.

Regularly review and monitor the performance of appointed contractors, as well as procuring new contractors to meet the needs of their maintenance service.

The role will require you to work specifications for external contractors, obtaining quotations and instructing and assessing their work ensuring it is carried out to an acceptable standard.

Preparing detailed work schedules for repairs required to properties at the end of lease periods, and to ensure that all works are scheduled, and properties repaired .

To develop and manage the Planned Preventative Maintenance programme for cyclical maintenance always ensuring value for money.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be able to demonstrate a sound technical knowledge of the building maintenance and construction industry.

A track record of building and managing successful teams and delivering high levels of service and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Experience of managing a responsive repairs service with a focus on "right first time" approach.

Suitable qualification in Maintenance or Building Surveying.

A desirable would also be NEBOSH or IOSH qualified.

Full UK driving license.

What you'll get in return

In return you will be offered a salary between £38,000 to £40,000 per annum.

25 Days holiday plus Bank holiday days

What you need to do now

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