Head of Strategy and Investment

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£65,518 to £72,070 (pay award pending)
13 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Leeds City Council is one of the most ambitious, forward thinking and largest local authority social housing landlords in the country with a portfolio of some 54,000 homes.

We are looking for a creative, forward thinking and highly motivated leader with a proven track record for delivering in this field of expertise.  You will have experience of both operational and strategic delivery of a large scale Capital programme as well as the development of a large scale investment strategy including the delivery of a procurement programme to deliver an annual Capital programme in excess of £80m. 

Reporting to the Chief Officer, you will be a member of the Senior Management team that delivers a full range of property related activity to the Council housing stock as well as supporting the wider property portfolio within the Council.

You will lead a number of high profile strategic, operational and commercial services aimed at shaping communities including;

  • Development of the asset management strategy, policy and plans
  • Delivery of the annual capital programme in excess of £80m
  • A construction health and safety service
  • A technical support service through surveying and QS support.

You will need to be a confident and credible leader with an ability to work with senior leaders across a range of Council services, politicians and tenants to deliver stretching aspirations with lasting results. You will need to evidence a track record in the services involved but also leadership within a large scale and political arena.

Closing date: 27 April 2018

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