Director of Housing & Estates

  • Confidential
  • Leeds, UK
  • 05 Nov, 2021
Seasonal Executive

Job Description

Interim Director of Housing - Leeds (WFH/1 day in office per week) - START ASAP - 3 Months - £Day Rate

We are currently working with a social housing provider based in Leeds who are seeking an Interim Director of Housing to start ASAP. The role would require you to work from home with potentially 1 day per week in the office.

You must have senior leadership experience to be considered for this role, within housing management but they would also consider candidates with Senior Property Experience if you have demonstrable experience of the below.

The rate is negotiable depending on experience.

Please find below duties associated with the role.


- Responsible for: Housing Management, Housing Finance, Maintenance Service, H&S Housing Compliance, Capital and Cyclical Spend
- Property development to support business growth - Care operations and housing divisions

Purpose of Job

- Champion the Vision and Values of the organisation
- Be an effective member of the Senior Management Team working collaboratively with the Chief Executive, Board and colleagues on matters of corporate strategy to ensure the organisation is a sustainable, ambitious, dynamic and a successful organisation.
- Take a strategic lead on all issues related to Housing, Health and Safety (depends on knowledge, definitely housing H&S and big 5), our Housing Stock, and our Maintenance Service ensuring fully compliant with all statutory regulations and legislation.
- Demonstrate an adaptable, flexible and innovative approach to all services within this post holders remit, to ensure developments in best practice and technology are implemented into our systems and culture.
- Identify and manage any housing related risks ensuring the Organisation is aware of any issues, either internal or external, and can react to, and manage these risks to mitigate the impact