• Housing Headhunters
  • Negotiable
  • North East
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a successful housing association who have created a brand new Director of Housing role to oversee the deliver of a wide range of housing services. Our client provides housing to a wide variety of tenants and have seen demand for their services increase significantly over recent years, which has resulted in an overhaul of their structure, and an increase in the demand for staff within senior positions.

The successful candidate will be required to develop and oversee the delivery of the housing and customer service functions ensuring a highly motivated customer team that continuously delivers to targets and high quality service standards. You will also play an integral role as part of the Executive Leadership Team, delivering strategic insight and input to the annual planning process and quarterly reviews. Creative and forward thinking are a must with a strong focus on continuous improvement being the foundation for building on every success.

The right calibre individual will have a proven track record in leading and motivating teams of people, with experience of managing teams in excess of 20+ people, preferably within a local authority or housing environment. A professional housing qualification such as CIH would be of great advantage coupled with a degree or equivalent. Clear and succinct communication skills are essential with an ability to tailor messaging to different target audiences, as well as excellent relationship building skills as engagement across a number of key stakeholders including staff, board members, tenants and community associations will be required.

This is a great opportunity for the right individual to play a critical part in a successful and growing organisation and who has a passion for delivering a vision to a community of different individuals. A competitive benefits package is available including performance related bonuses.

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