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Salary: 
65,905 - 68,552
Location: 
Shettleston, Glasgow
notice: This position is now closed to applications.

Director of Property Services

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We are recruiting for a Director of Property Services: the post-holder will be a key member of our leadership team, working with our volunteer Board of local tenants and residents to drive forward our ambitious plans for business growth and development, to serve the community of Shettleston.

Shettleston is a leading community based housing association, and a Scottish Charity, which has played a major role in the regeneration of the local area for over 40 years. We have a track record of providing excellent housing and community services with 2,300 homes now in management and factoring another 1241. We have plans to develop another 138 new affordable homes in the coming three years and for substantial ongoing investment in our existing homes to ensure they continue to meet the highest possible standards. We have established three wholly owned subsidiaries: Upkeep Shettleston Community Enterprises (which provides SHA with a range of reactive, cyclical and major repairs services); Upkeep Recycling; and East End Housing Development Company. The Association directly employs 53 FTE staff with a further 42 FTE staff employed elsewhere within the Group.

We are looking for an inspirational leader, committed to the ethos and values of the Association, who will develop and provide direction to the Property Services team whilst helping to provide strategic direction to the organisation as a whole.

The post holder will be motivated to provide excellent property management services for tenants and customers and to ensure effective investment planning and delivery for our existing housing stock and the fulfilment of the Association’s plans to build quality new homes.

The appointed candidate will have a strong background in property/construction with knowledge of both the development and maintenance of buildings. Significant experience at a senior level, able to develop and implement strategy. Substantial experience of procurement and strong project management skills.

Further information is available in the following documentation:

For a confidential discussion contact Nigel Fortnum or Mike Orr at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555. To apply please complete the short form below and upload your CV and cover letter.

Closing date for applications: Monday, 27th August 2018

Longlist Interviews: Tuesday 11th September 2018

Shortlist Interviews: Monday 17th September 2018 (late afternoon / evening)

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