Letchworth Garden City, UK
Head of Sales & Marketing Letchworth Garden City £60,000 - £65,000 + Excellent Benefits Permanent, Full Time Our client has bold ambitions to build more, much-needed, affordable homes and to improve the service they offer to provide an easy to access, simple to use service that their customers can put their trust in. They do all this because they know that having somewhere to settle has the power to transform people's lives. As their Head of Sales and Marketing, you'll play a lead role in creating capacity as their new homes pipeline grows. Alongside influencing the growth strategy, your task will be to ensure that the business optimises sales revenue through the commercially astute management of their shared ownership programme, Right to Buy and Acquire sales and Rowan Homes activity. Drawing on your considerable sales experience, you will apply your market awareness, drive and commercial acumen to deliver their exciting programme. An exceptional communicator, you'll lead, manage and motivate the Sales and Marketing Team in driving sales revenue across the business' sales activities. As such, you will need to be collaborative in your approach, empowering and inspiring colleagues to reach their potential. This will require visibility, determination as well as an open and honest approach in all that you do. With experience in a range of housing markets, including affordable homes for sale, you will be able to demonstrate a successful track record in horizon scanning and managing upcoming market risks to the business. This role demands extensive experience of setting sales strategies and driving marketing campaigns. Through quality service delivery, you will build their brand across their area of operation, making them the local developer of choice. Closing Date: 8th October 2018
Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Head of Asset Management / Strategy / Social Housing £65,000 Old Trafford, Manchester Permanent 35 hours per week Our client are a dynamic, ambitious housing association, providing affordable homes and services to over 16,000 customers across Greater Manchester. They've an exciting opportunity for an ambitious asset management professional to develop their career and lead their active and dynamic asset management strategy. The role will provide the opportunity to really put your mark on their growing and changing organisation and be instrumental in key investment decisions. Collating and assessing data, developing strategy, planning and implementing investment programmes, creating and developing a team, and being a key part of their Leadership Team, will all be part of your role. With experience in a senior management role, you will have the ability to contribute to the strategic direction of the Association and provide inspirational leadership. If this sounds like you…. They'd love you to join their team and help them to create the new! Our client offer a supportive environment, pay good salaries, offer a great range of benefits and invest in their colleagues, because they want to attract and retain the very best people. Closing date: 19th October Interview date: 1st November
Director of Resources (Social Housing) Newent, Gloucestershire Salary £105,000 (dependent on skills) plus excellent benefits Permanent, Full Time (37 hours per week) Our client is an independent not-for-profit organisation based in the beautiful Forest of Dean, with a £22 million turnover. They are currently seeking an experienced leader and qualified Accountant to take on the role of Director of Resources. They are looking to recruit a strategic thinker to deliver results with experience of a social housing environment. As Director you will embrace change and solutions with a thorough understanding of how the organisation works. Responsible for the overall performance and strategic priorities of the finance, maintenance, development, IT and planned maintenance and homeownership teams you will also be customer focussed and deliver a consistent high level of service. Using your strong leadership skills, you will proactively develop and implement corporate value for money initiatives to enable the organisation to achieve their objectives. You will effectively develop strategy for the delivery and improvement of services in all areas of your responsibility. This will include design and implementation of processes, policies and procedures in accordance with best practice and relevant legislation and regulation. With the ability to balance medium and long-term objectives you will implement appropriate performance indicators and performance management practices within service areas to ensure robust management and control. Further to this you will demonstrate your confident communication skills by motivating and developing teams to successfully and efficiently achieve agreed objectives. In addition, you will ensure appropriate resources are in place to achieve strategic priorities through leading a robust budget and business planning process and making necessary treasury arrangements as appropriate. Essentially you must hold a degree level or equivalent qualification. You must have a leadership development qualification or significant experience in this area and you must hold an Accountancy qualification (ACA, CIMA, CIPFA, ACCA). Due to the nature of the role a full driving licence is required along with the ability to travel and work evenings and weekends when required. They work in a modern, environmentally-friendly office, which has been nationally- accredited for energy-efficiency, sustainability and workplace safety. They offer a flexible approach to working and work-life balance, including options to use their flexi-time scheme and their agile working policies. Their comprehensive package of employee benefits, includes pension options, health cashback plan, competitive holiday entitlement, private medical and life insurance and more.
Head of Delivery Bradford, Bingley, West Yorkshire £55,000-65,000 Are you a technology focused Head of Delivery or Senior Project/Programme Manager? Do you have a successful track record in leading large scale, multi-stream technology programmes? The Head of Delivery is a senior role that creates and maintains the framework in which our client's technology projects and programmes can be successfully implemented. This includes supporting the definition and delivery of the project portfolio and working closely with Scrum teams to enable agile delivery to scale. In this role you will directly manage strategic programmes and provide management and support to project managers, testing and the CRM / SQL implementation team. Responsibilities: Create and maintain a project portfolio that reflects business priorities and constraints. Alongside the PMs, POs and the Scrum Master and implementation team, ensure that value chains of work are managed effectively through governance (including the Change Advisory Board), planning, implementation and deployment processes. Manage non-technical delivery activities, such as procurement and business process change. Create and maintain resource plans, mapped to delivery plans, and identify and manage bottlenecks Support value streams through creating and maintaining project and programme budgets, working with the PO and other business owners to ensure there is a clear business case for investment, regularly revisited Working with the Scrum Master, ensure that measures of progress are clearly defined and tracked, taking care that metrics promote improvements in whole team output and value creation Work with the architecture, development and testing teams to ensure that deployment processes and telemetry are functioning correctly. Address process issues when identified to continuously reduce process debt. Line manage Project Managers and the Testing and CRM / SQL teams, ensuring that staff in these areas are embedded within implementation teams as needed. What they're looking for: Extensive experience of leading large scale, multi-stream technology programmes, including customer facing and internal business systems Agile principles and direct practical knowledge of Scrum and Kanban methodologies DevOps principles, including tools, processes (including continuous integration, testing and delivery) and culture IT operations knowledge and direct experience of working in an IT Ops process framework, such as ITIL Excellent communication skills, including influencing, negotiation and dealing with conflict. Experience of defining and delivering complex application and infrastructure projects, including cloud-based applications