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Director of Assets and Property Services

This position is now closed to applications.


Created by Tenants, for Tenants, Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) is an independent Housing Association serving communities in the Scottish Borders by providing quality, affordable homes. 

The Director of Assets & Property Services post provides a unique and exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual who will play a key role in delivering their mission and strategic objectives.  You will be passionate about delivering value for money, great customer service and creating great places to live for Tenants. You will play a critical role in business growth and increasing asset value and returns.

SBHA is changing and the Director will play a crucial role in the delivery of change.  Leading a large directorate of over 120 technical staff and multi-trade staff, you will have a strong track record on strategic delivery, operational management and service transformation.  With an annual budget of £8m for investment in existing homes, a large in-house contractor and an emerging development programme you will be highly driven with the ability to work under pressure. 

You will be degree qualified or have equivalent experience in a relevant discipline.  Experience of developing and delivering Property Maintenance and Asset Management strategies to meet corporate and service objectives will be essential.  You will also be able to demonstrate financial and budgetary control experience with an ability to make effective financial and investment decisions, developing and maintaining a high performance culture and motivating teams.  Knowledge of the social housing sector and housing development / maintenance would be essential.  

To apply please send a CV and cover letter, indicating how you meet the criteria for the role.  A detailed Candidate Pack, including the Job Description, is available below or by calling 0141 212 7555.  Applications should be sent to Melissa Scholes at quoting G972.

Candidate Pack 

For a confidential discussion please contact Nigel Fortnum or Mhairi Higgins on 0141 212 7555. 

Closing date: Monday 14th December 2015