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Housing Service Programme Manager

Up to £326.46 per day
 
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Olivia Crush Recruitment Consultant – Social Housing & Operational Support

Job Description

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Housing Service Programme Manager to join a Local Authority based in Hammersmith.

To work closely with the Director of Housing and Housing Department Management Team developing and delivering Council and Departmental priorities to help Housing Services to maximise its potential, delivering effectively and efficiently services.

This will be a temporary position paying £330 per day.

Role Purpose:

* Ensure the effective preparation and co-ordination of the Director of Housing and Housing Department Management Team responsibilities.
* Write and oversee preparation of reports, briefings and correspondence to a high standard, on a wide range of issues including on emerging significant issues for the Council, London and nationally.
* Develop and maintain good working relationships across the Housing Service and Economy Department and wider Council to ensure the effective and efficient running of the Department in line with Council policies and values.
* Develop and implement business strategy, planning and performance monitoring, budget oversight and monitoring, helping Housing and Economy Department to operate efficiently and effectively, and ensuring close alignment of Housing with the wider responsibilities of the Council. This includes working with corporate and departmental specialists on matters such as supporting the smooth running of Council processes and the development and agreement of tenders and contracts.
* To support the development and implementation of Director of Housing and Housing Department Management Team priorities, using insight and intelligence.
* To highlight to the Director of Housing and Assistant Director of HUB any areas on under performance or non-delivery of Council priorities.
* Ensure that matters referred to the Economy Strategic Director's office are dealt with effectively, sensitively and confidentially as required.
* Attend meetings, working parties, panels etc. in support of and/or on behalf of the Strategic Director.
* As advised by the Strategic Director, Director of Housing, Assistant Directors of Housing to liaise with Councillors, the Departmental Management Team (DMT), Council services and others to ensure effective co-ordination and communication of major issues and those affecting the Strategic Director's responsibilities.
* Help ensure that the culture of the Housing Service and Economy Department aligns with and reflects the Council's Values and People Strategy. Promote and support the Council's equalities, diversity and inclusion policies and objectives through all work.
* Other duties as appropriate to the seniority and responsibility of the post as directed by the Director of Housing or Departmental Management Team in Housing.
* Manage the Corporate Complaints Programme for Housing and support this process across Economy.

Skills & Abilities:

* Demonstrate evidence of consistent and strong working relationships with members, senior officers and internal stakeholders.
* Demonstrate evidence of consistent and strong working relationships with a wide range of external organisations, partners and office holders.
* Implementation of Housing priorities and complex programmes of work, through evidence-based decision-making
* Lead the effective co-ordination and communication of major issues and those affecting the Director of Housing responsibilities.
* Demonstrate influence and delivery through evidence of critical thinking, creative solutions and successful negotiations, with consistent and strong working relationships with members, senior officers and internal stakeholders.
* Demonstrate influence and delivery through evidence of critical thinking and creative solutions and successful negotiations, with evidence of consistent and strong working relationships with a wide range of external organisations, partners and office holders.
* To design, develop and lead implementation of Housing priorities and complex programmes of work.

Title: Housing Service Programme Manager
Salary: £330 Per Day
Location: Hammersmith

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