Head of Maintenance

London (Central), London (Greater)
£56,300 - £71,480 + £6000 car allowance + bonus
04 Oct 2019
20 Oct 2019
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Head of  Maintenance

London Bridge

£56,300 - £71,480 + £6000 Car allowance + Bonus

Hyde is looking to recruit a Head of Maintenance.

Hyde is one of the UK’s largest housing providers, working across London, the South East, East Anglia and the East Midlands. Hyde provides services to more than 100,000 customers and we are proud of our reputation for innovation and unerring focus on delivering an outstanding service to our customers.

The role of Head of Maintenance is to deliver a first class, customer-focused, value for money, maintenance and improvement works service ensuring that the Group’s property assets meet the needs of current and future residents. The Head of Maintenance will lead a team of specialist staff to enhance the directorate’s change capabilities, complementing Hyde’s wider transformation agenda. This role does require you to travel around London and the South East.

We offer a 35-hour working week, 30 days holiday, car allowance, bonus, excellent pension, an award-winning flexible benefit and well- being package and the opportunity to work for a commercially focused organisation with a strong social conscience.

Duties and Responsibilities of Head of Maintenance.

  • Develop, monitor and review the Responsive Repairs strategy in conjunction with the Director and the Property Services Management team.
  • Lead, manage, develop and motivate managers and staff within the Responsive Repairs team and contractors to deliver high performing, value for money services which are responsive to the customer, in line with Service Promise and contractual obligations
  • Adopt a result’s driven approach to maintenance activities by procuring, implementing and applying contractual agreements with all external suppliers to regularly monitor and review the levels of service delivered
  • Delivery of robust contract management through setting and achievement of challenging targets for agreed KPIs in conjunction with the Director of Property Services
  • Regularly monitor and review service delivery and performance against validated data to ensure they meet agreed contracts, taking appropriate action where necessary in line with contractual obligations.
  • Support the Director of Property Services in the formulation and revision of business plans
  • Manage and maintain an overview of monthly budgetary, implementing appropriate control to ensure budgets are controlled and commerciality is promoted
  • Foster resident engagement in all key decisions and the monitoring of service delivery within Responsive Repairs and resolve customer satisfaction concerns.
  • Monitor staff who deliver the day to day business via their direct reports to ensure that performance levels remain in the upper quartile of performance measures, take action to address any concerns or underperforming areas
  • Monitor the development and performance of contractors, including tier 2 contractors in the delivery of first- rate services

Closing date for this role is Sunday 20th October 2019.