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Assistant Director Strategic Asset Management & Compliance

£89630 - £101315 per annum
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Principal Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Stuart Pryce

Job Description

MMP Consultancy has partnered with a Local Authority in their search for their next Assistance Director - Strategic Asset Management & Compliance.

This Opportunity will be paying a Permanent Salary between £89,630 - £101,315 Benefits.

About the role:
Our Housing Service is committed to safeguarding the well-being of our residents. With approximately 10,000 council homes and 2,000 leaseholder properties under our care, ensuring the safety of our residents is paramount. We are seeking an Assistant Director for Strategic Asset Management & Compliance to join our talented team within the Housing Service.

In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance across a range of essential areas, including Gas Servicing, Lift Maintenance, Fire Safety, Asbestos, Electrical Testing, Water Management, and other associated risks. Through efficient management of maintenance and inspection contracts, you will lead on ensuring our buildings meet the highest safety standards, directly impacting the safety and well-being of our residents.

You will spearhead the development, delivery, and review of strategic asset management data and strategy across our housing stock. Aligned with our broader Capital Strategy Asset Management and net-zero ambitions, this entails meticulous attention to detail in managing our assets to ensure resident safety remains our top priority. By enhancing the energy efficiency of our housing stock, in accordance with targets outlined in the Council's Climate Action plan, we strive to create a living environment that is both sustainable and safe for generations to come.

Additionally, you will oversee the development and maintenance of the Council's 10-year housing capital programme, assuming ownership of all building cost inputs into the Council's 30-year HRA Business Plan. Efficient and effective contract management, in accordance with our organisation's performance framework, is paramount in ensuring the continued safety and security of our residents.

Key Responsibilities:
* Responsible for statutory and regulatory compliance across housing stock for Gas Servicing, Lift Maintenance, Fire Safety, Asbestos, Electrical Testing and Water Management
* Lead on development, delivery & review of strategic asset management data and strategy across the Council's housing stock
* Development and maintenance of the Council's 10-year housing capital programme
* Ensure contracts are managed efficiently and effectively in accordance with the organisation's performance framework
* Lead and contribute to business planning, budget management, identifying service improvements, and harnessing technology to deliver services that demonstrate value for money, and achieve high levels of compliance and resident satisfaction.

Qualifications and Requirements:
While RICS and/or CIOH qualifications are desirable, they are not essential prerequisites for this role.

Job: Assistance Director - Strategic Asset Management & Compliance.
Location: East London
Salary: £89,630 - £101,315 Benefits.

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Project Manager (Regeneration and Investment)

Up to £57771 per annum

MMP Consultancy is seeking for a new Project Manager (Regeneration and Investment) to join one of my clients in East London. This Opportunity would be on a permanent contract paying up to £57,771 Benefits

* Oversee the procurement of contracts to deliver the Regeneration and Investment Programme ensuring Best Value in their commissioning and provision.
* Identify, commit and control all financial expenditure associated with the major works contracts managed by the Project Team.
* Lead and develop the project team in the provision of a full range of technical consultant and project management functions.
* Ensure that all schemes are completed in accordance within Investment Programme, Business Plan and Service targets.
* Involve all residents in the investment process.
* Deputise for the Head of Regeneration and strategy as directed.
* Assist in the development, implementation and review of our clients procurement and investment strategy in accordance with best practice.
* Identify investment needs through the use of stock condition information and provide technical solutions to address such needs.
* Advise the Senior Management Team and the our clients board and sub committee on major works issues.
* Undertake research to inform the development of investment and business plan strategies.
* Undertake cost, performance and practice benchmarking to drive service improvements.


Main Benefits:
Annual leave and special leave
We aim to ensure that a good work-life balance is achieved by offering 33 days annual leave in addition to the statutory bank holiday days, which is pro-rata if you work part-time. For Christmas and New Year, you should book days leave when our offices are closed.
In addition to annual leave, we offer special leave to enable employees to deal with life. Special leave covers compassionate, medical treatment and emergency leave with manager approval.
Employee assistance programme
We offer a dedicated and professional employee assistance programme (EAP), with a 24-hour, 7 days a week, 365 days a year confidential helpline staffed by experienced advisers and counsellors.
The services offered by the EAP include counselling, practical legal and medical information, bereavement support. our client has a Corporate Cash Plan that supplements care provided by the NHS.
Family friendly policies and procedures
Our client is a family friendly organisation, and our policies and procedures are designed to reflect this. Staff can benefit from a range of flexible practices and our pay during maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental leave.
Flexible working practices
We're committed to support our staff to balance their work and home life and will consider a range of flexible working arrangements to support this such as: working from home with 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home; part-time working; and job share.
Gym membership
Our staff can receive up to £200 per year membership fee for a gym of choice.
Life insurance cover
Membership of the SHPS pension scheme offered by the NHF comes with life insurance. The cover provided by the policy is 3 x your annual salary.

Occupational sick pay
All our staff are eligible for occupational sick pay, which is pro-rated if you work part time and during your probation period.
Pension scheme
All staff are auto enrolled into a defined contribution pension with the Social Housing Pension Scheme (SHPS). The minimum employee contribution rate is currently 3%. our client contribution rate is 10% and employees may opt out of the pension scheme after enrolment.
London living wage employer
We are proud to be a living wage employer which means we commit to paying our employees no less than the National and Real Living Wage, an annually reviewed rate of pay.
Season ticket loan
To help make the cost of travel more affordable, we offer all our employees who have successfully completed their probation period an interest-free loan to purchase a season ticket, which can be repaid over 10, 11 or 12 months.
Training and development
We offer a range of development opportunities to ensure that our employees have the skills and knowledge they need to deliver their job roles. In addition to our mandatory training programmes, employees can take leadership and development programmes; people management training; technical training; finance training; and a range of soft skills development.

Job Title: Project Manager (Regeneration and Investment)
Location: East London
Salary: £57,771 Benefits

Project Manager (Regeneration and Investment)

Up to £57771 per annum

MMP Consultancy is seeking for a new Project Manager (Regeneration and Investment) to join one of my clients in East London. This Opportunity would be on a permanent contract paying up to £57,771 Benefits

* Oversee the procurement of contracts to deliver the Regeneration and Investment Programme ensuring Best Value in their commissioning and provision.
* Identify, commit and control all financial expenditure associated with the major works contracts managed by the Project Team.
* Lead and develop the project team in the provision of a full range of technical consultant and project management functions.
* Ensure that all schemes are completed in accordance within Investment Programme, Business Plan and Service targets.
* Involve all residents in the investment process.
* Deputise for the Head of Regeneration and strategy as directed.
* Assist in the development, implementation and review of our clients procurement and investment strategy in accordance with best practice.
* Identify investment needs through the use of stock condition information and provide technical solutions to address such needs.
* Advise the Senior Management Team and the our clients board and sub committee on major works issues.
* Undertake research to inform the development of investment and business plan strategies.
* Undertake cost, performance and practice benchmarking to drive service improvements.


Main Benefits:
Annual leave and special leave
We aim to ensure that a good work-life balance is achieved by offering 33 days annual leave in addition to the statutory bank holiday days, which is pro-rata if you work part-time. For Christmas and New Year, you should book days leave when our offices are closed.
In addition to annual leave, we offer special leave to enable employees to deal with life. Special leave covers compassionate, medical treatment and emergency leave with manager approval.
Employee assistance programme
We offer a dedicated and professional employee assistance programme (EAP), with a 24-hour, 7 days a week, 365 days a year confidential helpline staffed by experienced advisers and counsellors.
The services offered by the EAP include counselling, practical legal and medical information, bereavement support. our client has a Corporate Cash Plan that supplements care provided by the NHS.
Family friendly policies and procedures
Our client is a family friendly organisation, and our policies and procedures are designed to reflect this. Staff can benefit from a range of flexible practices and our pay during maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental leave.
Flexible working practices
We're committed to support our staff to balance their work and home life and will consider a range of flexible working arrangements to support this such as: working from home with 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home; part-time working; and job share.
Gym membership
Our staff can receive up to £200 per year membership fee for a gym of choice.
Life insurance cover
Membership of the SHPS pension scheme offered by the NHF comes with life insurance. The cover provided by the policy is 3 x your annual salary.

Occupational sick pay
All our staff are eligible for occupational sick pay, which is pro-rated if you work part time and during your probation period.
Pension scheme
All staff are auto enrolled into a defined contribution pension with the Social Housing Pension Scheme (SHPS). The minimum employee contribution rate is currently 3%. our client contribution rate is 10% and employees may opt out of the pension scheme after enrolment.
London living wage employer
We are proud to be a living wage employer which means we commit to paying our employees no less than the National and Real Living Wage, an annually reviewed rate of pay.
Season ticket loan
To help make the cost of travel more affordable, we offer all our employees who have successfully completed their probation period an interest-free loan to purchase a season ticket, which can be repaid over 10, 11 or 12 months.
Training and development
We offer a range of development opportunities to ensure that our employees have the skills and knowledge they need to deliver their job roles. In addition to our mandatory training programmes, employees can take leadership and development programmes; people management training; technical training; finance training; and a range of soft skills development.

Job Title: Project Manager (Regeneration and Investment)
Location: East London
Salary: £57,771 Benefits

list Maintenance Surveyor

Up to £42000 per annum Plus Benefits

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Maintenance Surveyor to join a housing association based out of Battle covering a patch of east Sussex.

This will be a 12 Month FTC position paying £42,000 with the option to go permanent at the end.

The Role:

The primary function of the role is to provide a responsive repair and void surveying service for My Client

To ensure that all My Clients owned and managed properties are maintained to the highest possible standards and that all statutory and regulatory requirements are met.

To ensure staff, residents, leaseholders, managing agencies and property owners are provided with a high standard of service.

Job Purpose:

  • To undertake the management of responsive repairs including taking corrective action where necessary and report regularly to the Contract Manager on progress.
  • To analyse and assess building defects, provide remedial proposals and prepare specifications for remedial repairs.
  • To ensure that specifications are up to date and meet current legislative standards.
  • To obtain where necessary quotations and estimates, in accordance with our procurement procedures.
  • To maintain communication and consultation to the highest possible standards of customer care with all stakeholders.
  • To ensure work is carried out within the budgets and value for money is achieved, by monitoring and reporting on performance.
  • To continuously identify ways of delivering the service in a more efficient and effective way.
  • To suggest improvements to procedure, processes and quality control.
  • To provide advice to other staff, both technical and non-technical, on construction and building related matters. This is to include desktop reviews of drawings and specifications for new developments to advise the Soft Landings team members of issues to be resolved.
  • Monitor the performance of contractors and consultants and provide reports to the Contract Manager or Head of Service.
  • Carry out post inspection/quality control checks on works and pursue any necessary redress to achieve satisfactory completion.
  • Carry out H&S spot checks and monitor contractors and ensure contractors are working safely and complying with all relevant Health & Safety risk assessments and method statements.
  • To manage complaints through the complaints process, receiving, taking ownership and providing written responses as required.
  • Undertake the role of lead officer for responsive repair and void works and follow my clients contract management framework.
  • To monitor and keep accurate records of progress on site, including a record of any variations, snagging and health and safety records. Accurately update Orchard and APEX on the progress of all jobs. Accurately record and acknowledge all customer contacts, complaint details, actions and learning points on CRM/CD.
  • Promote and encourage customers to verify and self-serve on our customer portal and mobile app.
  • Embrace and promote my clients culture, values and behaviours, helping to create an environment which is supportive, and a place where it's enjoyable to work.
  • To carry out any tasks deemed appropriate or required by the Contract Manager or Head of Service with the team, to create greater resilience across service charge setting activities.
  • Be available for OOH cover, when necessary, as per the agreed rota for Contract Services

Title: Maintenance Surveyor

Salary: £42,000 (12 Month FTC)

Location: Battle, covering a patch of east Sussex

list Contracts Manager (Capital Works)

£59000.00 - £61000 per annum Benefits

A great new opportunity has arisen for a Contract Manager (Capital Works) to join a main social housing contractor on a permanent basis based in Essex. This would be a permanent role paying between £59,000 - £61,000 Benefits.

Job Purpose:
To lead and manage, direct, and plan all works to be carried out by the resources under the post holders' control, in particular regard to the level of service, quality, quantity, cost control and meeting contractual requirements.
To be responsible for the overall direction and financial control of the business/work areas, to ensure that the required level of profitability is generated on an annual basis.

Duties:
* To have full managerial responsibility for the allocated work areas, involving the supervision of all contractors.
* To ensure that all work is programmed and completed within contractually defined timescales.
* To develop and implement Quality Management Procedures to produce quality standards.
* To ensure that the invoicing of all completed works, is undertaken within strict timescales, and that income is maximised.
* To work closely with the client and client representatives, to ensure that high quality service delivery is provided.
To effectively monitor operational and financial information as defined in the business plan and take corrective action where necessary.
* To ensure that good industrial relations are maintained, and safety is managed in accordance with the legislative requirements and good working practices.
* To plan and programme the workload to ensure correct job progression. Ensure that all materials and information are available to the cost centre teams when required, including pre-ordering of materials and plant equipment as appropriate.
* To carry out on-site inspections, undertake investigations, enquiries, prepare reports and offer solutions and areas for improvement.

Title: Contracts Manager (Capital Delivery)
Salary: £59,000 - £61,000 Benefits
Location: Essex

list Responsive Repairs Supervisor (Senior Surveyor)

Up to £350 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently has an opportunity for a Responsive Repairs Supervisor (Senior Surveyor) to join a local authority based in Bristol

This will be a 6-9 Month Interim contract potentially to be extended paying £350 P/Day Umbrella

The Role:

  • To supervise a team of Response Services Surveyors responsible, for responsive repairs to the City Council's stock of dwellings, buildings and land managed by Landlord Services , including monitoring the work of the trade teams and contractors, from start to completion, ensuring delivery of high quality work, getting work done "right-first-time" and achieving high customer satisfaction within budgetary targets and providing a cost effective, value for money service.

  • Maintain day-to-day supervision of Response Services Surveyors in the team.

Job Purpose:

  • Supervise and coordinate Response Services Surveyors to provide pre and post repairs inspections as directed by the Council's scheduling system.

  • With the Response Services Surveyors, monitor the delivery and quality of work carried out by Trade Teams and contractors, in order to maximise customer experience and satisfaction, taking the lead on dealing with any issues or complaints in a timely manner, ensuring any lessons learnt from these experiences are implemented as part of driving forward improvements to the Service and continuously improving customer experience.

  • Ensure that tasks are owned by staff and that they action and take responsibility from end-to-end of the process. Ensure that where work is delegated or carried out by other parties, such as contractors, that over-view is maintained and deadlines met. Ensure customers are kept informed of progress throughout the process and that the work is completed to quality, financial and time targets. Champion an excellent customer experience with Landlord Services.

  • Ensure staff performance is maintained to a high standard of delivery and customer satisfaction through the regular monitoring of individual targets, identifying and providing continuous development opportunities and the effective Supervision of any performance issues within an appropriate timescale. Escalate persistent failures or development needs to the Responsive Repairs Manager.

  • Supervise staffing resources, external contractors and suppliers to ensure the completion and co-ordination of work and provision of services in order to optimise end-to-end outputs within a timely manner, whilst maintaining a high quality service.

  • Assist the Responsive Repairs Manager to monitor and accurately report Expenditure and costs against budgets.

  • Ensure that databases, web sites, etc are maintained and up-dated by the service, for both staff and customers, in an accurate and timely manner with information concerning repairs and improvements carried out plus other property Information, as required.

  • Understand the different needs and expectations of customers. Ensure that processes are in place to meet their needs, exceed their expectations and check Information held about them is correct wherever possible. Consult with customers and monitor and check customer satisfaction. Plan and implement different and Innovative approaches to meet customer needs. Champion improvements in Customer experience with the Responsive Repairs Service.

  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of changes in repairs policy, legislation, case Law, innovation and best practice. Ensure policies are developed, continuously improved, clearly understood and consistently applied by all. Reduce the environmental impact of responsive repairs through contract management, material specification, waste management and delivery options

Title: Responsive Repairs Supervisor (Senior Surveyor)

Salary: £350 P/Day Umbrella

Location: Bristol

list Building Surveyor

Up to £50000.00 per annum Additional Benefits

MMP Consultancy are currently seeking 2 x Building Surveyor for a North West London public sector housing organisation.

Flexible working with site visits and home working. (Office attendance 2-3 days per week).

About the role

* Management of Surveying from inception to completion, creating detailed reports and specifications.
* Attend appointments as booked by the repairs administration team.
* Undertake Reports / Scott schedules as required.
* Managing legacy work initially prior to undertaking patch based works.
* Knowledge of NatFed SOR 7.1.
* Take full control of the surveying duties, ensuring the completion of works with dedicated contractors.
* Autonomy on decisions which are required to ensure quality work.
* Manage all order raising on system, utilising CRM and Northgate.
* Post inspection of works as required to ensure quality.

Essential:

* Extensive experience in delivering complex/disrepair service for social housing.
* Detailed Knowledge and understanding of pre and post-inspection processes, building pathology and repairs techniques.

Preferred

Qualifications in Surveying, Construction or Building

Title: 2 x Building Surveyor
Salary: Circa £50,000 per annum
Location: North London
Contract: Temp to Perm
Benefit: Approved business-related expenses