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Planned Repairs Lead

Job Description

Planned Repairs Lead

6 months, Inside IR35


About the role

To manage the programmed works and retrofit programme to the Council's housing stock, communal and environmental areas and ensure that all works are carried out within the constraints of the budgets set following analytical asset data review and scrutiny to inform service planning and delivery in both the short and long term. To have a comprehensive and detailed understanding of Council housing assets and the demand generated by those assets and to meet that demand within available resources and in a way which meets the Council's short- and long-term wider objectives


  • Establish a system of managing assets and working with tenants based on the principles of:
  • greater knowledge of customers, assets and customer demand
  • providing realistic services based on demand and effective control of resources
  • acknowledgement of the value of our property assets and the need to protect them
  • proactive management through business planning and regular property inspections
  • embedding resident involvement in the delivery of services
  • close and effective working relationships between the Planned and Reactive Teams including the potential to move staff resources between the two teams in response to priorities and patterns of demand
  • Ensure that the regular data analysis is used to inform performance management, policy and financial planning and that service innovation continually drives service planning decisions.
  • Appoint contractors through agreed procurement processes as necessary to meet the aims of the service. Actively procure and manage all required contracts including contractor performance, budget management, risk and health and safety processes and seek to ensure that they meet agreed standards and provide value for money.

About the Candidate

  • A degree or equivalent in a recognised relevant discipline (for example surveying, construction or housing and maintenance) or substantial proven equivalent expertise.
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Housing, RICS or CIOB
  • Experience in successful asset management (ideally 5 years) and knowledge of housing retrofit programmes (including grant funding processes).
  • Sound and current knowledge of current legislation relating to the provision of a housing repairs/programmed works service including Health & Safety (for example CDM regulations, HHSRS and asbestos)

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