We are currently working in partnership with a Housing Association based in Buckinghamshire, who are recruiting for a Strategic Asset Manager on a permanent basis. The position is due to start dependent upon notice, with the salary being £57,408 per annum plus benefits.
The client is open to seeing candidates who are keen to be considered on an interim basis too, the daily rate is negotiable.
The ideal candidate will have a background of asset and land management with social housing and hold a full UK Driving License.
Duties will include (but are not limited to):
Reporting into the Assistant Head of Property and directly oversee an Asset & Data Administrator
Providing the business with informed assessments and plans on investments; utilising options appraisals, financial modelling and demographic data for existing and new home investments
Appraising assets regularly and provide option appraisals and recommendations for assets requiring high levels of investment
Utilising the Asset Management System (Keystone) to support and inform strategic asset management objectives
Implementing an options appraisal model to carry out asset appraisals to review stock performance, enabling investment and disposal decisions
Reviewing existing assets to ensure alignment with the Business Plan and action alternative options where required
Design, manage and report on the asset management process
Leading on the monitoring and coordinating of action plans, manage stock data collection and prepare future maintenance programmes of works
Overseeing the recording of building components, property values, energy efficiency ratings and elemental renewal dates
Leading complex projects taking a lead role on property related areas, and providing technical advice and expertise where required
Collecting financial data and analyse the capital programme to enable cost calculations for investment, sensitive to a range of factors
Presenting reports on asset improvements and business cases to internal and external stakeholders
Managing large scale and small property related work and delivered works by supervising contractors or in house maintenance staff
Worked at a customer focused organisation
Experience at a housing organisation or similar would be preferable
A role at an organisation that prioritised best value services and continuous improvement
In an organisation where technology was the catalyst for improving services to customers
Skills, knowledge and expertise required:
Someone who has experience of delivering large and small building projects to occupied/domestic homes
A person who is skilled at managing budgets and understands value for money
Someone who demonstrates negotiating and dispute resolution skills
Someone who leads by example and personally demonstrates organisational values and expected behaviours
A team player who works as part of a team, looks at the bigger picture and does not work in a silo
A person who has a good understanding of best practice within social housing
Someone who has lots of technical knowledge relating to construction and construction related health and safety
Someone who is IT literate, proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
Be skilled at building effective and productive working relationships with staff, managers, partners and customers
Be excellent at verbal and written communication
Be a confident, independent problem solver and an effective decision maker Have a high degree of personal drive
Be committed to the aims and ambitions of the organisation and the broader issues of social housing Be flexible and be open to change
Have good time management skills and able to prioritise your workload to meet deadlines
Rewards and Benefits:
You will get 26 days annual leave, rising to 29 days after five years, together with eight UK bank holidays in adittion you don't have to work on your birthday! They offer a birthday bonus day
Option to buy and sell annual leave
Additional volunteering day every year to support a registered charity of your choice
A great pension scheme with generous employer contribution
All staff are enrolled in the Simplyhealth corporate health plan
37.5 hours per week
Monday to Friday
Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.
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