Director of Asset Management
Ardenglen Housing Association
Director of Asset Management
Salary: £55,171 – £57,943 (EVH Grade 9)
Glasgow / Hybrid Working
Ardenglen Housing Association is a highly successful, award-winning organisation. A community-based housing association established in 1990 operating from a modern office in Castlemilk who own and manage over 980 homes with 22 staff at its core. Priding themselves on being recognised as a community anchor they are committed to the ongoing physical, social and economic regeneration of the area, with customer services, innovation and kindness at their core.
Ardenglen is now looking to recruit a new Director of Asset Management to join the senior leadership team. The new Director will lead the Assets team to deliver highly efficient asset management strategies and procurement activity for the Association and its tenants. Leading on all planned and reactive maintenance services, the new Director of Asset Management will also hold overall responsibility for health and safety within Ardenglen HA and ensuring Ardenglen meets and complies with the Energy Efficiency Standards for Social Housing (Phase 2). Under the role, you will also be leading a small team therefore 3 years of managerial or supervisory experience is required.
This is a brilliant opportunity to be part of an organisation undergoing internal restructure and a chance to put your mark on this role. As a result, you must have a sharp eye and focus on maintaining and improving existing services. At the heart of Ardenglen’s cultural focus is a need to ensure that the new Director of Asset Management is proactive and engaged with people. You should be willing to take risks to think outside the box to put customer service excellence and value for money at the forefront. You need to be someone who prides themselves on ensuring quality and building effective relationships with partner organisations and within your own team. You must understand data management regulations and have a background in performance management such as being able to effectively monitor performance, analyse processes and maintain SHQS and EESSH 2 expectations all while supporting Ardenglen’s ambitious 5-year investment plan. A proven track record in managing high value contracts and effective contract management is essential. You will be an excellent communicator; you should be approachable to your team and tenants and be able to effectively communicate on paper through writing and presenting reports on a regular basis. Above all, you will be committed, people driven person, energetic for change and supportive of those around you as well as the wider social regeneration of the Castlemilk area.
If you are ready to take an exciting step up in your career with a community focused organisation and would like more information on the organisation, role and how to apply please visit www.aspenpeople.co.uk/AHA. For a confidential discussion about the opportunity, please contact Nigel Fortnum or Mike Orr at our recruitment partners, Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.
To apply for the position please upload a CV and supporting statement. We would be grateful if you could include the following information in your supporting statement:
- Current or most recent salary
- Details of two referees (please note that referees will not be contacted until offer stage or without prior consent
Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on their application matching the detail provided in the job description. We would therefore ask applicants to provide clear evidence to show how your experience, skills and knowledge match those requirements as well as why you are interested in the role.
Closing date for applications is Monday 31st January 2022.