Operations and Development Manager x2
Sheffield City Council
Sheffield, GB
3d ago

Sheffield is a vibrant and green city with two world-class universities, high performing schools, and a thriving Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District.

We want our city to flourish, to grow our communities and have extensive plans to build new homes. We have a number of exciting opportunities to join Sheffield as Operations and Development Managers in the Housing & Neighbourhood Service managing circa 39,000 council homes and an ever-growing private rented sector market.

  • We are seeking experienced, skilled and enthusiastic individuals to join our teams as Operational and Development Managers who;
  • Will manage and assist in leading the Service and to ensure innovative, high quality, continually improving and customer-focused service delivery across all of its functions.
  • Will have operational responsibility and provide guidance for the Service and its full range of activities.
  • Will develop policies, strategies and organisational outcomes for the Council Housing Service, and for the wider Council as appropriate.
  • Are people who can develop alliances and engage with key stakeholders to achieve outcomes for the residents of Sheffield and are committed to delivering exceptional customer service
  • Are listeners to continually seek feedback from residents and partners to improve performance and services that meet expectations.
  • Are effective communicators who can deliver operational strategy to align with political direction and strategy
  • There are two positions available and we would ask you to state any preference in your application. A further opportunity to discuss preferences will form part of the recruitment and selection process.

    There are two posts available.

    1. Asset Management and Programme Works Team

    The Asset Management and Programme Works Team shape and deliver the housing capital investment programme and other related service initiatives.

    Overall, the team manages the development of the investment programme identified through stock condition and other surveys & data sources including the requirement to meet statutory requirements, acquisition of new council housing stock, financial management and delivery of the capital programme investment contracts along with providing customer support throughout this process.

    The team work closely with both internal and external partners in procuring and administering contracts in addition to working closely with the Repairs Policy Improvement and Neighbourhood Management teams to enable the best outcomes and service for both tenants and council housing stock.

    The job is full time (37 hours) and is based at Moorfoot Building in Sheffield city centre, but there will also be an expectation to work remotely at home.

    For informal enquires about the role please contact Nesreen Lowson on 07789 938783 or Alex Young on 07715 012374

    2. Repairs Policy and Investment Team

    The Repairs Policy Improvement Team shape and deliver the housing repairs policy and service initiatives. The team work closely with the Asset Management service.

    The service ensures effective performance management of the repairs service in addition to customer safety elements for council tenants in the city.

    The team manage the cyclical repairs programme and capital investment initiatives. The job is full time (37 hours) and is based at Solpro Business Park, Attercliffe, Sheffield but there will also be an expectation to work remotely at home.

    For informal enquires about the role please contact Alison Charlesworth on 0114 2039150

    We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences.

    Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

    Full-time employees work 37 hours for 52 weeks of the year and we offer a generous holiday entitlement. We are open to discussions about a wide range of flexible and remote working opportunities which benefit you and the Council.

    Please inform us on your Application form under Job Title which job role you are applying for.

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