This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Housing Performance & Improvement Team. The team lead on a range of improvement projects making a big difference to the services provided to residents and staff.
Fixed term until end of September 2023
This role is available as a secondment to internal applicants in line with our secondment policy.
For an informal discussion, please contact Diane Hughes, Interim Head of Housing Strategy & Supply on 07785 432247 / firstname.lastname@example.org
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Performance & Improvement Team who work across the Housing service and are shaping services for residents and staff.
As well as team management, the postholder is responsible for business functions across all Housing teams. These include:
- Optimising operational performance through service reviews, managing change and embedding improvement.
- Leading on research, benchmarking, business planning, performance reporting, policy analysis, data security, customer profiling and good practice development.
- Supporting Heads of Service to achieve local and council-wide organisation development objectives (including employee engagement, equalities, performance management, communications, and learning & development) that facilitate the delivery of impactful, customer focussed services.
- Directing a programme of work to deliver against the seven commitments set out in the social housing white paper that social housing residents should be able to expect from their landlord.
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Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.
Working arrangements are subject to Government guidance at the time. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team and travel to and from your contractual location would be at your own expense.
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