Tender Notice

Interim Assistant Director - Asset Management and Improvement JUST CLOSED

Buying Organisation

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

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Tender Description

Job Title Interim Assistant Director - Asset Management and Improvement
Rate of Pay: Day rate £700-£800 per day
Hours: 37 per week
Location: Roway Lane, Oldbury
Start Date: ASAP
Contract type: Temporary until 31/12/22

Job Description and Personnel Specification are attached, which also provides more information above the role.

Brief description:

With a population of c.328,000 and a large housing stock c.28,000, the Council has a very strong commitment to and pride in improving the quality of existing stock, making sure that properties are safe, compliant and energy efficient. Excitingly, by 2030, we also aim to have 8,000 more new homes in the borough which will be a mix of council house building, homes built by registered housing providers and the private sector. To enable the delivery of all of our ambitions, we are now seeking to recruit an Assistant Director who is passionate about improving the quality of housing for our tenants, has a focus on compliance and regulation and is willing to take the difficult decisions for the right outcomes.
As a strategic leader you will be forward thinking, solutions focussed and offer a commercial view on the long-term strategy, as the Council looks to grow a new culture and develop expertise and capacity within the housing directorate. You will be joining a small but progressive leadership team that will enable you to influence and work within a leadership culture that is open to change and innovation. You will also provide high level professional advice to the Council and Cabinet Members on your service areas and, lead on systems change to improve the stock and outcomes for tenants, whilst delivering real plans for more energy efficient homes and the shift to net zero carbon.
The Council has been through significant changes and challenges over the past couple of years. We are committed to continuing our improvement journey, transforming and modernising the Council business to get the best outcomes for Sandwell residents. This opportunity presents not only a huge challenge but also a great opportunity to lead, develop and continuously improve a wide range of business-critical services whilst ensuring the best tenant experience. We are realistic that our ambitious changes cannot be made overnight - This is why we are seeking an individual who is up for the challenge to join us in delivering this ambitious agenda for Sandwell - Big Plans for a Great Place.

Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references and a copy of Terms and Conditions. You will also need to include your agency on cost details to each submission. Stated rates must be inclusive of all known costs.

No DBS is required for this role.

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Tender categories (products & services required)

Recruitment services (CPV 79600000)


West Midlands (UKG)

Buyer Information

Buying Organisation

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

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