At the London Borough of Croydon, we want to create an area that our residents are proud to live in. Which is why we’re involving our communities from the start. We need to continue engaging with the people of our borough, and making them feel part of the Housing Management services we provide.
Croydon hasn’t seen expansion like we are currently experiencing since the 1960s. We’re already well underway with some £5bn of investment that will be completed over the next few years. New offices, new retail, and new homes will provide well-paid jobs and high-quality accommodation for our rapidly growing population.
Croydon is a naturally ambitious council – so we’re looking for inspirational leaders who share our passion for supporting business growth and responding to local needs.
In addition, you’ll need adept political skills to work closely with our elected members, gaining their trust and respect, while helping them to realise their aspirations for Croydon.
About the Role
fixed term 6 months
The successful candidate will demonstrate a solid understanding of providing housing management services in the public sector to tenants and leaseholders.
You’ll also possess excellent leadership skills and the ability to get the most out of your team members, creating an environment in which everyone can thrive. Be outward-looking with a track record of working with a range of stakeholders to deliver successful outcomes.
In addition, you’ll have exceptional relationship building skills with the ability to engender trust and mutual respect with everyone with whom you interact.
Finally, you’ll be hungry for a new challenge.
We are looking for a passionate individual who can inspire and lead in the delivery of our housing and caretaking service, ensuring compliance, best practice and excellent customer service. As a member of our SMT, you will shape our on-going transformation to become a modern and commercially aware council.
The post is full time and is being offered as a 6 month secondment, we offer a flexible, supportive and agile working environment, plenty of opportunities for learning and development and a wide range of staff benefits.
For an informal discussion please contact Hazel Simmonds, Council Homes Districts and Regeneration Director, on 020 8726 6100 Ext: 47446 or email Hazel.Simmonds@Croydon.gov.uk
Closing Date: Wednesday 19th December 2018
Interview Date: Thursday 10th January 2019
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role